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Birmingham Tech Week 2019: Innovation & Funding Innovation

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NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator

8 Brindley Place

Birmingham

B12TZ

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Innovation & Funding Innovation:

- You want to be inspired by innovation!

- You need sources of funding & support!

- You need access to industry gamechangers!

- You need 60 seconds to pitch your idea!

Whether you are an entrepreneur, an SME, in academia, in industry, an investor, a social enterprise, or part of the innovation ecosystem; this event is for you.

As part of the inaugural Birmingham Tech Week, this event & exhibition will raise the profile of the Birmingham & W Midlands Tech Scene. Inspiring the next generation of innovators, encourage inward investment and create an environment where high-growth innovative companies can flourish.

Networking & Registration: from 9:15am

Speakers: confirmed include Councillor Ian Ward, Leader Birmingham City Council ᵒ Innovate UK ᵒ Dr David Hardman MBE, Innovation Birmingham ᵒ Prof Liam Grover, University of Birmingham Healthcare Technologies Institute/Birmingham Life Sciences Park ᵒ Drew Currie, Innovation Factory Cooperative ᵒ WMAHSN ᵒ Rupi Nandra MBE, Enterprise Europe Network ᵒ Dr John Williams, Managing Director Birmingham Health Partners ᵒ Innovation Alliance ᵒ Melissa Snover, Founder Nourish3d ᵒ Prof Monder Ram OBE, Aston University ᵒ Chris Moore, Partner HGF Law ᵒ Pam Sheemar, NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator & more....

Exhibitors & Speakers: include Coutts Bank, Midven, University of Birmingham, Aston University, Birmingham City University, Catapult, , EPSRC, Chamber of Commerce, MICRA, Innovation Alliance, NOURISH3D, BioSpring, NIHR, Birmingham Health Partners & more!

Elevator Pitch Competition: Your chance to do a 60 second elevator pitch in front of industry gamechangers. Any idea, does not have to be tech related, but preferred. Spaces limited.

Topics: Pitch competition, funding, how to pitch, grant writing tips, innovation ecosystem, R&D tax credit applications, crowdfunding, grant programmes (Innovate UK, BGP2, i4i, KTP, innovation vouchers, IP Enabler, GBSLEP/BCLEP support, interns, free law clinic, s2i, PatentBox, B4i), social enterprise, diversity, unsecured business loans, work placements, incubators, etc.

Complimentary buffet lunch: by the award winning Green Sisters

https://birminghamtechweek.com/event/innovation-funding/

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What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

  • Parking: Q-Park Brindleyplace is a 1 minute walk to the venue.

  • Train: Five Ways train station is a 14 minute walk to the venue or Snow Hill station is a 20 minute walk to the venue.

  • Bus: Broad Street is accessible by many buses and is a 4 minute walk to the venue.

Pitch Competition ticket?

  • Anyone can enter the pitch competition who has registered. Your pitch does not have to be tech related, but must last no longer than 60 seconds. No slides. Heats over lunch time.

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