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Business As Usual at the BIC

“Business As Usual at the BIC – we can offer advice by telephone and we can still process any grant applications electronically. You can still ring us on 01782 333798 or e-mail us on enquiries@thebic.co.uk or contact our staff individually. We are also on Linked In, on Twitter @staffsBIC and on Facebook so do find us and follow us – we hope you all stay safe and hope to “see” you again when life returns to normal”

CONGRATULATIONS TO HAULTECH

Following a great night at the Sentinel Business Awards, we'd like to Congratulate HaulTech from Newcastle for winning the BIC's Innovation Award with their latest Innovative Transport and Warehouse Technology solutions. Congratulations must also go to all the other winners and runners up. Don't forget that the BIC has a £5,000 grant at the moment to help companies research, develop and launch to market New Product Ideas.

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. 

YET ANOTHER UNIVERSITY PLACEMENT ENDS IN SUCCESS

Everyone at the Business Innovation Centre would like to wish Littash Jayan all the best with her future career. Littash came to the BIC on a placement from Keele University’s Research and Innovation Support Programme (KRISP) for ten weeks to help set up an on-line platform for the BIC’s workshops and events where resources relevant to each event can be stored and easily accessed by workshop delegates. 

Startups 100

Startups.co.uk have just opened their applications for the seventh annual search for the UK’s most exciting early-stage businesses. Launched in 2008 the Startups 100 index lists young, innovative UK companies expected to have a big impact across a variety of sectors. http://startups.co.uk/startups-100/ Closing Date for Entries is 25 March 2016 Applications

Staffordshire BIC 2018

VAT Reg Nos 670 0298 46

Company Reg No 3065012

Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Business Support, Staffordshire Grants, Staffordshire Funding, Stoke on Trent Grants, Stoke on Trent Funding

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