IMPULS Project

What is IMPULS? 

Innovation in Manufacturers of Products Used in Life Sciences (IMPULS) is a project funded by the Interreg France-Channel-England (FCE) Programme which can help small businesses from South East England and North West France to get into international markets.

Events & Activities:

  • 18-19 May 2022 – Knowledge for Growth (virtual participation) (18-19 May)
  • 25 May 2022 – Webinar – Innovations in the French Digital Healthcare Market
  • 8 June 2022 – Filming promotional videos in Kent
  • 16 June 2022 – Webinar – Innovation for the new normal : How to adapt to business opportunities in the NHS in the post-pandemic world
  • 5 July 2022 – Webinar – Preparing for tradeshows
  • 7 -9 September 2022 – Health Care Regulations Webinar and Franco-British pitch and match’ slots with experts
  • 21 – 28 September 2022 Pitch & Match sessions linked to Medfit event. Topic – medical devices.
  • 4-5 October 2022 Pitch & Match sessions linked to Nutrevent. Topic – nutrition.
  • 13 October 2022 – SEHTA International Conference & Pitch & Match sessions. Topic – health & Social Care
  • 14-17 November 2022Medica 2022 (IMPULS stand for up to 15 SMEs)
  • 29 – 30 November / 7-8 December 2022 Biofit pitch and match session for French & English SMEs– topic biotech.
  • January 2023 (details TBC) – space for French & English SMEs at Arab Health
  • January 2023 – Pitch and match sessions – details TBC

 

Project Aims: to help life science and nutrition companies to collaborate, innovate and access business opportunities on the other side of the Channel.

The project will provide a range of activities for businesses on both sides of the Channel including:

  • A series of virtual information webinars on topics including ‘Maximising the use of digital technologies for internationalisation’, ‘Export readiness in a post-Brexit & Covid-19 era’, ‘Innovating to respond to the new normal in the healthcare sector in French, Britain and internationally, ‘Internationalisation in an uncertain climate’,
  • A series of virtual training webinars on topics such as ‘Preparing for trade fairs’, ‘Pitching your business online’ etc.
  • Creation of virtual promotional materials to showcase French and English companies internationally.
  • B2B pitch & match sessions to connect companies across the Channel.
  • Virtual access to international Life Science trade shows and industry events for companies which could include Medica, Arab Health, NutrEvent, MedFit, SEHTA’s International MedTech Expo & Conference and BioFit.

If you are interested in taking part in IMPULS, click on this link to complete our expression of interest form.

To access the expression of interest form in French, please click on this link. 

Coming up: 

  • Knowledge for Growth (virtual participation) (18-19 May)
  • 25 May 2022 – Innovations in the French Digital Healthcare Market
  • 16 June 2022 – Innovation for the new normal : How to adapt to business opportunities in the NHS in the post-pandemic world
  • 5 July 2022 – Preparing for tradeshows
  • 13 October 2022 – SEHTA International Conference
  • 14-17 November 2022 – Medica 2022 (IMPULS stand for up to 15 SMEs)

IMPULS has secured a €400,000 European Regional Development Fund grant from the Interreg FCE programme over its lifetime (April 2021 to March 2023) and is being delivered by the four partner organisations shown below.

You can view the IMPULS Privacy Policy Statement by clicking on this link here.

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