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Enabling Innovation - Support for SMEs at Mansfield i-Centre

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Join us at the Mansfield i-centre for a morning workshop that outlines what local funding opportunities exist for SMEs in the D2N2 region and how your enterprise can access them.

  • From: Thursday 18 May 2017, 8.30 am
  • To: Thursday 18 May 2017, 11 am
  • Location: Mansfield i-Centre, Oakham Business Park, Hamilton Way, Mansfield, NG18 5BR

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Event details

We invite local small and medium organisations from the D2N2 area (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) to get involved with the new Enabling Innovation programme.

Join us at the Mansfield i-Centre for a morning workshop that outlines what local funding opportunities exist for SMEs in the D2N2 region and how your enterprise can access them.

This session will include a talk from David Smith of Oxford Innovations on ‘Writing a Successful Funding Bid’ before introducing you to the various avenues of funding that can help support your business.

Funding topics include:

Access to Finance for SMEs - John O’Donnell, D2N2 Access to Finance Manager
Invest to Grow - Mark Wheddon, University of Derby
The N2 Scheme - Speaker TBC
The Midlands Engine Investment Fund - Lewis Stringer, British Business Bank
The workshop will also allow delegates the opportunity to discover more about Nottingham Trent University’s Enabling Innovation offer.

This event will include refreshments and a chance to network with other guests.

For more information on this event, please contact the Enabling Innovation team at NTU

This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance.

In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

Enabling Innovation is a three-year collaboration between Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham, and the University of Derby to support SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to innovate. It is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Programme

8.30am Registration (tea, coffee and light breakfast)
9am Welcome & Introductions - David Harper, NTU
9.10am Writing a Successful Funding Bid - David Smith, Oxford Innovations

Followed by:

Outline of local funding opportunities.

10.00am Access to Finance for SMEs - John O’Donnell, D2N2 Access to Finance Manager
10.10am Invest to Grow - Mark Wheddon, University of Derby
10.20am The N2 Scheme - Speaker TBC
10.30am The Midlands Engine Investment Fund - Lewis Stringer, British Business Bank
10.45am Close, networking

Booking information

To reserve your place please use the "Add to basket"' function above and complete the short online booking process.


This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance.

In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

If you would like any further information about this event before booking your place, please email us.

Location details

Address:

Mansfield i-Centre
Oakham Business Park
Hamilton Way
Mansfield
NG18 5BR

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