Sign up for news updates Sign up for regular ERDF and ESF news updates from the European Programmes Management Unit. Investment Escalator The Investment Escalator supported businesses with raising finance, expanding their business and hiring staff. Innovation Agency project This project supported designers to capitalise on their talent, with innovative new products and services. Project FoodSave One of our European Regional Development Fund projects won a Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee award in 2014 Co-Innovate case study The Co-Innovate platform has created new, distinctive journeys enabling SMEs to access expertise from Brunel University. Emerging Growth project Emerging Growth has helped London businesses to understand international opportunities and increase training skills. Greening small businesses This project supported small businesses in six London boroughs to go green. Mayor's export programme The Mayor’s Export Programme sought to increase the number of London SMEs trading internationally over a 2-year period. EU programmes: top facts Main facts regarding the 2007-2013 EU programmes, managed by the Greater London Authority (figures as of January 2015). What we do ERDF Programme: 2007-2013 Learn more about the 2007-2013 ERDF legacy and find annual implementation reports. London Green Fund JESSICA is an initiative developed by the European Commission to enable sustainable regeneration activity in urban areas The London SME Fund The SME Fund, called MMC London Fund, provides equity finance for early stage London-based businesses.