Salford-based Aura Healthcare is to create around 30 jobs after securing a £1.1m loan from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.
The firm, who have offices across the UK, Ireland and South Africa, supplies IT services to Healthcare professionals are to double their workforce at the Salford-Quays office.
Aura Healthcare provide design, implement and support a range of IT solutions that can automate care processes across hospitals and health professionals, enabling the integrated care of a patient.
The funding has been awarded by the GMCA’s investment framework, the Greater Manchester Investment fund, which is supported by the Regional Investment fund from the Government.
The firm’s chief executive, Adrian Stevens said: “This is an investment in jobs. We are building a business that is sustainable and one that will create real opportunities for young people and become a significant partner in the Greater Manchester community”
Aura’s managing director Mark Hindle added: “The GMCA is our ideal partner as it shares our commitment to the region and to building something tangible for the future. The funding is important as it will fuel the next phase of our development and support future growth as well”
The chair of Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, Mike Blackburn, said of the investment:” Aura Healthcare has demonstrated a keen commitment to its operations here in Greater Manchester and this investment will now help them to move solidly into their next phase of growth, generating a positive impact for the local economy.”