IP Expo Event, Ministry of Defence 6th September 2019

IP Expo event at MoD Filton on Friday 6th September.  Jaci Barnett, Head of Research Commercialisation attended, alongside Evangelos, CEO at @comat_i, on our stand. Carolyn Jenkins and James Hamilton were busy off talking to the likes of DSTL, DASA, Ploughshare Innovations etc #Innovation, #defenceIP  



The SME Leaders Programme – Open now for applications!


We are looking for our next cohort of promising leaders of growth-potential engineering and technology companies.

This six-month programme is designed to support you to develop the leadership skills needed to scale your business.

Applications close Monday 18th November 2019, 4pm.

What we offer:

  • Grant of up to £10,000 to fund leadership training courses of your choice
  • One-to-one personal leadership coaching
  • Masterclasses and workshops delivered by senior business leaders
  • Provision of an experienced business mentor
  • Access to the Taylor Centre, our Central London office and meeting space
  • Travel and accommodation expenses covered for all activities

What we’re looking for:

  • Decision-makers (both engineers and non-engineers) in engineering and technology SMEs with an ambitious vision to grow
  • Your company must have raised at least £500,000 equity investment and/or have a turnover of at least £200,000 in the previous 12 months
  • Your company must be based in the UK to be eligible for this award – applicants from any nationality are eligible as long as you have the right to work in the UK
  • We are committed to improving diversity and inclusion in engineering, and we especially welcome applications from those currently underrepresented within the sector.
  • This programme is now open. If you are not ready to apply, we run the programme every six months.