Access to Funding and Finance
Our Speaker / Interviewee
Ian Tracey from KTN - Innovate UK
Knowledge Transfer Network. Responsible for growing and developing the KTN’s strategies for assisting innovative companies through the application and raising of finance be-it lending, grants, or equity based.
Raised finance, won grants, gain sales and grown management teams. Co-created the UK Innovation Forum, to find the management required by UK research institutions to fill posts in their spinouts, or otherwise participate in the commercialisation of new technologies.
Keen to explore entrepreneurship and how it relates to innovation, what infrastructure needs to be in place to improve it. I look forward to speaking to anybody who has any insights to share.
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