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Briefing webinar for Women in Innovation competition, 18 July

The first women only Innovate UK competition opened last month as part of a new ‘infocus’ initiative to encourage diversity in innovation.

Recent reports show that women are half as likely to start a business than men (RBS Inspiring women in enterprise), Innovate UK want to harness the talent of women entrepreneurs, which they believe could significantly enhance UK economic growth.

They are looking for businesswomen to apply who have the potential to become leaders in innovation and deliver substantial economic growth.

Each of the 12 finalists in the competition will receive a package of support tailored to their needs, and the four winners will each receive £50,000 to support their innovation project or activities.

There is a distinguished list of ambassadors and mentors for the competition, including Facebook’s vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Nicola Mendelsohn.

KTN will be running a briefing webinar on 18th July to support applicants. 

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS EVENT HAS CHANGED FROM BEING LOCATED IN BIRMINGHAM TO BEING A WEBINAR

Additionally KTN will be contributing expertise on market opportunities and our extensive industry connections to the package of support that finalists receive.

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Webinar on funding opportunities for Industrial Biotech & SynBio

This KTN webinar provided an update on the upcoming funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology, with particular focus on the remit of each competition and where applications are likely to fit best. 

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