The latest news, success stories, thoughts from our blog, and consultations
NEWS 16 JUN 2017
A new competition prize has been launched for innovators of tactile displays with ideas to help the visually impaired... Read More...
disability, blind, EU funding, tactile displays
NEWS 5 JUN 2017
Going abroad? EU rules keep down the cost of using your mobile phone and smart device when roaming. Read More...
NEWS 5 JUN 2017
Digital Health 2017 in collaboration with Digital Catapult introduces the Innovation Award 2017 to celebrate successful businesses in the field. Read More...
digital health
NEWS 1 JUN 2017
Funding for free WiFi4EU in public areas gets the thumbs up! Read More...
Wifi, Europe, Fudning
NEWS 22 MAY 2017
The latest round of funding for research-performing SMEs is open until 14th September 2017... Read More...
eurostars, funding, innovation, Research, R&D, SME
NEWS 15 MAY 2017
Following last week's ransomware attack on computers in the UK and internationally, read on for some guidance and information cyber protection... Read More...
cyber security, virus, IT, protection
NEWS 11 MAY 2017
The EU and Chile have signed an agreement on trade in organic products, recognising both countries organic production rules and control systems... Read More...
organic, food, trade Chile
BLOG 27 APR 2017
TC 279 recently met in Madrid (April 2017) to continue the drafting of the future standard on Innovation Management Systems Read More...
Innovation Management, ISO, International Standards
NEWS 26 APR 2017
A new on-line guide has been launched to help employers manage an ageing workforce Read More...
employment, ageing workforce, health & safety
NEWS 26 APR 2017
From 19 April 2017 a new system of electronic certification (e-certification) will be used to monitor organic products imported into the EU. Read More...
BLOG 21 APR 2017
Small business gets consultancy from academia, thanks to Enterprise Europe Network. Read More...
NEWS 20 APR 2017
Innovate UK has launched two joint collaborative R&D competitions with China, and EEN can help you to identify project partners. Read More...
R&D, China, partner, competition
NEWS 19 APR 2017
Intermediary Organisations are invited to submit proposals to the EYE programme. These organisations promote and implement the scheme locally Read More...
Call for Proposals
NEWS 18 APR 2017
Find out about a new EU mentoring programme to assess, advise and accelerate promising nanomedicine projects towards market applications... Read More...
nanomedecine commercial application mentoring
NEWS 18 APR 2017
Find out about the grants opportunities hiding behind the main Horizon 2020 funding programme... Read More...
RF&D, innovation, grant, funding
BLOG 17 APR 2017
Find out about the grants opportunities hiding behind the main Horizon 2020 funding programme... Read More...
funding, horizon 2020
BLOG 12 APR 2017
A brief blog update on what ISO5050x is and how it could benefit your organisation, with an update on committee meeting progress! Read More...
innovation management, innovation standards, BSI, ISO
BLOG 12 APR 2017
The UK standards body, BSI, have updated their BREXIT summary for those working in industry worried about standards development in their sector. Read More...
brexit, international standards, european standards, market access, BSI
NEWS 7 APR 2017
The East of England Science and Innovation Audit is designed to evidence the region's research strengths and innovation capabilities. Read More...
Science, Innovation, Research, ICT, AgriTech, Advanced Manufacturing
NEWS 7 APR 2017
Enterprise Europe Network is arranging a Business 2 Business matchmaking event alongside the world famous Medica Healthcare trade fair Read More...
Healthcare, Medicine, Germany
NEWS 6 APR 2017
On the 15th June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU..but what's next? Read More...
European Union, Exports, Imports
BLOG 5 APR 2017
The team around you can develop significant ideas that can push the business forward in ways you hadn't even imagined. Read More...
innovate2succeed
NEWS 5 APR 2017
The EU has introduced updated rules to ensure the safety of medical devices. Read More...
NEWS 4 APR 2017
Commission blocks proposed merger between Deutsche B0<2rse and London Stock Exchange Read More...
