Free event run by the Enterprise Europe Network, East of England on 8th September 2011

Grants and other sources of funding are available from regional, national and European programmes to help finance innovation, technology development and R&D projects.

Direct support is also available to help businesses to access these schemes and to help exploit the resulting technology and innovation.

The event is aimed at businesses which are:
Innovation, technology or R&D focused
an SME (defined as a business employing up to
250 people)
located in the East of England region

The event will provide an introduction to the following:

European R&D funding through the European Commission’s FP7 programme.
o What is FP7? Is it for me?
o What does it cover?
o How and when to apply

National R&D funding programmes available through the Technology Strategy Board
o Grants for R&D
o Collaborative R&D
o Eurostars

Regional finance initiatives
o Regional Growth Loan Scheme
o Business Angel Coinvestment Loan Scheme

Regional Support
o Innovation and Funding Support Service
o Understanding Finance for Business Programme
o Finance East
o UKTI
o Enterprise Europe Network

Attendance at the event should enable you to decide whether these programmes may benefit your
business and what you need to do to receive support.

For further information, please click here