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Global Business Accelerator visit to South Korea - Immersive Tech

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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 in the immersive tech industry, including companies working in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Internet of Things.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to meet South Korean immersive technology companies, research centres and key government agencies, 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 immersive technologies sector

  • Welcome Dinner

Tuesday 20th March

  • Organised Matchmaking with South Korean companies

  • Visit to D-camp start-up hub

  • Network Dinner


Wednesday 21st March

  • Visit to Hyundai Innovation Centre

  • Visit to Centre for Creative Economy and Innovation (Seongnam-si)

  • Network Dinner


Thursday 22nd March

  • Visit Smart Content Centre

  • Visit to Immersive Tech Hubs

Friday 23rd March

Depart Seoul - Arrive UK


KEY DATES

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

Closing date for full application: Monday 19th 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 21st February.


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

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