Monday 15th Apr 2024

Expand your business overseas with Innovate UK Business Growth

Expand your business overseas with Innovate UK Business Growth

Price:One to many business support
Date:Mon 15th Apr 2024
Time:11:00 - 12:00

Innovate UK’s business growth service can support you by providing specialist advice on scaling up and expanding internationally through business-led innovation across all sectors, technologies and UK regions.

Hear how Innovate UK Business Growth can help you scale and expand overseas, introducing you to the full range of programmes and support that Innovate UK provides to businesses.

Key takeaways from this session:

  • Understanding the Innovate UK Business Growth ecosystem
  • Tips for scaling and expanding overseas
  • Innovate UK Business Growth's full range of programmes and support

About speakers

Julie Pauley, stakeholder relationship lead

Julie has spent most of her career helping hundreds of SMEs to access a range of funded business support programmes. Whilst working as a business adviser, she supported all aspects of business planning and as an Innovation adviser for various companies, she has helped businesses with their innovation grant applications. Julie has also run her own business consultancy, supporting numerous small to medium companies to engage with large corporates.

Lorraine Smith, international and global programmes manager

Lorraine manages the international team and global programmes for Innovate UK Business Growth in the East of England. She and her team take care of the delivery of Global Business Innovation Programmes and Global Incubator Programmes, which are funded and designed by Innovate UK. The programmes cover many key industry sectors, including everything from AI to net zero, across markets from Australia to New Zealand. The programmes support the growth of UK businesses through R&D, collaboration and partnership opportunities.

Andy Bates, innovation lead for international ecosystems

Andy has been an innovation practitioner for more than 20 years, delivering a wide range of projects for both the public and private sectors. He has been a company founder and is passionate about supporting UK innovators to grow and scale on a global stage.

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