SME Webinar

SME Webinar SME Webinar

17 September 2020


10:00 - 10:45



SME Webinar on innovating to build back better

Join us for this webinar to get the latest guidance and intelligence on the implications of operating in a coronavirus impacted business environment.

The briefing will provide information on new support for an innovation and tech-led recovery and how you can access it.

Topics covered include:

  • CBI update on priorities and actions to improve the environment for UK business innovation
  • Hear from Innovate UK on how they support SMEs to innovate and opportunities to engage
  • Navigating wider support available to adopt and embed new technology and management practices into your business
  • Examples of innovation support which isn’t just about grant funding (finance, collaboration, sign-posting, research commercialisation)
  • How small businesses can innovate in this current climate
  • How businesses can engage with universities around innovation.


  • Dr David Wilkes, Deputy Director – Innovation Collaboration and Engagement, Innovate UK
  • Jon Kingsbury, Executive Director, Strategic Development, KTN
  • Tamsin Mann, Director of Policy & Communication, Praxis Auril
  • Kully Johal, Managing Partner Amaryllis Ventures Ltd
  • Felicity Burch, Director of Innovation & Digital, CBI (Chair).

If you have questions, or examples in mind, please send them over by email to  ahead of the webinar.

Get in touch

Anne Cullom

Anne Cullom

Events Manager - East of England