The first of the Autumn's IGNITE your … events run by
SETsquared at the University of Southampton.
Tuesday 24th September 2013
16:00 for 16.30 start – 19.00 finish
University of Southampton Science Park (USSP) Chilworth
IGNITE your .... Grants and funding
will focus upon the schemes and sources of funding,
regionally and nationally.
IGNITE your…. TSB grants
Presenter – Mark Glover, Director Business Planning, from Technology Strategy Board will be presenting on
“The support to small businesses provided by the various TSB grants and schemes"
Mark is responsible for the definition and management of organisational strategy, strategic partnerships, EU and international engagement and organisational improvement and change.
The Technology Strategy Board is the UK's innovation agency. Our goal is to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.
IGNITE your…. Solent LEP Bridging the Gap
Presenter - Jan Ward, Solent LEP Director & CEO of Corrotherm International Ltd will be presenting
"Phase 2 of Bridging the Gap funding programme"
Bridging the Gap is a competitive fund of £1.85m, looking to identify projects that can create or safeguard the most jobs and leverage the most private sector investment into SMEs in the Southampton area.
The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) was formed after the Government offered local areas the opportunity to take control of their future economic development.
IGNITE your…. USSP Grant Users Group
Presenter - Nick Allot, Principal at Nquiring Minds will be presenting the idea of
"Creating an Grant Users Group on the University of Southampton Science Park"
With an increasing number of companies on the science park bidding for and winning grants from UK and EU sources there is a large amount of experience and knowledge being gained. The aim of the Grant Users Group is to pool that knowledge and creat strategic partnerships that can be even more successful in the future.
Nquiring minds, a research lab specialising in high technology research, have recently received two grants from the technology strategy board amounting to a total of £230,000 and are part of a EU funded FP7 ICT programme with a budget of 14 million Euro.
IGNITE your....FUTURE SOLENT
Presenter - Jimmy Chestnutt, General Director of the Southampton & Fareham Chamber of Commerce & Industry will present about
"Future Solent creating a Low Carbon Green Economy!"
Light refreshments will be provided.
When & Where
SETsquared at the University of Southampton
SETsquared is a collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey which partners in enterprise activities and collectively supports the growth and success of new business opportunities through spin-outs, licensing and incubation.