Business, Merger, Banking
NEWS 4 APR 2017
The Ready2Go initiative from the Commision has a new extended deadline of the 14th April!! Read More...
Business, Coaching, Competition
NEWS 3 APR 2017
A £9.7 million package of free advice and grant funding to support SME manufacturers grow and improve has been launched in the East of England. Read More...
Funding Grants Support Help Manufacturers Manufacturing
NEWS 30 MAR 2017
The European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health in the EU Read More...
Commission, Health, Safety, Europe
BLOG 29 MAR 2017
GDPR: EU legisation that, irrespective of Brexit, UK businesses need to comply Read More...
BLOG 29 MAR 2017
Continuing the 'Women in Innovation series read our interview with Innovate UK award winner Jenna Bowen. Read More...
innovate2succeed
BLOG 17 MAR 2017
Tips for entrepreneurs to get themselves out there. Read More...
NEWS 14 MAR 2017
The European Commission has decided to imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of heavy steel plates from China... Read More...
anti-dumping steel
BLOG 10 MAR 2017
Read how successful women in innovation winner and innovate2succeed recipient goes about her business Read More...
innovate2succeed
BLOG 9 MAR 2017
Several points from yesterday's Budget will have had UK innovators and entrepreneurs pricking up their ears. Read More...
BLOG 28 FEB 2017
Growing your international business profile can add value to your business, but how to best capture, protect and exploit your 'hidden' assets? Read More...
intellectual property
BLOG 24 FEB 2017
Trade missions to Romania could lead you to that all important overseas business deal. Read More...
events, international
NEWS 22 FEB 2017
The European Commission (EC) and the European Agency for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (EASME) launched the pilot project 'Ready2GO' Read More...
SMEs, USA, Canada, Chile, Cameroon, India, business, matchmaking, mentoring
BLOG 24 JAN 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May's proposals for a modern Industrial Strategy looks to secure a future as a competitive, global nation. Read More...
BLOG 19 JAN 2017
In a changing global environment that creates both uncertainty and challenge, it also creates an opportunity. Read More...
NEWS 17 JAN 2017
Support is available for projects that intend to enhance development and growth in the resource management sector across Wales. Read More...
NEWS 16 JAN 2017
The European Commission has just adopted a package of measures that will make it easier to deliver services across borders... Read More...
services, single market, internal market
NEWS 9 JAN 2017
EENSW celebrates the region's position as a global centre for innovation in a year-long series exploring the technology challenges of the future city. Read More...
Venturefest, Future Cities
BLOG 5 JAN 2017
Knowledge Transfer Network is part of Innovate UK and provides business and academic sector networking. Read More...
BLOG 20 DEC 2016
Here's an objective review of two online sources of finance, endorsed by the European Commission. Read More...
funding
NEWS 14 DEC 2016
Enterprise Europe Network Midlands attended a CE Marking information day and this is what was found Read More...
CE Marking, West Midlands
BLOG 13 DEC 2016
Read why small businesses help shape their industry's European standards. Read More...
NEWS 13 DEC 2016
New grants are now available for developing innovations that will solve a problem or drive efficiency in the offshore renewable energy sector... Read More...
offshore, renewable energy, funding, innovation, wave, tidal, marine
NEWS 5 DEC 2016
Watify helps SMEs get inspired and grow when going online... Read More...
digital, online selling, e-business
NEWS 28 NOV 2016
Birmingham is a city with an excellent pedigree in driving urban innovation. Read More...
Innovation, Birmingham, Business, Networking
BLOG 23 NOV 2016
Here's summary of the Chancellor's announcements from the 2016 Autumn Statement which directly affect ambitious businesses. Read More...
NEWS 21 NOV 2016
Food is always a hot topic, and never more as sugar has topped the agenda and small businesses have started to respond... Read More...
food, sugar, obesity, health, sugar free, sugarwise, kitemark
NEWS 17 NOV 2016
Enterprise Europe Network Midlands successfully hosted an information day all about Business in Germany Read More...
