Innovate UK - New Pilot Programme for Innovation Loans

Innovate UK will be piloting a new programme to help SMEs with later stage R&D projects. KTN will be hosting a series of events around the UK to introduce the programme.

For more information please do visit the KTN website: https://ktn-uk.co.uk/news/does-your-business-need-funding-from-a-new-inn...

New Event Scheduled: Scaling Up for Digital Success Workshop

SETsquared Surrey is developing a series of workshops as part of its Entrepreneurship Programme that address the most common challenges faced by digital companies who have moved beyond the start-up phase, have sales traction, and are now looking to significantly scale their business. The first of these workshops – ‘ Scaling Up for Digital Success’ - will take place on over two days on Wednesday 29 th and Thursday 30 th November.

For more information do view this link: http://bit.ly/2ktC2R5 .

If you would like to attend then please do email c.watson@surrey.ac.uk ....

University of Surrey Innovation Voucher Scheme

The University of Surrey is launching an Innovation Voucher Scheme. The scheme will fund (between £5K and £10K) collaborative projects between small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the University’s academic expertise.

Projects can be used to address specific technical challenges, develop or test products or introduce innovative new business processes.

To note:

Applications will be processed in batches The number of vouchers available is limited so the earlier we receive applications the better The more evidence provided that the project will benefit both the SME (...

Doing Business in the Gulf Region - Department for International Trade

Please join this Department for International Trade (DIT) South East event to see how you can grow your business in the Gulf Region and network with market experts and representatives from DIT.

This is a great opportunity for UK exporters looking to do business in the Gulf Region, and to expand their rest of world export strategy beyond the EU. This event will include speakers from: • Department for International Trade • Svaja Ltd • The Corporate Group (Dubai) • Surrey Chambers of Commerce • UK Export Finance • British Centres for Business (Dubai) There will also be an insightful...

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