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Fast track your business's innovation with funding from Innovate UK

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Innovate UK is offering small and micro businesses a share of up to £30 million in grants alongside tailored business support.

Delivered by experts from our Big House programme, this session will provide an introduction to the funding and outline how you can apply and benefit.

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If you are a small or medium sized business in the D2N2 region and interested in accessing Innovate UK funding for the first time, join us for our free introductory webinar to The Big House programme and Innovate UK's Fast Start funding. The webinar will explain what the funding is for, who is eligible to apply and what sort of innovation is being funded. We will also provide expert insights into how to apply for Innovate UK funding.

The webinar will be delivered by The Big House Accelerator Faciltator Adrian Rowland and specialist Ian Tracey.

Adrian has delivered innovation and growth programs for Universities and Government Departments and Open Innovation programs in the USA, India and Europe focused on the digital industries. He has extensive growth and innovation experience having assisted in the delivery of over 150 digital projects, mentoring over 200 large, medium and SME organizations and assessed over 500 applications for funding in digital sectors.

Ian is the former Head of Access to Funding and Finance at the Knowledge Transfer Network and Science and Technology Facilities Council, and now lead trainer for all workshops delivered by Anchored In. For over twelve years he has been active in delivering UK and international SME growth funding and financing workshops, and delivering series’ of regional and sector investment showcase events.

If you would like to attend, please reserve your place using the link above.


The webinar will cover:

  • Introduction to the Big House programme and the support on offer
  • Deep dive into what the Fast Start Innovation funding is and who can apply
  • How to put together your application for funding

The event will be held on Microsoft Teams with a link provided in your booking confirmation.

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