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Funding for Innovation in ICT

1 May 2019


Event on the range of funding available for businesses to develop innovative ICT solutions

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting an event on funding opportunities for innovation in ICT. 

With well over 1,000 companies, from indigenous SMEs to large international businesses, Northern Ireland has a strong Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. However, there is also a real opportunity to build on its present capability in a range of areas such as software engineering, data analytics, networks, financial software, connected health, sensors and cyber security. A strong collaborative approach may accelerate this growth.

What the event will cover
At this event, delivered in partnership with Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network, you will find out what the challenges are in delivering solutions to clients with increasing demands for new and innovative solutions. Come and find out about the range of funding available for businesses and their collaborators. You will also get practical support and advice on how you can increase your chances of success in leveraging funding in competitive bids.

The programme features:

  • innovation funding guidance from Invest NI and Innovate UK
  • industry case study
  • opportunity to pitch your expertise or seek collaborative partners
  • opportunity for 1-1 sessions with expert advisors
  • solution providers will be available for practical advice
  • masterclass: a guide to writing applications for R&D funding across all sectors
  • opportunities to network with potential partners or new suppliers

The expert advisors will be made up of representatives Invest NI, the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK.

Event details
The event details:

Date: 21 May 2019
Time: 08:30 – 13:00
Venue: Titanic Belfast
Cost: free 

See the agenda and register for the event