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Enterprise Europe Network                Title              Enabling your business to Connect, Innovate and              G...
Title of the presentation | Date |2What we will cover• Who are Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)• Our Role• Organisation Cap...
Title of the presentation | Date |3Who are Enterprise Europe Network•   Established in 2008 through merging the Innovation...
Title of the presentation | Date |4Our RoleTo stimulate business growth throughcollaboration, innovation and international...
Title of the presentation | Date |5    Global Reach    Not Just EU Member Stateshttp://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.eu...
Title of the presentation | Date |650 Countries including:27 Member States + 23 Non-EU Members•   Armenia                 ...
Title of the presentation | Date |7 UK Web Portalhttp://www.enterprise-europe.net/ On the website you can click on the reg...
Title of the presentation | Date |8    European Partnership Service•   Over 14,000 Business Opportunities•   FREE to view ...
Title of the presentation | Date |9European Partnership Service•   Is this tool right for you and your business?•   Attend...
Title of the presentation | Date |10Advice & Information Services•   Advice to help you trade more effectively in European...
Title of the presentation | Date |11Access to Finance•   Guidance on European Funding Schemes    • FP7 and Eurostars (key ...
Title of the presentation | Date |12   Useful Documents AvailableImages hyperlinked to the actual documents
Title of the presentation | Date |13   Useful Documents Available   These documents have been produced by the EEN East Tea...
Title of the presentation | Date |14European Policy Feedback Service• EU Consultations       We keep businesses up to dat...
Title of the presentation | Date |15Case Study: Hemisphere FreightEngagement to Date:• 47 Expressions of  Interest• 2 Part...
Title of the presentation | Date |16Case Study: IsoperlaEngagement to Date:• 9 Expressions of  Interest• 1 Partnership  Ag...
Title of the presentation | Date |17Case Study: RokkaplayEngagement to Date:• 47 Expressions of  Interest• 3 Partnership  ...
Title of the presentation | Date |18Case Study: Hypha Discovery                                            Results for the...
Title of the presentation | Date |19Case Study: Quotien•   Sector: software and ICT services and systems for the financial...
Title of the presentation | Date |20Next StepsWebinar“European Partnership Search Overview”     Monday 26th March 2012   ...
Title of the presentation | Date |21Any Questions?
UK and Ireland portal:http://www.enterprise-europe.net/European Commission portal:http://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec....
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Business 2012 Workshops - 18th - 20th March 2012

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ENterprise Europe Network's role is to stimulate business growth through collaboration, innovation and internationalisation.

Our 4 key offerings are:

Identifying new International business opportunities through our Partnership Service
Provide advice on how to trade more effectively in European Markets and Internationally
Guidance on accessing European Funding
A European policy-feedback service, including business consultation

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Business 2012 Workshops - 18th - 20th March 2012

