Meet the Innovate UK family

Posted on: 02/02/2018

A breakfast briefing session at Manchester Science Park, to profile the support and funding available from the Innovate UK family of organisations.

Do you want to grow your company through innovative products or services? Could access to funding, expertise and facilities accelerate your journey? Then come and find out how funding from Innovate UK and support from the Innovate UK ‚Äòfamily’ of organisations could help you.

8am-10am, Thursday 15 March 2018, at the new Bright Building at Manchester Science Park Рregistration is free and breakfast is included!

This is a cross-sector event, aimed at SMEs (from any location) who want to grow through innovation and who could benefit from engaging with KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network) / EEN (Enterprise Europe Network) / Innovate UK / Catapult programmes.

Alex Sheppard from LIG Nanowise will talk about their Innovate UK funding support which contributed to a recent product launch of the world’s first optical nanoscope.

Visit the Eventbrite page to register for your free place.


Matt Chapman, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

Andrew Kent, Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)

Alex Sheppard, General Manager, LIG Nanowise

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency, working with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.

With an annual budget of over £500m, Innovate UK funds innovation (through sector competitions, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and other initiatives), connects business-led innovation (through the Knowledge Transfer Network and Enterprise Europe Network), supports access to European funding (through National Contact Points) and supports access to technical facilities and expertise (though the Catapult network).

This wider Innovate UK family can help get your product or service to market more quickly and de-risk the journey from concept to commercialisation.

If it’s important for you to know about the very latest news on Innovate UK funding options and how experts from the Innovate UK family can guide you to the right support and collaboration opportunities for your business, join us on Thursday 15 March 2018 at Manchester Science Park for this free event.

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