The latest news, success stories, thoughts from our blog, and consultations
NEWS 23 SEP 2016
The founders of the EdTech start-up Azoomee seem unstoppable with their Crowdcube campaign already reaching 75% of its funding target. 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
St John's Innovation Centre held the first training session for Pitchfest 2016,delivered by the Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the KTN. Read More...
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
NEWS 22 AUG 2016
Your chance to get recognition for your initiatives to actively manage safety and health at work in the context of an ageing workforce. Read More...
NEWS 19 AUG 2016
Innovation Challenge event at Advanced Engineering 2016 Read More...
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
Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.2 million to support innovative UK SMEs in carrying out short international cooperation feasibility studies... Read More...
Innovation, internationalisation, feasibility study, partnership, funding
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 5 AUG 2016
A free webinar by the Bristish Library Read More...
marketing, google
NEWS 3 AUG 2016
SOLVIT - Provides solutions to problems with EU rights in another EU country Read More...
NEWS 3 AUG 2016
The UK IPO is organising a series of classroom-based courses aimed at anyone wanting to develop his knowledge and skills on IP. Read More...
IP, intellectual property, Patents, Trade Mark, Registered Designs, NDAs
NEWS 2 AUG 2016
Develop your personalised export action plan and you could be eligible to win £3000 of business support... Read More...
competition, export action plan
NEWS 2 AUG 2016
Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2017 are now open. Read More...
Inventor, competition
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
NEWS 19 JUL 2016
Following the EU Referendum, it is more important than ever that businesses are supported and celebrated for selling goods and services overseas. Read More...
Export, Entrepreneur, Awards, International Trade
NEWS 19 JUL 2016
The European Commission is seeking your views on the appropriateness of the charging of hea Read More...
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 12 JUL 2016
In 2014, 27% of the total EU funding for ITC innovations was granted to Latvian SMEs. What is the secret? What opportunities for UK businesses? Read More...
Latvia, R&D, Innovation, Sectors, Technology
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
NEWS 7 JUL 2016
There is a wealth of newsletters and updates for your sector on the Europa website to keep you updated with latest opportunities... Read More...
business intelligence, broadband, cyber, e-health, electronics, photonics
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
NEWS 23 JUN 2016
The latest round of funding for research-performing SMEs is open until 15th September 2016... Read More...
Eurostars, innovation, funding, SME, research
NEWS 17 JUN 2016
Missed our Trade Mission to Poland? Download and read our latest guide to doing business in one of Europe's largest economies... Read More...
business, Poland
NEWS 16 JUN 2016
Scandinavian ethos and German productivity with cost efficiency: this is Latvia... Read More...
Latvia, export opportunities, Scandinavia, CIS, Russia
NEWS 15 JUN 2016
10 SW fine food producers were selected by Swedish buyers from a showcase of over 280 international companies to participate in business meetings. Read More...
food and drink,
NEWS 3 JUN 2016
SMEs have and still faced a number of challenges. Find out more with our review of latest economic and regulatory updates... Read More...
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
NEWS 14 MAY 2016
The current Patent Box scheme closes on 30th June, so time is short to grab a 10% Corporation Tax rate that could run until 2021. Read More...
Tax, Money, Patent, IPR, Intellectual Proiperty, Cost Saving
NEWS 10 MAY 2016
A partnership led by Anglia Ruskin secures £9.4m from ERDF to support UK's innovation and growth..... Read More...
SUCCESS STORY
Sports and medical products Physicool was developing a range of medical and sports therapy products underpinned by clinically proven rapid evaporation technology. The Dorset-based firm approached EEN South West to identify ove... Read More...
 
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
NEWS 3 MAY 2016
Are you sending construction workers to EU countries for a client's project? We can help you with the rules and procedures... Read More...
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
Are you exporting electrical and electronic items to Germany? Even just online? Find out about the new German rules... Read More...
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...
NEWS 19 APR 2016
The Hello Tomorrow Challenge is calling for the most creative minds across the world to compete in 6 tech tracks that will shape our tomorrow... 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
NEWS 12 APR 2016
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the UK's most prestigious Awards for business performance. They recognise and reward outstanding achievement by UK companies and help them achieve recognition overseas... Read More...