Germany, Business, Seminar, Trade
NEWS 9 NOV 2016
Enterprise Europe Network successfully co-organised a matchmaking event in The Halfpenny Vineyards, not far from Ludlow Castle Read More...
Ludlow Food Drink Matchmaking Business
BLOG 3 NOV 2016
Manchester saw innovators come together for two days. Here are some choice cuts of what went on... Read More...
BLOG 24 OCT 2016
Network and expand your business at Innovate 2016, Manchester 2 & 3 Nov. Join the UK's leading businesses. Read More...
NEWS 24 OCT 2016
Paul O'Collins, Regional Manager of Enterprise Europe Network SW welcomed delegates to Venturefest South West on behalf of the Innovate UK family. Read More...
Venturefest, South West
NEWS 20 OCT 2016
A video a day...keeps the doctor away! Showcasing the best of our work with SME clients... Read More...
success stories, success, clients, promotion
NEWS 18 OCT 2016
An overview of recent and new initiatives to support and develop woman entrepreneurship... Read More...
women entrepreneurship, women-owned business
BLOG 11 OCT 2016
Contrarily, the majority of innovations don't come out of the blue; they are brought about systematically, this post discusses how. Read More...
innovation management, innovation standards, BSI, ISO
BLOG 7 OCT 2016
Find out how you can cut costs and improve new business prospects by going green. Read More...
BLOG 29 SEP 2016
Read about some funding options available for East Midland business. Read More...
NEWS 22 SEP 2016
Do you have an IT solution to help patients and hospitals in the management of chronic diseases? Read More...
e-health, procurement, chronic diseases
NEWS 19 SEP 2016
As part of the SME Instrument's support for commercialisation, Phase 1 and Phase 2 winners can apply for support at overseas trade fairs... Read More...
NEWS 19 SEP 2016
The new EU Regulation on pollutant emissions from non-road mobile machinery was published on 16 September 2016. Does it affect your business? Read More...
pollution, pollutants, regulation, legislation, machinery NRMM, engines
NEWS 12 SEP 2016
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) launches a new pot of funding to help SMEs introduce new goods or services, or become more productive... Read More...
grants funding growth Norfolk Suffolk
BLOG 18 AUG 2016
Liz Flint talked to Universities UK recently about Innovate UK's simpler offer and the work of its regional managers. Read More...
about een
BLOG 17 AUG 2016
Search this resource to find partners to make a European funding bid. Read More...
funding, horizon 2020
NEWS 15 AUG 2016
The UK Treasury and the EC reassure UK researchers and R&D practitioners post-Brexit... Read More...
H2020, funding, Brexit, research, horizon 2020
NEWS 15 AUG 2016
Most H2020 projects are collaborative and require that at least 3 partners from different countries work together. How do you find the right one?... Read More...
h2020, projects partner search, R&D
BLOG 12 AUG 2016
With a Venturefests coming up Wales, Manchester and Scotland, here are some top tips for getting the most out of business networking events. Read More...
NEWS 3 AUG 2016
SOLVIT - Provides solutions to problems with EU rights in another EU country Read More...
NEWS 27 JUL 2016
Industries lose approximately 1.3 billion EUR of revenue every year due to the presence of counterfeit spirits and wine in the EU markets. Read More...
IPR, wine, spirits
BLOG 26 JUL 2016
BSI recently held a webinar focusing on the UK's future role in developing International Standards, post-referendum. In short, it's business as usual! Read More...
brexit, international standards, european standards, market access
BLOG 25 JUL 2016
BBC broadcast a Newsnight debate discussing the referendum result last month. Meanwhile international business carries on. Read More...
about een, brexit
BLOG 18 JUL 2016
EEN joined others from the Wales Space industry to hear successes, plans and internatiopnal opportunities for businesses in Wales Read More...
partnering, space, international
BLOG 13 JUL 2016
Parliament's Science and Technology Committee called Innovate UK, Research UK and the Minster to give evidence. Here's what happened... Read More...
