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Global Business Accelerator Visit to South Korea - Advanced Materials

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Innovate UK’s Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a technology visit to South Korea for businesses focused on developing advanced materials technologies.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to meet South Korean companies, research centres of excellence and key innovation hubs, with the aim of developing strong international partnerships for future collaboration/commercialisation.

By registering you are expressing your interest in attending. After registering, you will receive an email inviting you to submit a full application, which will take about 30 minutes to complete.

THE PROGRAMME (Subject to change)

Saturday 17th/Sunday 18th March

Depart UK / Arrive Seoul

Monday 19th March

  • Briefing – Doing business in South Korea

  • Intro to South Korea advanced materials sector

  • Visit to Korean Institute for Advancement Technology and Innovation Accelerator

  • Welcome Dinner

Tuesday 20th March

  • Organised Matchmaking with South Korean companies

  • Visit to state of the art advanced material facility

  • Network Dinner


Wednesday 21st March

  • Visit to Hyundai Innovation Centre

  • Travel to Daejeon - company visit

  • Network Dinner


Thursday 22nd March

  • Visit KAIST & Hanwha Advanced Materials

  • Company visit - Networking with South Korean companies


Friday 23rd March

Depart Seoul - Arrive UK


KEY DATES

Saturday 17th March - Friday 23rd March 2018 (inclusive)

Closing date for full application: Wednesday 21st February 2018

Briefing event: Tuesday 27th February 2018


BENEFITS OF ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME

  • Pre-visit and in-country briefings providing market information and advice on how to do business in the immersive tech sector; Training on how to improve your pitching skills; Training on how to protect your IP

  • Your profile in the visit brochure, that will be distributed to high profile organisations in SK

  • A programme of meetings with key players and stakeholders

  • Company Visits to movers and shakers in the industry


ELIGIBILITY

To participate in this visit, your business must be established in the UK.

Please be aware that submitting a full application does not mean you have been accepted onto the Accelerator Programme. It is a competitive process and you will be notified of the outcome by the 22nd February.


For more information please contact Andy Bates, Business West andy.bates@businesswest.co.uk

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