KIB Newsletter August 2019

Posted on: 30th July 2019

Innovative Sector Exchange (ISE) Project Update

Innovation & Prototyping Workshop:

We have several cluster events planned in the autumn including a Practical Innovation Session from 10-11 September in Kortrijk, with Howest, one of the leading universities in Flanders. Companies will be able to spend time getting trained in Innowiz a high level innovation technique followed by time in the cutting edge Prototyping Lab. Facilities include 3D Printing, CNC Milling, Moulding, Laser Cutting.

Anuga 2019:

Kent companies can express an interest in participating in the ISE visit to the Anuga 2019 trade show, one of the biggest food & drink sector gatherings in Europe. Join companies from France, Belgium & the Netherlands to find out more about the European food & drink market. The visit is free of charge and is open to Kent-based food & drink companies interested in joining the ISE food & drink cluster. Visit the ISE website for further details.

Book a 121 Diagnostic:

Kent businesses can request a 121 innovation & internationalisation assessment with an international trade expert from Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce which will give you some practical recommendations to your business grow.

For more information about the ISE Project please contact: or visit the project website:

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Global Business Innovation Programme: Singapore

Funded by Innovate UK and delivered by Enterprise Europe Network, GBIP is looking for innovative UK SMEs involved in next generation services in Insurance (InsurTech), Legal Services (LawTech), Accountancy and Technology suppliers into these sectors, who want to showcase their innovations at Singapore Fintech Festival & SWITCH.

Companies will have the opportunity to showcase their technologies, learn best practice about doing business in Singapore and connect with potential collaborators through pre-matched 1-to-1 meetings.

To express interest, please click to register via this Eventbrite page. The closing date for full applications is 18th August 2019.

Horizon Europe Co-design 2021-2024

Horizon 2020 funding has been a major source of research and innovation investment for UK companies in recent years. Preparations are underway for the 2021-2024 Horizon programme and the European Commission is inviting companies to contribute to co-designing and helping to shape the future research and innovation investment by responding to a questionnaire.

Find out more and complete the questionnaire by clicking on this link

This survey closes on 8 September 2019.

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