Access to Pre-seed/Seed Funding for Innovators | Finance Special Interest Group 


28th January 2021 | 10:00 – 11:30

Online Webinar


In this first of three on-line events forming the Access to Finance Conference we will focus on how to fund the first stage of the innovation journey. Join us to gain a clear understanding of the process for obtaining pre-seed and seed funding and speak with the investors and experts who can help your business grow.




Agenda of Session 1: 


10:00 Welcome – Oxfordshire Greentech

10:10 Liz Kirby – Directors of Innovations, UKRI – Science & Technology Facilities Council

10:20 Investor insights:

  • Andrew Muir, Director of Midven and Fund Principal of the UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund & Early Advantage Fund
  • William Goodlad, Principal, Deep Tech at Oxford Science Innovation
  • Eileen Modral, Investment Manager, OION
  • John F Kennedy – Head of Operations and Client Service, Flexible Funding

11:00 Networking – opportunity to meet with speakers

11:30 Official close but networking can continue!


The Conference comprises three on-line events:

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While you are here…


We thought you might be interested in participating in our next Cleantech Venture Day, held online in October 2021.

If so, please feel free to contact Sylvie at to be informed of our Autumn Cleantech Venture Day.