We’d like to invite you to a free breakfast seminar bringing together experts in their own fields to tell us about four valuable funding mechanisms for innovative SMEs, to generate value and return from your innovation.
Join us on the 3rd October at the EEF Technology Hub from 8.00am. Enjoy tea, coffee and a selection of breakfast rolls, then learn how to secure a step-change in your innovation funding from these experts :
Jumpstart – R&D Tax Relief – Jumpstart is a recognised market leader in R&D tax relief having realised £96million benefit for clients over the last eight years. They provide a blend of technological and business expertise to guide companies through the complexities of submitting claims to HMRC.
Beck Greener – IP & Patent Box – BeckGreener is an intellectual property (IP) firm specialising in patents, trade marks, designs and copyright and representing a range of clients from global corporates to start-ups and individual inventors across a wide range of technology sectors. Beck Greener is one of the oldest IP firms in the world, and is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.
British Business Bank – Midlands Engine Innovation Fund – The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) is a collaboration between the government-owned British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in the West and East and South-East Midlands, providing £250m of debt and equity funding to help businesses in the region start-up, scale-up and become a successful part of the Midlands Engine vision.
Warwick Manufacturing Group – Product Innovation Accelerator and Reach projects – The Warwick Manufacturing Group is an academic department at the University of Warwick, providing research, education and knowledge transfer in engineering, manufacturing and technology.
– 8:00: Arrival/registration/tea/coffee
– 8:35: Opening & Introduction – Charlotte Horobin*, EEF, Region Director – Midlands and East
– 8:40: Presentations start
– 9:40: Q&A
– 9:50: Closing remarks – Charlotte Horobin
– 10:00: Tour of the EEF Technology Hub – the UK’s premier facility for training and development for apprentices and professionals in manufacturing and engineering.
*Charlotte is responsible for managing and developing relationships with EEF member companies in the East Midlands and East of England. She works closely with these companies to make sure they gain maximum value for their membership, utilising services and support available.
A FAST PACED SEMINAR WITH PRESENTATIONS, AS WELL AS AN “ASK THE EXPERT” SESSION, NETWORKING TIME AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS ON A 1-2-1 BASIS.