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GBIP Creative industries visit to China

10 October 2019

Apply for a chance to develop partnerships with businesses in China

Innovate UK's Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP), delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a visit to China for up to 15 creative industries businesses who are working with immersive technology, such as augmented reality, virtual reality, haptics, advanced visualisations or other sensory interfaces.

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase the best of UK creativity and to build international collaborative partnerships.

This fully-funded programme consisting of a preparation phase in the UK, an 8-day programme of activity to China and subsequent follow-up support, to help your business develop relationships with partners in the region, allowing you to gain a foothold in a market set for extensive growth.

The organisers hope to facilitate new collaborations in the creative industries that deliver sustained economic, cultural and intellectual benefits in both countries.

To participate in this programme, your business must be a UK registered, small and medium-sized enterprise operating across the immersive creative technologies sector

How to apply?
There is a competitive process to participate in the programme following an evaluation process, in which only the best applicants will be successful.

To apply, you should express your interest via this Eventbrite page. You will then be contacted by a member of the GBIP team with a link to the full online application form, which must be completed in full and submitted by 13 October 2019.

For more information, contact Gail Leathley at or on +44 (0) 1134 689362.