Innovate Local 2022/23

Posted on: 20/09/2022

Innovate and Advance. The innovation landscape is complex, and Innovate UK is here to help. 

Tailored for innovative companies in the region, Innovate Local is a suite of regional engagement events promoting Innovate UK and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) objectives. We work with local stakeholders to create an event that addresses regional innovation priorities and workshops to help businesses learn more about the grants and innovation process, while engaging local businesses that may not have access to the support we offer before.

From October 2022 to spring 2023, we are collaborating with local and regional authorities and partners to put on showcase events. Join us to learn more about your region’s strengths and priorities, which we know other areas across the region share.

Innovate Local West Yorkshire
Date & Time: 6th October 2022, 09.30 – 17.30
Venue: The Great Victoria Hotel – Bradford

Innovate Local South East
Date & Time: 2nd November 2022, 09.00 – 17.00
Venue: University of Portsmouth

Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Oxford Arc Innovation Festival
Date & Time: 8th December 2022, 09.00 – 17.30
Venue: Cranfield University

Why attend?

To get the help you need to grow your business and to:

  • Become more productive
  • Develop a new idea and direction
  • Access funding opportunities
  • Access networks and find new partners

What to expect?

  • Find out about Innovate UK’s Plan for Action
  • Find out about the local economic priorities and the growth opportunities for businesses developing new ideas across your region
  • Hear from and meet with national and local support agencies. They can help you form collaborative partnerships, undertake Research and Development, access funding and finance, and develop skills and talent for your business
  • Hear from local businesses about their innovation journeys and network with potential partners and clients to fast-track your new ideas and innovate
  • Agencies and practitioners from across the ecosystem will have the opportunity to network with each other and engage with businesses seeking support

What is Innovate Local?

Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency. We support business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions.  In its 6th year, Innovate Local is a suite of regional engagement events promoting Innovate UK and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) objectives.

We work with local stakeholders to create an event that addresses regional innovation priorities and workshops to help businesses learn more about the grants and innovation process, while engaging local businesses that may not have access to the support we offer before.

Our objective is to reach out to local businesses and demonstrate the available types and levels of support. In addition, to inspire them to look at innovation in their business through the presentation and panel sessions.

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