Enterprise Europe Network East of England offers small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) local access to a wealth of information on doing business, finding collaborative partners, and increasing competitiveness in Europe. Their expertise and services are available free to businesses with ambitions to innovate and grow internationally.

The Enterprise Europe Network team can help businesses find international business partners, source new technologies and receive EU funding or finance. They can advise on issues such as intellectual property, provide information on European markets and public tender alerts. Follow these links for more information on their services:

  • Technology Transfer
  • Going International
  • Access to finance and funding
  • Innovate2Succeed
  • Intellectual Property
  • EU Law

With an extensive business network made up of almost 600 partner organisations in more than 60 countries in Europe and beyond, the team of local advisers provide support to SMEs, large organisations, universities and research institutes to promote competitiveness and innovation.

In the East of England, Enterprise Europe Network services are delivered by two partners, Exemplas Holdings Ltd and St John’s Innovation Centre. Together, they partner to deliver a number of services, including Innovate2Succeed. which is a bespoke, fully funded programme of up to seven days for ambitious companies who want to unlock their innovation management potential.

The Enterprise Europe Network is Europe’s largest and best connected innovation, technology and business network and it also includes non-European countries such as the USA, Canada, Chile, India, Japan, South Korea and Israel. Find out more on their website:


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