We help businesses develop a collaboration strategy that enables them to grow in the UK and overseas. We help our clients connect with key strategic partners around the world; from international distribution to manufacturing.
We have a chat and begin to understand your business, strategies and where we can help you find partnerships that add value.
Next, you are assigned a project lead who has experience relevant to your market or technology. Our team then begin to diagnose how we can help you find the right partners.
3. Action Plan
Depending on your needs we run workshops, ideation exercises, stake-holder meetings, research sessions. All our projects are custom to your needs, some last a week, whilst others may be over a number of months; we work flexibly to help you achieve your goals.
We can help you access support from the Enterprise Europe Network
Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) consists of more than 3,000 advisers in over 65 countries. It is the largest international network of its kind, providing support to ambitious SME’s aiming to grow and expand overseas. EEN stimulates international business via innovation, contributing to promote growth.
Building international collaborations
We assist you in finding the right supplier, client, agent, distributor, R&D centre, etc in the markets of your interest. We use EEN’s network in over 65 countries as local counterparts, helping your company to establish commercial or non-commercial agreements internationally.
International trade missions and brokerage events
EEN organises physical or virtual trade missions and matchmaking events, allowing your firm to network and to increase chances of finding the right business opportunities and gaining international exposure.
International Intellectual Property Rights
We provide you with guidance and assistance on national and international Intellectual Property law, permitting well-planned internationalisation.
Strategical advice on innovation and competitively
We assist in strengthening business strategies giving your company all the tools to succeed on international markets.
Access to funding overseas
We help you with accessing Innovation Grants and Research Development funding within the EU.
The programme is delivered by Inventya. Our expert team will guide you through, and help you get the most value from the fully funded support.
“The Innovate UK EDGE team delivering the support to the company were extremely professional and helpful, transforming the way the company operates in its approach to business in all aspects, including income, staffing, project development and innovation. The process has been an invaluable exercise that will help to ensure the expansion and growth of our SME company.”
“Our EEN advisors helped develop a sound equity investment pack with us. This meant we had the business plans, pitch deck and robust financial projections in place that we needed to seek additional funds to drive the growth of our business.”