Chemistry Innovation Laboratory

Do I qualify?

Eligibility Criteria

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To be eligible for this programme your company must be an SME located in the D2N2 area. 

The European categorisation of a micro, small and medium sized enterprise is a company who:

  • Employs less than 250 people
  • Has an annual turnover of less than (or equal to) 50M Euro
  • Has a balance sheet of less than (or equal to) 43M Euro

In addition to the above, an eligible SME must not be more than 25% owned by a non-SME.  If you think you may be eligible but are not sure, please contact us using the Enquiry Form at the bottom of the page.

The D2N2 area is defined as a combined area of Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Eligible Postcodes


DE1, DE2, DE3, DE4, DE5, DE6, DE7, DE11, DE12*, DE13*, DE14*, DE15, DE21, DE22, DE23, DE24, DE45, DE55, DE56, DE65*, DE72, DE73, DE74, DE75*, DE99*, LE65*, S1*, S8*, S11*, S12*, S17*, S18, S19*, S21, S26*, S30, S31*, S32*, S33, S40, S41, S42, S43, S44, S45, S49*, SK12, SK13, SK14*, SK17, SK22, SK23, ST14* 


NG1, NG2, NG3, NG4, NG5, NG6, NG7, NG8, NG9, NG10, NG11, NG12, NG13, NG14*, NG15, NG16, NG17, NG18, NG19, NG20, NG21, NG22, NG23*, NG24, NG25, NG70*, NG80, NG90*, DN9,*, DN10*, DN11*, DN21*,DN22*, LE6*, LE12*, LE14*, LE65*, S80, S81

*Full postcode needs to be checked to confirm eligibility


Chemistry Innovation Laboratory

The University of Nottingham
School of Chemistry, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

Tel: +44 (0)115 84 68078