NAVIGATING THE UK FUNDING LANDSCAPE - A WORKSHOP BY PNO CONSULTANTS

Would your R&D activities benefit from a grant of between £25,000 to £1,000,000? Is your research truly disruptive with high growth potential? If the answer is yes to both questions, we would like to invite you to a dedicated workshop about the UK funding landscape and about Innovate UK’s brand-new funding competition, Smart Grants, which has multiple closing dates throughout the year.

Wednesday 29/05/2019, Glasgow

In this workshop hosted by IBioIC and run by PNO Consultants, they will discuss the UK’s funding landscape including both UK specific competitions as well as wider European funding opportunities and then undertake an in-depth analysis of Innovate UK’s Smart Grants programme which provides funding to highly disruptive products and services being developed within the UK regardless of sector.

The scheme supports business led projects that aim to develop or demonstrate highly innovative processes, products or services that have the potential to deliver significant business growth. With a budget for the current round of £20 million, the competition is open to all sectors and will support projects at different levels of maturity from initial ideas and proof of concept activity through to advanced prototype development.

During the workshop, participants will be given the opportunity to understand the key requirements of the competition along with tips and tricks of how an application should be presented to stand the best chance of success. The workshop will be delivered by an Innovation Consultant working for the UK operation of an international grants consultancy, who has been working to assist business obtain national and international grant funding since 2015.

Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss your project ideas to qualify alignment to the scheme on a 1-2-1 basis which can be pre-booked.

See the Agenda and Register.