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Accelerator programme to provide free ‘green’ support in race to net zero

Businesses are set to get free help to go green after Government funding worth £1million was awarded to support companies in Leicester in the race to net zero. The East Midlands Accelerator programme, led by East Midlands Chamber, will be delivered by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), Loughborough University and the University of Leicester, alongside local authorities and business support organisations in the city. It will mean companies who have…

Leicestershire Innovation Festival programme

At this stage, we are in the process of finalising the programme of events for Leicester Innovation Festival 2022 so this page will continue to carry updates as new events are added and booking links confirmed by our partners. Please check back regularly and follow the hashtag #LeicsIF22 on Twitter.   Monday 14 February  Launch Event – Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation  Space Park Leicester is the venue for our morning…

Apply to win £5,000 from the Innovation Challenge

TBAT Innovation have launched The Innovation Challenge, bringing together key partners to support small businesses to innovate. The Innovation Challenge has been designed by TBAT’s expert team to stimulate and support innovation in SMEs by leveraging the expertise of their unique partner network.

Dates announced for Leicestershire Innovation Festival 2022

Following on from the success of Innovation Week in June 2021, dates have been announced for 2022 with the focus on innovation due to spread across a fortnight to accommodate the wide range of events.     Leicestershire Innovation Festival will run from Monday, 14 February to Friday, 25 February 2022.  The celebration of solving problems by thinking differently will be launched officially with an event at Space Park Leicester on…