EUREKA Global Business Innovation Programme to South Korea

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Opportunity for advanced manufacturing and advanced materials sector

Innovate UK's Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP), delivered by Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), is recruiting up to 30 innovative SMEs with emerging advanced manufacturing and advanced materials technologies.

Successful applicants will benefit from a structured programme of support consisting of:

  • a preparation phase in the UK
  • a 5 day tailored programme of activities in South Korea
  • participation at 2020 Eureka Korea Daywith the aim of initiating and building research, technology and innovation partnerships and developing project ideas

Delegates will benefit from a post-visit exploitation workshop and 1-2-1 bespoke follow up support from an EEN innovation adviser to help build relationships with South Korean and international partners and exploit international funding opportunities.

With current research and development (R&D) innovation strategy focussing greater investment into SMEs and international collaboration and international funding opportunities (such as Eureka and Eurostars) South Korea is a market which offers significant opportunity for innovative UK SMEs developing cutting edge technologies.

To participate in this visit you must be an SME and established in the UK.

Key programme dates
Closing date for full application is Sunday 15 March 2020.

Briefing events will take place on 22 and 23 April 2020. The visit to South Korea will take place 23 to 30 May 2020 (inclusive), with the post-visit event scheduled for 2 July 2020.

Register your interest for the South Korea visit.

When you register, an email will be sent to you with a link to the online application form. You can preview the questions here.

For more information, contact Louise Hooker louise.hooker@businesswest.co.uk.