NEWS 11 APR 2016
Delivery plan for 2016-2017 shows how Innovate UK will invest £561 million, with a more focused approach to innovation support... Read More...
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
NEWS 16 MAR 2016
A group of business leaders took part in a trade mission visit to Romania that introduced London businesses to potential partners in a ‘developing’ market... Read More...
NEWS 15 MAR 2016
A new scheme launches to help businesses explore their innovative business ideas and acquire skilled staff... Read More...
NEWS 15 MAR 2016
Solving your cross-border commercial disputes without going to court is now a step easier... Read More...
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
NEWS 4 MAR 2016
Develop your personalised export action plan and you could be eligible to win £3000 of business support... Read More...
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
NEWS 3 MAR 2016
LEADER is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) which provides funding to local businesses and communities.... Read More...
NEWS 29 FEB 2016
A new programme to support cyber security startups was announced recently by the Government to help the development of innovative technical solutions. Start ups that want to offer cyber security solutions will be able to get help, advice Read More...
NEWS 29 FEB 2016
Are you a designer or a company which excels in design creation with outstanding results on the market? Apply for the DesignEuropa Awards… Read More...
NEWS 22 FEB 2016
Round-up of EU news and opportunities for businesses in our region... Read More...
NEWS 19 FEB 2016
Enterprise Europe Network has released an updated guide to doing business in Romania in preparation for our trade mission to Bucharest later this month... Read More...
NEWS 18 FEB 2016
Are you an EU company specialised in green energy or environment & water technologies? Are you willing to expand your food and beverage company in new Asian markets? Apply for upcoming business missions in Korea, South East Asia, and China...

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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
NEWS 9 FEB 2016
We have some new events in our 2016 programme, here’s a sneak preview! Covering all aspects of the journey a business makes when preparing to grow their business, our new 2016 events programme "Growing Your Business in Europe a Read More...
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
NEWS 4 FEB 2016
Will the new European Professional Card (EPC) make it easier for your to work in EU? Newly launched scheme promises certain professions will work more freely in other EU countries, but are there any pitfalls?... Read More...
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
NEWS 18 JAN 2016
London businesses are gearing up for a trade mission visit to Romania to explore new opportunities in a ‘high-growth market close to home’... Read More...
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
NEWS 12 JAN 2016
For SMEs bidding and winning public sector contracts a positive step has been introduced with the European Public Procurement Document..... Read More...
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
NEWS 8 JAN 2016
Submit your project or initiative today and become an EU sustainable energy leader... Read More...
NEWS 5 JAN 2016
Romania’s business landscape is changing, signalling the start of a new era of innovation... Read More...
NEWS 22 DEC 2015
A provisional agreement on common rules for the protection of trade secrets and confidential information of EU companies was secured on 15 December 2015... Read More...
NEWS 15 DEC 2015
The Enterprise Europe Network worked with European Commission's DG GROW to create opportunities for businesses at the 2015 Universal Exhibition. How did it go? Read More...
NEWS 15 DEC 2015
On 2nd December the EC adopted an ambitious new Circular Economy Package to help European businesses and consumers make the transition to a stronger and more circular economy where resources are used in a more sustainable way... Read More...
NEWS 10 DEC 2015
A single European Patent system which was first discussed over 40 years ago as a way to smooth out the continent’s fragmented intellectual property (IP) protection looks like it will become a reality by the end of 2016...... Read More...
BLOG 7 DEC 2015
NEWS 4 DEC 2015
Our expert contributor offers a way of understanding how business is done and how Romanian society operates... Read More...
NEWS 2 DEC 2015
The Agrofood Sector Group of the Enterprise Europe network has now published its comprehensive catalogue of profiles of research and development teams offering their expertise and those wishing to form consortia bidding against the calls eminating f Read More...
BLOG 30 NOV 2015
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NEWS 13 NOV 2015
The new Single Market Strategy approved by the European Commission aims for a deeper and fairer internal market... Read More...
