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OPEN ROUND OF GRANT FUNDING FROM INNOVATE UK

Just thought I’d let you know that there is currently an OPEN Round of Funding running from Innovate UK for innovative business focussed projects as opposed to pure research. Usually funding is available for specific sectors and industries but this is an OPEN round so worth considering. Applications can come from any area of technology, science or engineering including arts, design, media or creative industries and be applied to any part of the economy.

BIC WELCOMES ITS LOCAL MP TO THE LONGTON OFFICE

Stoke on Trent South MP Jack Brereton dropped in to see the BIC team at their office at the Sutherland Institute on Thursday. We explained our role on the Business Landscape and showed him many of the innovative products and services we've helped to develop over the years. He is keen to help local businesses and offered his support to the BIC in the future. Jack Brereton (right) is seen here with BIC Chief Executive Geoff Riley and Director of Innovation Sandra Butterworth

EBN Congress Pitching Competition

The winner of the Grand Prize will get: • A cash prize of €10,000 • 20 hours of mentoring by an expert in the sector they operate in • Promotion by EBN following Congress with a news story and exposure as “Entrepreneur of the month” • + other prizes being negotiated with sponsors And of course there is the possibility, but no guarantee, of investment or business deals with the assembled juries and Congress participants. 

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