A not to be missed opportunity to hear the personal stories of companies who have transformed their business with European funding:
How did they do it? What impact did it have? Their top-tips for applications.
There is a new raft of EU funding worth £6.5 billion specifically earmarked for SMEs. Learn about the simplified application process, how you can use funding to take your ideas to market, and gain practical advice and information to grow your business at this special European Commission event hosted by the University of Birmingham.
Businesses transformed with EU funding will their stories through a series of case studies, exhibition stands, and interactive panel sessions. Experts from the European Commission, Innovate UK, Enterprise Europe Network and the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) will reveal how and why your company should access this money.
At this one-off event you will:
Learn about the different EU funding streams and how easy it is to access them;
Understand the benefits of European collaboration;
Hear from SMEs who have successfully accessed EU funding and the impact it has had;
Network and share best practice with like-minded SMEs, academics and policy officers.
The University of Birmingham business engagement team and academic staff will be on hand to discuss how, by working together, universities and industry can boost innovation and productivity to stimulate business growth.
Date: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Time: 1pm – 4.30pm (followed by a networking reception until 6.30pm)
Venue: The Great Hall, University of Birmingham
Places are limited. To view the full programme, and to register to guarantee your place, please visit this website.