  1. 1. Enterprise Europe Network Title Enabling your business to Connect, Innovate and Grow through partnership and expert advice Sub-title Business 2012PLACE PARTNER’S Sunday 18th – Tuesday 20th March 2012 European Commission LOGO HERE Enterprise and Industry
  2. 2. Title of the presentation | Date |2What we will cover• Who are Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)• Our Role• Organisation Capability  Global Coverage• Services  European Partnership Service  Advice and Information Services  Access to Finance  European Policy Feedback• Case Studies• Next Steps - Webinar• Questions
  3. 3. Title of the presentation | Date |3Who are Enterprise Europe Network• Established in 2008 through merging the Innovation Relay Centre and European Information Centre, with additional support for Research & Development (R&D) initiatives including FP7 & Eurostars• Funded in part by the European Commission’s Competitiveness and Innovation Programme• Global Reach covering 50 Countries  600 offices  5,000 staff
  4. 4. Title of the presentation | Date |4Our RoleTo stimulate business growth throughcollaboration, innovation and internationalisation.Our 4 key offerings are:• Identifying new International business opportunities through our Partnership Service• Provide advice on how to trade more effectively in European Markets and Internationally• Guidance on accessing European Funding• A European policy-feedback service, including business consultation
  5. 5. Title of the presentation | Date |5 Global Reach Not Just EU Member Stateshttp://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm
  6. 6. Title of the presentation | Date |650 Countries including:27 Member States + 23 Non-EU Members• Armenia • Moldova• Bosnia and Herzegovina • Montenegro• Chile • Norway• China • Russia• Croatia • Serbia• Egypt • South Korea• Macedonia • Switzerland• Iceland • Syria• Israel • Tunisia• Japan • Turkey• Mexico • Ukraine • USA
  7. 7. Title of the presentation | Date |7 UK Web Portalhttp://www.enterprise-europe.net/ On the website you can click on the region which your business is located to contact your local Enterprise Europe Network Office
  8. 8. Title of the presentation | Date |8 European Partnership Service• Over 14,000 Business Opportunities• FREE to view and use• Commercial, Technical and Research Opportunities• Search by Sector, Country of Origin, Offer or Request and Keyword• No Limit to the number of “Expressions of Interest” made• Add your own profile to the Database• Looking for Agents/Distributors/Joint Venture Partners?• Licensing your product into New Markets• R&D and Technology Collaboration Opportunities
  9. 9. Title of the presentation | Date |9European Partnership Service• Is this tool right for you and your business?• Attend a 20 minute webinar to see how to use the tool• Forthcoming dates at the end of the presentation
  10. 10. Title of the presentation | Date |10Advice & Information Services• Advice to help you trade more effectively in European Markets and Internationally• Advice and Information on EU Law and Standards  CE Mark  VAT  Health and Safety  Single Currency• Public Sector Tender Service – European
  11. 11. Title of the presentation | Date |11Access to Finance• Guidance on European Funding Schemes • FP7 and Eurostars (key programmes) • Other European and National Schemes - signposting• Venture Capital and Loans – signposting• Tax Credits - signposting• Collaboration with experts in this field  Business Link/BIS http://improve.businesslink.gov.uk/resources/business-finance-finder  Technology Strategy Board http://www.innovateuk.org/
  12. 12. Title of the presentation | Date |12 Useful Documents AvailableImages hyperlinked to the actual documents
  13. 13. Title of the presentation | Date |13 Useful Documents Available These documents have been produced by the EEN East Team.Images hyperlinked to the actual documents
  14. 14. Title of the presentation | Date |14European Policy Feedback Service• EU Consultations  We keep businesses up to date on open consultations and invites you to take part in shaping European legislation by responding to a consultation on a range of important topics.• Business Panels  We actively engage with companies to receive feedback on selected consultations and host a series of business consultation panels which enables businesses to give us their opinion on legislative proposals and influence their direction.• SME Feedback  We can help you tackle regulatory barriers when doing business abroad and bring your issues to the European Commission’s attention
  15. 15. Title of the presentation | Date |15Case Study: Hemisphere FreightEngagement to Date:• 47 Expressions of Interest• 2 Partnership Agreements• 1 Profile
  16. 16. Title of the presentation | Date |16Case Study: IsoperlaEngagement to Date:• 9 Expressions of Interest• 1 Partnership Agreements• 2 Profiles
  17. 17. Title of the presentation | Date |17Case Study: RokkaplayEngagement to Date:• 47 Expressions of Interest• 3 Partnership Agreements  1 close to agreements• 2 Profiles
  18. 18. Title of the presentation | Date |18Case Study: Hypha Discovery Results for the company:•In 2009 Hypha Discovery was skeptical toapply for Research and Development •2 new contracts: commercial agreementFunds from the EC because of their with Novartis and technology agreementcomplexity.T hey also did not hold with Evotech Germanycontracts with big pharma industry. •2 successful FP7 Applications worth•Hypha received one-to-one support with £700k EC grant funding.their application from EEN consultants •On-going support 1 FP7 application.•Hypha participated in 2 company missionwith EEN.•Hypha posted 1 Technology Profile withEEN
  19. 19. Title of the presentation | Date |19Case Study: Quotien• Sector: software and ICT services and systems for the financial services.• Due to IPR issues in FP7 the company was unlikely to go for this type of funding.• EEN helped Quotien with: – Business Plan and investment readiness support – Networking with HNWI as investors that resulted in a Series A £400k investment in 2010 and a private placement in 2011 from 2 HNWIs of £800k – Support in 2 TSB proposals, of which 1 was successful for £80k – Introductions to 5 prospects of which 3 materialised into clients (these 3 are substantial as it includes GIMEX, Centurion Fund, Mercuria and BNP Paribas; the latter isstill on-going with strong prospects). Colleagues at EEN Paris were essential in achieving this. – Through our intervention Quotien now employs 8 people (from 2 when started) and is looking for new premises in Shoreditch and moving from its premises in Hackney;
  20. 20. Title of the presentation | Date |20Next StepsWebinar“European Partnership Search Overview”  Monday 26th March 2012 2.30pm  Monday 2nd April 2012 10.30am  Friday 13th April 2012 10.20pm  Monday 16th April 2012 2.30pm
  21. 21. Title of the presentation | Date |21Any Questions?
  22. 22. UK and Ireland portal:http://www.enterprise-europe.net/European Commission portal:http://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu/index_en.htm

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