Enterprise Europe Network Presentation - BS 10.12.10

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  • Fp7 is a 6 year project with just over 50b available. Projects must have at least 3 partners, not uncommon to see upwards of 20. Commission produces an annual work plan which gives detail of what they willl be looking to fund. Then 1 or 2 calls a year on each sectoral work plan with specific topics called, as idenitifed by Comm. Details of all latest calls and overviews of topics called available on our website. Projects measured in 3 categories as identified – scored on 5 each section, need to be getting around 12+ to get funding. Takes up to a year to get 1 st up front payment so don’t do it for cash and short term cash injection. Numerous other benefits, such as those identified.
  • Fp7 is a 6 year project with just over 50b available. Projects must have at least 3 partners, not uncommon to see upwards of 20. Commission produces an annual work plan which gives detail of what they willl be looking to fund. Then 1 or 2 calls a year on each sectoral work plan with specific topics called, as idenitifed by Comm. Details of all latest calls and overviews of topics called available on our website. Projects measured in 3 categories as identified – scored on 5 each section, need to be getting around 12+ to get funding. Takes up to a year to get 1 st up front payment so don’t do it for cash and short term cash injection. Numerous other benefits, such as those identified.
  • Fp7 is a 6 year project with just over 50b available. Projects must have at least 3 partners, not uncommon to see upwards of 20. Commission produces an annual work plan which gives detail of what they willl be looking to fund. Then 1 or 2 calls a year on each sectoral work plan with specific topics called, as idenitifed by Comm. Details of all latest calls and overviews of topics called available on our website. Projects measured in 3 categories as identified – scored on 5 each section, need to be getting around 12+ to get funding. Takes up to a year to get 1 st up front payment so don’t do it for cash and short term cash injection. Numerous other benefits, such as those identified.
  • Fp7 is a 6 year project with just over 50b available. Projects must have at least 3 partners, not uncommon to see upwards of 20. Commission produces an annual work plan which gives detail of what they willl be looking to fund. Then 1 or 2 calls a year on each sectoral work plan with specific topics called, as idenitifed by Comm. Details of all latest calls and overviews of topics called available on our website. Projects measured in 3 categories as identified – scored on 5 each section, need to be getting around 12+ to get funding. Takes up to a year to get 1 st up front payment so don’t do it for cash and short term cash injection. Numerous other benefits, such as those identified.
  • Fp7 is a 6 year project with just over 50b available. Projects must have at least 3 partners, not uncommon to see upwards of 20. Commission produces an annual work plan which gives detail of what they willl be looking to fund. Then 1 or 2 calls a year on each sectoral work plan with specific topics called, as idenitifed by Comm. Details of all latest calls and overviews of topics called available on our website. Projects measured in 3 categories as identified – scored on 5 each section, need to be getting around 12+ to get funding. Takes up to a year to get 1 st up front payment so don’t do it for cash and short term cash injection. Numerous other benefits, such as those identified.
  • Enterprise Europe Network Presentation - BS 10.12.10

    1. 1. Brian Steel Innovation Advisor European Commission Enterprise and Industry
    2. 2. Our role <ul><li>Funded by the European Commission our role is to support </li></ul><ul><li>European SME’s wishing to operate internationally. Our aim is to: </li></ul><ul><li>provide information and advice </li></ul><ul><li>foster business cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>stimulate innovation, joint R&D and technology transfer </li></ul><ul><li>We do this through local, joint and centralised initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>providing a range of core business support services </li></ul><ul><li>(see reverse of business card) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Organisational capability Scotland (3 partner in consortium) Northern Ireland (1) North West (4) North East of England (2) Yorkshire (4) Midlands (3) East of England (1) London (4) South East (3) Wales (2) South West of England (1) Europe’s largest business support operation 4000 staff working out of 600 offices in over 47 countries 11 Enterprise Europe Networks in the UK Not just EU, but includes: candidate countries, associated countries and members of the European Economic Area Local yet global .
    4. 4. 27 Member States + 21 Non-EU Members <ul><li>Armenia </li></ul><ul><li>Bosnia and Herzegovina </li></ul><ul><li>Chile </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>Croatia </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Macedonia </li></ul><ul><li>Iceland </li></ul><ul><li>Israel </li></ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Montenegro </li></ul><ul><li>Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Serbia </li></ul><ul><li>South Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Syria </li></ul><ul><li>Tunisia </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>USA </li></ul>
    5. 5. 6 Key deliverables <ul><li>Leverage the European Support Network for business benefit </li></ul><ul><li>Brokerage services </li></ul><ul><li>Information provision and feedback mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>IP advice and support </li></ul><ul><li>Funding application support </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnosis and action planning for your next steps into European trade </li></ul>
    6. 6. Where do you want to go? Diversification Offer your competences to a new sector or service Market Development Entry strategy into a new country New Market Product Development Find a joint venture R&D partner Market Penetration Find more agents and distributors Existing Market New Products Existing Products
    7. 7. What do you have in your locker? Low Market Share High Market Share Protect your IP and licence your latent IP to other users Find new markets at a younger stage on the product lifecycle Low Growth Find partners to share the next stage of development Support your development of a trade network, find new markets High Growth
    8. 8. Brokerage services <ul><li>Partnership profile database of businesses, and institutions across Europe who are seeking partners to help them with: </li></ul><ul><li>Technology, Joint R&D, Commercial partners, Mergers etc. </li></ul>Profiling Anonymous profile of clients business and needs published on network. Includes Universities, SMEs, Multinationals, Municipalities. Passive and proactive brokerage to link parties.
    9. 9. Information provision and feedback <ul><li>Bristol based information support team: </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple language skills, EU Policy regulation and legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Standards, Public procurement, European Business Events and Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting brokerage, Information on regional markets </li></ul>
    10. 10. IP advice and support <ul><li>Advice on Patent Management, Design, Copyright and Brand IP Audits </li></ul>Funding advice Advice on collaborative R&D [€ 50bn 2007 – 2013] Eurostars etc. links with TSB and SBRI. Helping clients form and join consortia. Events, seminars and 1:1s.
    11. 11. Advisor team <ul><li>Tasked with identifying suitable clients for the service </li></ul><ul><li>Business analysis diagnosis and development of action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Business support and brokerage activities </li></ul><ul><li>Helping clients move towards achieving “real” commercial agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to other business support organisations eg UKTI, MAS, BIS, KTP, SW Design Partnership, Business Link, iNets </li></ul>
    12. 12. Why EEN <ul><li>Help find new international customers </li></ul><ul><li>Support information on trading in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Access to new products, partners and technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Removing barriers to trade </li></ul><ul><li>A free one-stop shop for doing business in Europe </li></ul>
    13. 13. Benefits to you <ul><li>Another valuable tool in your armoury </li></ul><ul><li>Quick hit IAs </li></ul><ul><li>Brokerage </li></ul><ul><li>Growth businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Potential for future commercialisation </li></ul><ul><li>13,500 business and technology opportunities </li></ul>
    14. 14. Contact Details <ul><li>Information Team </li></ul><ul><li>T: 01275 370 997 </li></ul><ul><li>E: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>W: www.enterpriseeuropesw.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.eensw.co.uk (blog social site) </li></ul>
    15. 15. Any questions?

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