Stevenage Borough Council & Innovate UK Edge - Funding and Specialist Support Services to Catapult Your Innovation Growth

  • Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Stevenage Borough Council, in partnership with Innovate UK EDGE is supporting “Funding and Specialist Support Services to Catapult Your Innovation Growth” to support businesses who have potential for high growth and want to realise their ambitions. This in-person event takes place on Tuesday 31 January 2023 at the Business Technology Centre, Bessemer Drive, Stevenage SG1 2DX between 10am and 12pm. 

Funding and Specialist Support Services to Catapult Your Innovation Growth will empower your business to grow and scale up your innovation by offering you with practical advice and support. It will also provide you with key intelligence on how to access various funding sources to support you to commercialise new ideas, exploit innovation and ensure your business is investment ready.

Funding and Specialist Support Services to Catapult Your Innovation Growth is a continuation of the council’s business resilience activities to support businesses who have a desire to grow and will provide them with specialist tools and support to remove barriers to growth.

Funding and Specialist Support Services to Catapult Your Innovation Growth will be supported by an array of speakers, both representative of the local business community and highly knowledgeable Innovation and Growth Specialists from the Innovate UK EDGE team to drive your business forward. Working alongside Small and Medium businesses, Innovate UK help support ways to accelerate growth and scale up. The event will also provide a unique opportunity to meet with likeminded peers to collaborate and develop new connections and business relationships with.

By attending Funding and Specialist Support to Catapult Your Innovation Growth you will:

  • Understand how innovation support services have realised new unique opportunities for businesses to scale and grow
  • Understand how other businesses have utilised Innovate UK EDGE support to adapt their business to support growth
  • Receive an overview on the R&D funding available to businesses and how to access this funding
  • Receive an overview of the Innovate UK EDGE Internationalisation Programme and how it can support businesses to exploit global expansion


  • 10:00 - Arrival & Refreshments
  • 10:10 - Welcome/Intro - Stevenage Borough Council
  • 10:20 - Exploiting new ideas and innovations to achieve high growth - Innovate UK EDGE
  • 10:30 - Diversifying My Tech Business - Climbing Turn Solutions
  • 10:45 - Supporting my Innovation to Take off - AvaCare
  • 11:00 - Access to new R&D funding with specialist support, Reaching New Markets Overseas and Q&A - Innovate UK EDGE
  • 11:30 - Networking
  • 12:00 - Close – Stevenage Borough Council

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