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Innovate UK EDGE  is the UK innovation agency’s resource for innovative SMEs from any sector who are ambitious to grow further and scale, Innovate UK EDGE brings together Innovate UK’s growth and scaling support for innovative businesses including the Enterprise Europe Network.

Pitchfest 2021 is being funded by Innovate UK to enable innovation-led, early-stage and scale-up companies to prepare to negotiate investment on a well-informed basis.  Eligible businesses will be those seeking to raise funds of between £500k - £2m with at least £100k of economic activity in the previous year.  Businesses must take part in two days of training as part of the process.

The service will offer two training and investor cycles from February 2021 to March 2022. Each event will be open to growth SMEs from all sectors, biased towards broadly-defined innovation.

Up to 15 SMEs will be selected for each regional Pitchfest, with an appraisal panel involving Innovate UK’s Business Growth and Investor Partnership teams. The events will conclude with a national investor session dedicated specifically to larger scale-up companies in March 2022.

 

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