Visit Dates: Sat 15th Sept - Sat 22nd Sept
Closing Date for Applications: Fri 27th July
Briefing Event: Tuesday 4th September
Innovate UK's Singapore Global Business Accelerator Programme, delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, is targeted at innovative UK SMEs involved in cross-cutting AI & Digital technologies, who want to showcase their innovations and what they can offer at TECHINNOVATION 2018 and Singapore's Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH).
Since its start in 2012 SWITCH has grown to become a leading conference in Singapore and Asia with a focus on matching industry's needs to enabling technologies across sectors including:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Founders, chief technology officers and knowledge creators are sought who have a desire to collaborate and do business with Singaporean organisations and are committed to advancing the state of the art in the key areas of AI, IoT, 5G and big data. Preference will be given to those that are aligned with the event’s priority sectors.
The successful UK applicants will have the opportunity to attend TECHINNOVATION 2018learn about market trends, co-creation and co-development opportunities and the business culture of Singapore. There will be the chance to meet prospective partners, investors and key Government agencies from Singapore and around Asia and take part in pre-arranged meetings in accordance with the UK participant requirements. Post visit, each participant will be allocated an EEN advisor to follow up leads from the visit to Singapore. Innovate UK fund flights, accommodation, exhibition fees and logistics for one delegate from each participating company. A refundable commitment fee of £399 from each company is required.
Singapore's meteoric rise and consistently high-rankings in education, GDP per capita, healthcare, transport, infrastructure quality and technology adoption make it an exceptional place to create knowledge and do business. Singapore is frequently used as a safe gateway to Asia due to all of the above, plus an attractive tax system, a familiar legal framework, the ease of doing business in English and a test pilot of 5.5 million people a short plane ride from 1 billion people.
HOW TO APPLY
Please register through Eventbrite. On registering you will be emailed the application form, which needs to be submitted by 18:00 GMT on Friday the 27th of July 2018.
Please be aware that the confirmation of registration does not mean that you have been accepted onto the visit. It is a competitive process and only 15 applicants will be successful. All applicants will be notified by 18:00 GMT on the 3rd of August 2018.
For further information on the application process please contact: Richard Basgallop Enterprise Europe Network, [email protected] Tel: 0113- 468-9362