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
NEWS 9 NOV 2015
The Commission is launching the second call for proposals of the Connecting Europe Facility, with more than €7.6 billion of investment to finance transport projects... Read More...
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 2 NOV 2015
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting a comprehensive reform programme for the power sector in Serbia... Read More...
NEWS 22 OCT 2015
InnovFin project to provide over EUR 24 billion of EU finance to support innovators... Read More...
NEWS 22 OCT 2015
The 'Guide on EU funding for the tourism sector (2014-2020)' gathers information on sources of EU funding of interest to the European tourism industry... Read More...
NEWS 19 OCT 2015
A delegation of businesses from London and the East of England regions visited Slovakia and the Czech Republic recently to explore new opportunities for their companies in central Europe... 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
NEWS 9 OCT 2015
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and İller Bankasi A.Ş. (İlbank) recently signed an agreement of EUR 250 million for financing municipal investment schemes in Turkey... Read More...
NEWS 5 OCT 2015
The European Commission is running the EU Prize for Women Innovators for the third year...... Read More...
NEWS 1 OCT 2015
Download our updated guide to doing business in one of the UK's fastest growing European export markets... Read More...
NEWS 23 SEP 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has a new publication to help...... Read More...
BLOG 21 SEP 2015
People sign up to this website everyday and recent improvements show the process is easier. Read More...
usability, digital
NEWS 21 SEP 2015
Rules for CE marking for construction products have changed. Find out if need to update the CE marking of your products... Read More...
BLOG 18 SEP 2015
Enterprise Europe Network is recruiting a Trade and Information Adviser in the East of England. Read More...
NEWS 18 SEP 2015
Round-up of EU news and opportunities for businesses in our region... Read More...
NEWS 15 SEP 2015
The EU has issued a communication which clarifies the rules for procurement by public authorities of the goods and services needed to provide emergency shelter and support to refugees... Read More...
NEWS 14 SEP 2015
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
NEWS 21 AUG 2015
Round-up of EU news and opportunities for businesses in our region... Read More...
BLOG 17 AUG 2015
NEWS 17 AUG 2015
Irish SME SureWash breaks into the EU export market with the assistance of Enterprise Europe Network. Euronews channel went to find out how Read More...
NEWS 7 AUG 2015
The 2016-17 Calls for Proposals from Horizon 2020 (H2020) Energy are expected to be launched in late September/ early October 2015... Read More...
NEWS 3 AUG 2015
The UK government has recently published a number of further Calls under the European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) Programme, providing opportunities for projects in the East of England... Read More...
NEWS 21 JUL 2015
Enterprise Europe Network’s experienced Innovation Advisers are offering fully funded Entrepreneurial Skills training workshops to small businesses in the East of England that are looking to grow and innovate, and who would like the support of Read More...
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
NEWS 13 JUL 2015
Are you an SME and want to know about the public procurement opportunities the Public Contract Regulations 2015 are expected to deliver? Read More...
NEWS 9 JUL 2015
The new website Open to Export went live this week, aiming to help small and micro businesses find the support they need to start selling overseas. Read More...
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 15 JUN 2015
The internet and digital technologies are transforming our world. It's time to make the EU's single market fit for the digital age... Read More...
NEWS 1 JUN 2015
The Enterprise Europe Network is looking for experienced business coaches interested in working with the most innovative European SMEs... Read More...
NEWS 23 APR 2015
Select companies who secure SME Instrument funding from Europe are eligible to receive free coaching. An EU database of coaches is being developed accordingly Read More...
NEWS 23 APR 2015
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has produced a short guide to help make clear what an assessor for Innovate UK competitions is looking for.... Read More...
NEWS 23 APR 2015
HMRC miscalculated the number of small firms affected by the new EU VAT rules affecting UK digital services firms by more than 10,000%, according to a report by Enterprise Nation. Read More...
NEWS 23 MAR 2015
JODA Training were keen to expand their business into the promising markets of Bulgaria, Croatia and the Czech Republic. Enterprise Europe Network was here to help... Read More...
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
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...
NEWS 1 JAN 2015
The way VAT is charged on digital services to individual EU consumers is changing... Read More...