SFIE

AcronymDefinition
SFIESelective Finance for Investment in England (now Grant for Business Investment; UK)
SFIEShanghai Federation of Industrial Economics (China)
SFIESan Francisco Institute of English (San Francisco, CA)
SFIEStrategic Framework for the Information Economy
SFIESet of Fredholm Integral Equations
SFIESpecific Fluoride Ion Electrode
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It has installed the most up-to-date CNC laser cutting technology, with the help of a pounds 90,000 SFIE (Selective Finance for Investment in England) grant from regional development agency Advantage West Midlands.
The SFIE project is helping to transform the fortunes of manufacturers by giving them the investment they need in order to grow without taking on additional risk.
I believe the SFIE scheme is a fine example of how the public and private sector can work together effectively for mutual benefit.
It has seen its growth aided by a pounds 54,540 SFIE (Selective Finance For Investment in England) grant from Advantage West Midlands.
One of the agency's key priorities is to make sure such companies have access to appropriate finance for growth and SFIE funding can often be the last piece in the financial jigsaw to trigger capital expenditure that leads to long-term improvements in productivity, skills and employment.
Richard Clift, from the Access to Finance team at Advantage West Midlands, said: "Wade Ceramics had very specific requirements to aid its future prosperity and we were delighted to step in and provide an SFIE grant.
One of our key priorities at Advantage West Midlands is to make sure such companies have access to appropriate finance for growth and SFIE funding can provide support towards capital expenditure that leads to long-term improvements in productivity.
The Chamber helped the firm apply for an pounds 81,000 SFIE grant secured from regional development agency Advantage West Midlands as well as attracting capital investment.
SFIE Policy Manager at Advantage West Midlands, Phil Baron, said: "When we found out Wild needed help we realised the importance of intervening decisively to ensure this fine manufacturing company was kept alive.