about een, brexit, funding, horizon 2020
NEWS 10 JUL 2016
A competition where Innovate UK is investing £15 Million in systems that provide critical societal services. Read More...
competition
NEWS 9 JUL 2016
Funding competition: APC6 - accelerating the drive to low carbon propulsion Read More...
competition
NEWS 8 JUL 2016
Women with potential to be successful entrepreneurs and leaders in innovation can apply for support and funding to help them to succeed. Read More...
women, competition
BLOG 24 JUN 2016
Our events are very effective at introducing potential business partners. Many progress to partnerships, where intellectual property is vital. Read More...
events, intellectual property, international
NEWS 24 JUN 2016
Brexit is likely to delay the Unitary Patent and impact on European Union (Community) Trade Marks and registered Community Designs. Read More...
Patent, IPR, Intellectual Property, Europe, trade marks, registered designs
BLOG 25 MAY 2016
Leigh Jenkins, Marketing Manager, Enterprise Europe NetworkSW, asks Dr Ruth McKernanCBE about her role and how the UK fares on the international scene Read More...
innovation, international trade, Innovate UK, Enterprise Europe Network
BLOG 20 MAY 2016
We helped with the research to back up the funding bid for this ambitious research facility Read More...
research
BLOG 3 MAY 2016
From seasoned assessor, Elena Gaura, these tips will come in handy for any Horizon 2020 funding call Read More...
horizon 2020
BLOG 29 APR 2016
Brokerage events are a prime opportunity to meet potential business partners. Enterprise Europe Network can help you take part... Read More...
brokerage, events
BLOG 21 APR 2016
An innovative lighting product is transforming the advertising display industry after securing £120,000 worth of private investment. Read More...
innovate2succeed
NEWS 21 APR 2016
Fifty businesses interested in breaking into the Nordic food and drink market got the chance to hear from the experts and success stories at Enterpris Read More...
BLOG 15 APR 2016
CEN/TS 16555 on innovation management has been recently published. This is a quick guide to what's in it, why it was written and what use it might be. Read More...
innovate2succeed
BLOG 14 APR 2016
We hosted an event to share tips on how to set your business funding proposal apart from the crowd. Here's our blog write up. Read More...
funding, horizon 2020
BLOG 4 APR 2016
Conferences are often opportunities to naval gaze. Not this one. Lots of things to take forward as we service our clients. Read More...
about een
SUCCESS STORY
Overview KR Trauma Support (KRTS) specialises in providing services for the management of psychological trauma to organisations and their staff. When a traumatic incident happens, it can be devastating for all those involved. The im... Read More...
 
BLOG 22 MAR 2016
One of the EEN's most useful activities is Sector Groups: Here's snapshot of what the Intelligent Energy Sector Group gets up to. Read More...
sector group, intelligent energy, about een
BLOG 8 MAR 2016
Business trade missions are when we take clients aboard to meet potential partners. Here's how a recent mission to Romania went. Read More...
trade mission, events
BLOG 3 MAR 2016
Here are a few thoughts on a vibrant sector in Wales, which crosses boarders into the continent. Read More...
events, funding
BLOG 15 FEB 2016
What was once the preserve of cyberpunks, geeks and techno-freaks is finally set to become the mainstream Read More...
Virtual Reality, south west
BLOG 5 FEB 2016
Read business funding tips from clients of ours, who we bumped into at the Business Funding Show Read More...
funding, events
BLOG 26 JAN 2016
Enterprise Europe East has been active in supporting clients to grow their business overseas. Working with YouCanBook.me to help them with advice and information about employment contracts and legislation in Europe has allowed them to achieve more stabil Read More...
BLOG 26 JAN 2016
Enterprise Europe East has been active in supporting clients to grow their business overseas. Working with Geyser Thermal Energy Ltd to help them with establishing partnerships with overseas businesses has given them access to markets beyond the UK. Read More...
