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D2N2 Digital Skills Academy

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Growing Your Business - Finance and funding for innovative SMEs

Host: Enterprise Europe Network
Venue: Crowne Plaza Nottingham Wollaton Street , Nottingham NG1 5RH
Date: Thursday 20th June, 2019
Time: 8am-noon
Cost: FREE

For innovative SMEs looking to take their business to the next level, an injection of funds can be crucial to facilitate growth. However, with access to finance and funding amongst the most common issues facing businesses, knowing where to go for advice and support is not always as clear as it could be.

Enterprise Europe Network has assembled a team of experts to help innovative and ambitious SMEs establish exactly where and how they can access the financial support they need. Whether government-backed, through more traditional banking avenues, or via emerging forms of alternative finance, there are plenty of potential avenues to pursue and this breakfast event represents a fantastic opportunity to questions the experts and make connections, which could help you to develop your business on the international stage.


Registration and Breakfast

Welcome and Introduction

D2N2 Growth Hub UpScaler Project – Support for high-growth businesses
Paul Humphreys – D2N2 Growth Hub

R&D Tax Reliefs and Patent Box – Perks for innovative companies
Darryl Hoy – Shorts UK

Tapping Into Alternative Finance
David Marshall – Sterling Capital Reserve

Coffee Break

Getting Funded by Innovate UK
Julian Bowrey – Innovate UK

EEN Finance and Funding
Mark Heal – Enterprise Europe Network



Agenda subject to change

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