This information and networking event will demystify Innovate UK and European Funding opportunities post the Brexit referendum vote.
Speakers will explain what the current and immediate future of R&D funding involves and what support organisations are able to assist individual organisations and consortia. In addition you will hear from a local company who has been successful in both UK and European funding.
There will also be an opportunity for the first 5 companies registered to take advantage of a two minute pitch to the audience.
17.30 Registration & networking
17.45-19.00 Panel Speakers & Q&A, followed by networking over drinks and nibbles
•Welcome & Introduction from Chris Lyons, Enterprise Europe Network Sector Lead
•What Innovate UK funding is available for innovative companies and how to apply by Dr. Catherine Joce, Knowledge Transfer Network Manager of Materials Security and the Circular Economy
•A Local SME’s experience of applying for funding & development for a new innovation development by Peter Stirling, Dashboard Ltd
•An update from Low Carbon South West and the Go Green project by Matt Tudge, Low Carbon South West Manager
•What are the latest H2020 European funding opportunities and how do you engage? By Susie Williams, Enterprise Europe Network Development & Funding Advisor
•Local company pitches