CPI & Innovate UK Edge: Furthering your novel biological innovations through consultancy and funding support

  • Friday, 20 January 2023, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

The ERDF-funded SPRINT project, delivered by CPI, is partnering with Innovate UK EDGE to provide a FREE interactive joint event discussing the various funding and partnership opportunities available to innovative SMEs in the Cambridge area and beyond.

This event will take place at Cambridge Science Park, giving attendees a comprehensive overview of the support available through the SPRINT project and Innovate UK EDGE's RTO Catapult Grant.

The CPI and Innovate UK EDGE teams will also be sharing information and learnings from companies they have worked with to transform their ideas into reality, including cutting-edge technology in synthetic biology company Genenet and synthetic DNA manufacturing company 4BaseBio.

Representatives from both companies will present a short presentation on the projects they have undertaken with support from CPI and Innovate UK EDGE.

This event starts with a networking breakfast at 9:00 and concludes with lunch at 12:00. As places are limited, we recommend registering early to ensure you don't miss out.

Event agenda

9:00 – Arrivals and registration

9:15 – Pastries and tea/ coffee served

9:30 – 10:00 – Introduction to CPI and the SPRINT project – Marcel Kuiper

10:00 – 10:15 – Introduction to Innovate UK EDGE – Julie Pauley

10:15 – 10:30 – Innovate RTO Grant overview – Rebecca Reay

10:30 – 11:00 – Examples of CPI and Innovate UK EDGE Success Stories — Julia Leach

11:00 — 11:10 — Project overview, 4BaseBio

11:10 — 11:20 — Project overview, Genenet

11:20 – 12:00 – Panel discussion with CPI, Innovate UK EDGE, 4BaseBio and Genenet — Chair, Claire Defty

12:00 – Lunch served with networking continuing

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