Learn how funding, finance and collaboration can help your business to innovate and grow!
Innovate UK in the East of England
At 10am,, Vice Chancellor of the will formally open the event, followed by , Director – Clean Growth and Infrastructure at , to explain how Innovate UK helps UK businesses innovate today and share the latest news on new programmes.
You’ll hear from businesses who we’ve helped to succeed and from the Innovate UK “family” on how we work together and with Growth Hubs to support: the , Knowledge Transfer Network and .
From 11.30 we’ll go “beyond grant funding” to explain Innovation Loans, R&D tax credits, angel and venture capital investment including the Low Carbon Innovation Fund. You’ll gain insight into choosing and working with an investor from John Snyder, Co-Founder and CEO of Grapeshot, followed by a very successful exit, and a founder member of.
From 2.30 we’ll focus on how you can work with Universities and the “knowledge base” to accelerate your innovation, including(KTPs) which can embed graduate talent and university knowledge into your business.
During the lunch break and the afternoon there will be more workshops where you can learn more about the world-class resources available at Norwich Research Park and looking in more detail at how to win funding and grow your innovative business.
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