The Voice of SME's in Engineering


As the association promoting trade and representing the interests and aspirations of the UK engineering manufacturing sector we want to make it easy for our members to access finance. For this reason, we partnership with Finpoint, trusted by thousands of business as a one-stop-shop for our business funding.

Our service is free for EIA members and gives you access to the UK’s largest panel of business lenders. Taking a whole to market approach, the service is well placed to find a home for your funding needs. Represented on the panel are high street banks, specialist finance providers, trade finance, crowdfunding platforms, asset-banked lenders, investors as well as grant providers and R&D options.

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What are the benefits for EIA members? 

  • One online application to access to hundreds of funding options that cover the whole finance market.
  • Save time and hassle. It only takes 10 minutes to fill in the funding application.
  • Help to find the right funding for your business and get investor ready.
  • Algorithmic matchmaking technology with a human touch.
  • No cold calls, we protect your privacy. The application is anonymous and automatically protected by an NDA.
  • Dedicated finance advisors 24/7 to support your application and help EIA members identify the right funding for their business.

What you need to do:

  • All you need to do is fill in one simple application form, using the link above.
  • Then you receive connection requests from financieproviders that see an anonymous preview of your requirements.
  • Agree to share the full data and you can start to negotiate directly and compare the different funding options or decline the request and keep your data safe.

Remember, the service is free for EIA members and is designed to help businesses, like yours, to find the right lenders and get access to the best solution to fund your business growth.