Innovate UK’s Global Business Innovation Programme, deliverd by Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a space visit to Silicon Valley...

Global Business Innovation Visit to Silicon Valley

03.02.2019

Silicon Valley, CA, USA

Focus on digital technologies, data and satellite infrastructure

Innovate UK’s Global Business Innovation Programme, deliverd by Enterprise Europe Network, is organising a space visit to Silicon Valley for businesses working in the space and satellite sector that are looking to innovate and grow internationally.

The programme will enable successful applicants to meet with investors in the sector and provide insight into the requirements of successfully doing business in the US market.

Delegates will have the opportunity to pitch to venture capital companies and attend the SmallSat Symposium 2019 to meet with potential partners, investors and customers. Find out more about the Symposium here.

WHY SILICON VALLEY?

Silicon Valley is the home to many start-up, technology and data companies, presenting opportunities for UK businesses in the space and satellite sector to form collaborative partnerships and plan for future growth.

The visit includes a trip to Los Angeles, a central hub for businesses active in space, satellite, infrastructure and innovation, to network and pitch with potential partners and investors.

FUNDING

Flights, five nights accommodation (one representative per company) and subsistence will be funded through the Global Business Innovation Programme.

ELIGIBILITY

To participate in this visit, you must be an innovative SME, active in the space sector and established in the UK.

You must participate in two pre-mission workshops to support with creation of pitches tailored to the US market.

HOW TO APPLY

Click here to complete the application form. It is a competitive process and places are limited. Applications will be evaluated by a panel to select programme delegates. You will be notified of the outcome by Monday 26th November 2018

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Marta Rybarczyk on E: m.rybarczyk@oxin.co.uk or M: 07841 92 10 97

DATES

Visit dates: Sunday 3rd February – Friday 8th February 2019

Closing date for full application: 9am on Friday 16th November 2018

Pre-mission workshop dates: Tuesday 11th December 2018 and 9th-10th January 2019

 

Event Address:

San Francisco, US

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