BLOG 18 JAN 2016
7 free workshops in the East of England for small businesses to help them take the next step. Read More...
events
BLOG 14 JAN 2016
Since October 2015, the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) has been offering a series of skills training workshops on a wide variety of subject across the country. The Entrepreneurial Skills Training workshops, delivered by EEN on behalf of Innovate UK, are Read More...
Entrepreneurs Skills, Strategic Marketing
BLOG 8 JAN 2016
Award-winning export ambassador Victoria Boldison shares her tips for succeeding overseas... Read More...
Entrepreneurship & SMEs, EU Enlargement, Free movement of goods, Internationalisation, Market Information
BLOG 7 DEC 2015
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BLOG 11 NOV 2015
We have 21 different partners in separate organisations on many sites. For Customer Relationship Management (CRM), this presents us with many technical and change management challenges. How do we get everyone to do the same thing in the same system? Read More...
CRM, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, EEN
BLOG 6 NOV 2015
BLOG 2 NOV 2015
Food and drink remains one of the UK's biggest manufacturing sectors employing one in eight people and contributing £103bn to the UK economy. Last year the UK exported to 228 countries and territories around the world, with exports of UK food and drin Read More...
food, food & drink
NEWS 22 OCT 2015
InnovFin project to provide over EUR 24 billion of EU finance to support innovators... Read More...
BLOG 14 OCT 2015
As we start a new project to discover what this website could look like like if we started with a blank canvas, I wanted to gauge user satisfaction so we had something to benchmark against. Read More...
digital, satisafction
BLOG 21 SEP 2015
People sign up to this website everyday and recent improvements show the process is easier. Read More...
usability, digital
BLOG 18 SEP 2015
Enterprise Europe Network is recruiting a Trade and Information Adviser in the East of England. Read More...
BLOG 1 SEP 2015
To improve our services, we are in the process of implementing a stronger back office, or customer relationship management (CRM) within our Enterprise Europe Network consortium in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It has huge scope to indirectly improv Read More...
CRM, Agile, EEN
BLOG 17 AUG 2015
BLOG 15 JUL 2015
We've been working to identify the biggest issues with this prototype site by testing it on potential clients Read More...
digital, usability
BLOG 3 JUL 2015
Greater London Enterprise is seeking Enterprise Europe Network Advisors to join its team. Read More...
jobs
BLOG 24 JUN 2015
We hosted TechMatch for the second time and had given ourselves the ambition to double our client take up - we soon found demand for Tech partnerships so high we had to close registration over a week before the event! Read More...
tech, brokerage event
NEWS 19 JUN 2015
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) play a critical role in a company’s business strategy and you might think of them as being like the foundations to a house. Those companies that protect and understand how to utilise their IPR can gain a sign Read More...
BLOG 15 JUN 2015
I'm excited to launch this blog. It'll be our scrapbook for ideas, prototypes and progress for digital and non-digital work. For this first post, I wanted to set out the stall for how we'll improve our digital offering from here on. Read More...
digital, approach, agile, assessment
NEWS 1 MAR 2015
A guide on finance, grants and related. Frequently updated no responsibility can be taken for changes or external websites. Read More...
NEWS 13 FEB 2015
The European Investment Bank this week approved €4.8 billion of new loans to support investment by small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and mid-cap companies across Europe. Read More...
NEWS 12 FEB 2015
Subscribe to the SME Instrument quarterly newsletter and keep up to date with this Horizon 2020 programme Read More...
NEWS 12 FEB 2015
The Smart Materials competition will open on 16th March and has now gone live on the website here. The following briefing events have been organised: Briefing event (AMP, Rotherham) 9th March Read More...
NEWS 12 FEB 2015
The ERDF has allocated €223m of funding for cross border projects developed by organisations based in the East of England region and northern France. Read More...
NEWS 6 FEB 2015
Poland has experienced constant economic development for the last two decades, achieving stability, prosperityRead More...
NEWS 2 FEB 2015
Are you an innovative company based in the UK, Italy or Finland?Do you want to make an impact on Europe's business culture and consumer experience? Read More...