Xpand Idea

Validate Your Projects


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Use Xpand’s sector mapping tools to identify candidates for programmes, create baseline data for business cases and create pre-engagement surveys to build audiences for initiatives before they launch.

Real-time data on UK-Wide business initiatives, to support long-term planning.

Business Sector Mapping

Discover the UK’s fastest growing sectors, emerging markets & companies.

Databases of Events

Empower your clients to Access online and in-person events covering all the subjects needed to help grow their business or get started with their projects.

UK’s most comprehensive dedicated list of in-person and online business events. Explore and list events by category, date, location and type.

Pre-engagement for ideas

Carry out pre-engagement surveys with potential applicants and beneficiaries to build up a list of businesses and partners before launching your funding, support or competition.

Saved searches

Explore the UK’s entire business base of over 5 million companies, start-ups, education partners, charities and public sector teams. Save lists of searches to track the performance of particular sectors/regions and automatically add these to pre-engagement programmes.

Detailed Geographical Searches

Search in detail council areas, postcodes or country. Map specific categories or individual businesses including new emerging sectors, with all data updated on regular basis.

Enhanced Business Profiles

Xpand Idea offers enhanced business profiles, allowing you to research, connect and understand businesses in your regions.

One Place for all Support & Funding

More than 2000 UK / European pieces of support and funding - Over 100 items of Support & Funding are added weekly. Use this information to plan and coordinate effective support for your business clients.

Funding and Investment databases

Receive information from the latest investment and funding data sources each month,  linking this information to sectors and council regions.

Evidence for business cases

Understand the background and baseline data needed to support your business case, provide real-time tracking of changes in each sector and region.


Map UK sector, cluster and company growth of over 5 million businesses and using our machine learning platform detirmine new / emerging sectors, funding opportunities and trends.



Want to learn more?

  • Plan, evidence and validate your projects, programmes and initiatives
  • Run your projects, programmes and initiatives from end to end
  • Evaluate the impact of your funding and investment into projects, programmes and initiatives