SMALL and medium sized manufacturing firms in the south west are being urged to submit applications for new product support with grant funding.

The South West Manufacturing Advisory Service (SWMAS Ltd) is encouraging SME manufacturing businesses across the region to apply for funding as its Product Development Centre (PDC) project enters its final stage of operation.

The PDC is a support programme focused on helping accelerate the development of new products from concept to commercial reality.

Call Kathryn Edwards on 07870 251694 or email