Jul 12

Meet the Innovate UK Family


Date: Friday 12th  July

Time: 09:30-10:15

Location: Conference Suite, The Innovation Centre, Sci-Tech Daresbury

Presenters :

Angela Smith – Internationalisation Specialist – EEN

Matt Chapman – Knowledge Transfer Manager – KTN

Rick Holland – Regional Manager, North West of England – Innovate UK


Innovate UK is the UK’s Innovation Agency tasked with growing the UK economy through supporting innovation. The Innovate UK Family includes the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and the Catapult centres.

The Innovate UK family helps companies to grow through developing innovation capacity, linking to expertise and access to funding. Together the family has and can provide expertise in: sectors, cross-cutting capabilities; commercialisation; internationalisation; access to funding and finance; and collaboration with the research and science base.

There are over 200 people from these organisations within the North West providing access to our support and providing local, national and international connectivity

Find out more about the family, it’s members and how they provide support through a company’s innovation journey from idea to market.


  • What people will learn:

About Innovate UK and its aims and goals, the different members of the family, what they offer and how it fits into the typical SME journey.


  • Who will it be relevant to:

SMEs, universities, LEPs and other agencies interacting with SMEs