Useful Info

International Market Information  for Medtech

Partners from the Magia2Market project run by colleagues from the Council for European BioRegions have produced a range of resources for Medtech companies looking to internationalise in a number of target markets outside Europe including:

  • Japan
  • The US
  • China

You can download market studies and replays of sessions highlighting market opportunities.

Please click here to visit the Magia2Market website to find out more.

UK Government Business Support Website

Companies interested in exporting can find out more about services available from the Department for Business & Trade as well as advice, information and tips on the Government’s Business Support website.  Please click on the Department for Business and Trade website here. 

Export Events and Webinars

For all exports events & webinars run by DBT, please click on this link.

UK Export Finance

Companies wishing to access financial support and advice for their export plans can get in touch with UK Export Finance who can offer this.  Please click here to visit their website. 

The Open to Export Planning Tool

Open to Export is a website featuring a range of useful information for companies considering international trade as a route to growth. Resources include the ‘Open to Export Action Plan‘ which is an online planning tool for small businesses wishing to make the most of the export opportunities. Visit the Open to Export Website to access various electronic resources that can help with exporting.

Kent Business School Study on Internationalisation in Kent

Through Kent County Council’s EU-funded SIE (SME Internationalisation Exchange) Project, the Kent Business School carried out some research into the effectiveness of support services for local companies and the barriers they face with exporting. The three reports are available as pdf documents and can be downloaded using the links below:

  1. Kent Internationalisation Study (March 2017)
  2. Study on the Impact of Brexit on the Internationalisation of SMEs in Kent (January 2019)
  3. Cross regional comparative study on the Internationalisation of Small and Medium
    Enterprises across Europe (March 2018)


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ISE Innovation Guide

Through KCC’s ISE Project, we have put together a guide on innovation and internationalisation which could be useful for Kent companies! The idea is to familiarise Kent companies with some of the latest trends in their sector and help them to think about adapting their business for export markets.

The guide is split into 6 sections which can be viewed by clicking the links below.

View the ISE Innovation Guide: Internationalisation Section

View the ISE Innovation Guide: Innovation Section

View the ISE Innovation Guide: Food & Drink Section

View the ISE Innovation Guide: Digital & Creative Section

View the ISE Innovation Guide: New Materials Section

View the ISE Innovation Guide: Mechatronics Section

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