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GLOBAL BUSINESS INNOVATION PROGRAMME TO BOSTON, USA

Date & Time: 06/11/2019 All Day


FOCUS ON GRAPHENE APPLICATIONS IN ELECTRONICS, COMPOSITES AND ENERGY

Innovate UK’s Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP), delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is looking for innovative UK SMEs in the graphene sector.

The programme will focus on graphene uses and technology within the electronics, composites and energy sectors. It aims to connect delegates with entrepreneurs, industry leaders, academia and government in the USA.

Successful applicants will be supported through a structured programme and benefit from a six day visit to Boston, USA.
During the visit delegates will attend leading research centres and universities such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Innovation Institute, iMatSci Innovation Showcase, and The Fall Materials Research Society (MRS) Conference. The programme also includes visits to local and global organisations interested in innovative graphene-enabled devices and technologies, with the aim of creating and promoting opportunities for partnering and collaboration.

Delegates will receive bespoke 1-2-1 support from Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) advisers to help them exploit the opportunity before, during and after the visit, as
part of the full programme.

KEY PROGRAMME DATES –

Briefing event: 6 November 2019
In country visit dates: 1 – 6 December 2019
Post visit briefing event: 5 February 2020
Closing date for full application: 30 September 2019

HOW TO APPLY – Register My Interest and follow the link in the Eventbrite email to complete the full online application form – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/global-business-innovation-programme-to-boston-usa-tickets-70611002409

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12:00pm on Monday 30 September. This is a competitive process and you will be notified of the outcome on Friday 11 October 2019.

FOR MORE INFORMATION – Please contact the visit lead Bradley Rowley b.rowley@eeneast.org.uk