Exploiting New International Trade and Technology R&D Opportunities

A breakfast seminar for SMEs interested in exploring new international trade and technology research along with development opportunities is to take place at Swansea University.

Title: Exploiting New International Trade and Technology R&D Opportunities

Date: Tuesday 9th July 2013 

Time:  8:00am - 10.30am

Venue: Swansea University, SURF Room, Fulton House, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

Admission: Attendance is free of charge, however it is essential to reserve a place prior to the event.  Please email: researchandinovation@swanse.ac.uk quoting ‘EEN Wales Event’ or telephone 01792 602919 to book your place

Event: The seminar is aimed at export, sales or commercial managers or directors with responsibility for developing overseas customer markets; importing/exporting goods, R&D and product development; technology exploitation and developing strategic partnership and relationships with overseas organisations.

Enterprise Europe Network Wales has pulled together a panel of experts who can unpick some of the obstacles SMEs may encounter. The agenda includes:

  • Exploiting new markets & R&D opportunities by Lawson Coombes, EENW
  • UK export finance: An overview of the support available to SME exporters by Matthew Hughes, Export Finance Adviser for Wales
  • Intellectual property : the UK and beyond- The UK Intellectual Property Office
  • The right funding at the right time - Chris Griffiths, deputy Fund Manager of Finance Wales
  • Welsh Government International Trade programme – Huw Roberts Welsh Government International Trade Team