Case Studies

Find out about some of the businesses Make It York has been supporting with signposting and guidance on funding support, and the impact receiving these funds will now have on their businesses.

Starbons Ltd

Starbons Limited is a bioscience company based at York Science Park’s Catalyst building which transforms waste into value-adding materials via a unique, patented process.

Ainsty Ales

Independent brewery Ainsty Ales will be launching a new online shop, offering next-day delivery across the country, following a recent grant funding win from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership.

The Little Seed Group

The award-winning Little Seed Group, run independently by Director and Founder Ellen Cole over the last four years, is sprouting a new cutting as it takes on its first ever intern to help support and establish a brand new, inclusive e-learning platform.

Perfecting Pilates

A fitness company run by sole trader Sarah Owen, focusing on providing pilates classes and one to one sessions to help clients with postural correction and rehabilitation.

Love to Eat Cafe

Love to Eat Café was taken over by Fiona MacKenzie and continues to build on the ethos of providing great customer service and fabulous food and drink.

Andrea Morrison – Business Coaching

Andrea Morrison is a Transformational Coach, Ted X Speaker, Columnist for the Yorkshire Post and writer. She founded her company in 2015.

Your Memories Photography

Alice Etherington

A professional photographer specialising in wedding and events photography.


Bioelements is a bioscience business based in the Innovation Centre at York Science Park, specialising in organic farming technology suitable for the 21st Century.