Monday, 08 Apr 2013
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Export Marketing Research Scheme (EMRS)
What is the Export Marketing Research Scheme?
The EMRS provides independent advice, at no charge, on carrying out marketing research; whether you’re looking at new markets or re-evaluating an existing one. In addition companies may be eligible for a grant of up to 50% of the cost of conducting market research.
So if you’re too busy to consider new markets, or you’re not even sure where to start, the EMRS could provide the solution you need
What are people saying about EMRS?
It provides guidance and help when you need it most
"It was the advice that was invaluable. Without the research advice - about the sort of questions to ask and how to conduct the research exercise, I could have spent ten times as much - and only learned a fraction of what I actually did."
Stayclean Beerpipe Ltd, Halesowen
It increases export business
‘‘Three years after using the EMRS to help investigate a potential market in Zambia we have generated more than £1million in additional export sales.”
G Corner Electrical Systems Ltd, Manchester
It reduces risk
"We need to develop a long term strategy that will enable us to capitalize on the opportunities without overreaching ourselves. The impact on the company if anything went wrong would be disastrous"
Who does EMRS help?
All exporters can benefit from the marketing research advice the scheme provides.
Who is eligible for financial assistance?
With between 5 – 250 employees
With products and services which have a track record
Who wish to research a specific market for these products/services