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


4th February 2021 | 10:00 – 11:30

Online Webinar


This second of three on-line events forming the Access to Finance Conference.

Join us to gain a clear understanding of the process for obtaining grant funding and speak with the investors and experts who can help your business grow.


About the Access to Finance Conference

This Conference is brought to you by organisations that are experts in helping small scale tech companies flourish: the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) at Harwell Campus , Oxfordshire Greentech and sister network Cambridge Cleantech, the business networks for the low carbon economy in Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire.




Agenda of Session 2: 


Session 2 Access to Funding for Innovators – Grant Funding

10:00 Welcome – Oxfordshire Greentech

10:10 Paul Vernon – Executive Director of Business Innovations, STFC

10.05 Steve Neal – Partner, Shaw Gibbs, Accountants and Business Services

10:10 Investor insights:

  • Ben Whittaker, Innovation Partner , Defence and Security Accelerator
  • Damien Kelly, Strategic Development Manager, M&A and Investments, Engie


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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