Innovation Project Canvas - SUNA Masterclass with Innovate UK EDGE

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The Innovation Project Canvas is an invaluable tool to help businesses validate their innovation proposition to save time, money and effort

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Are you an innovative, growing business looking to apply for grant/investor funding, or looking to validate an innovation proposition before spending time, money and resource on it? If so, our Innovation Project Canvas webinar is for you!

Simon Atack FCIM FIC FCIM, Lead Innovation Growth Adviser, at Innovate UK EDGE, will guide you through how to use this valuable tool so you can foresee and manage risk with your innovation, and close any gaps in the business case.

Agenda for the Event:

14:30 Introduction, Objectives and Outcomes, Event Format

14:35 Introduction to Innovate UK EDGE

Julie Pauley, Ecosystem Relationship & Gateway Lead, Innovate UK EDGE

14:40 Innovation Project Canvas - A Valuable Tool for Validating Your Innovation Prior to Going to Funding

Simon Atack FCIM FIC FCIM, Lead Innovation Growth Adviser, Innovate UK EDGE

15:20 Live Q&A and Summary

15:27 How to Access Innovate UK EDGE Support

15:30 Close

The webinar is on: Thursday 15th April at 2:30pm

Meet the Presenters:

Simon Atack FCIM FIC FCIM, Lead Innovation Growth Adviser, Innovate UK EDGE

A Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, the Institute of Consulting and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Simon is an Innovation Management specialist with a broad commercial background covering a variety of technology-based sectors. He has worked with organisations both within the UK and internationally and provided business coaching and training under a variety Government programmes including Growth Vouchers, Destination Digital, New Enterprise Allowance and Growth Accelerator as well as degree level qualification training in Sales and Marketing for the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.

For more information on Innovate UK EDGE please see their website:

Julie Pauley, Ecosystem Relationship & Gateway Lead, Innovate UK EDGE

Julie Pauley, Eco System Gateway & Relationship Lead Innovate UK EDGE, Julie has worked with hundreds of SMEs to access the help they need across several funded business support programmes. She has a background in Marketing, and Innovation and Growth coaching.


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Please email if you have any questions or queries.

Will this event be recorded?

Yes we will be recording this event. If you do not wish to be on the video - please attend and leave your video and sound off. You can still ask questions through the chat function to the host from the Scale Up New Anglia Team, who will announce themselves at the start of the event. This video will be available through a private link only.

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Your information will be stored on Eventbrite according to Eventbrite’s terms and conditions. Upon arrival you will be required to sign in on our attendance sheet, this is to provide evidence of your attendance and will be kept on the server as evidence for our ERDF funding. After your attendance will be stored on the secure Growth Hub CRM system. This is required in order to provide evidence of your attendance and eligibility for the course. This will be kept to the statutory dates any only accessible to Growth Programme and authorised personnel. If you request further contact from an adviser post this event they will use this information to contact you and log any future interactions, again to evidence for ERDF funding.

Your information will also be shared with Innovate UK EDGE as co-hosts of this event. To understand how they manage your data, you can view their privacy notice here.

State Aid Declaration

This event is delivered, free of charge, to SMEs (SME is defined as an Enterprise with fewer than 250 employees and has either an annual balance sheet not exceeding 43m Euro or Annual Turnover not exceeding £50m) other restrictions may apply. This support is being provided as de minimis aid under EC Regulation 1407/2013 (De Minimis Aid Regulation). The value of this support has been calculated as £50.

Please note: This is not a request for payment; we are merely required to notify you of the value, which will be relevant if you wish to apply or have applied for any other de minimis State Aid in the future. There is a ceiling of €200,000 for all de minimis aid provided to anyone organisation over a three fiscal year period (i.e. your current fiscal year and previous two fiscal years).

This event, as with all the New Anglia Growth Hub events, is suited and intended for businesses already running and established. Please refer to courses by NWES and MENTA for courses more suited for those businesses who are pre-start or have been trading for less than 12 months

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