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UCL recognises outstanding achievement during Eighth Annual Enterprise Awards

Winners of the eighth annual UCL Awards for Enterprise were announced on Wednesday 10th June, at a ceremony held at UCL Advances’ new incubator space for product and creative businesses at King’s Cross, BASE KX.

The awards recognise the efforts and accomplishments of UCL’s most innovative and entrepreneurial staff, students, graduates and partner organisations in furthering enterprise and entrepreneurship at UCL

Find out more about UCL Awards for Enterprise 2015



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Vision2020 Event: "Horizon 2020 for SMEs"

Publication date: Sep 02, 2013 10:23 AM

Start: Oct 25, 2013 01:30 PM
End: Oct 25, 2013 05:00 PM

Location: Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College London

Vision2020: The Horizon Network will be holding its first Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) information event in London on 25th October 2013, hosted by Imperial Consultants (ICON).

Vision2020: The Horizon Network

The theme of the event will be connecting SMEs with research and technology organisations in preparation for the upcoming €70 billion Horizon 2020 European funding programme.

SMEs are one of the groups that stand to significantly benefit from Horizon 2020, and they will be allocated at least €7 billion Euros for research and innovation work. The EU is also making significant efforts to unlock the vast amount of valuable research and Intellectual Property that is held by universities and research centres across Europe, through fast-track to market schemes designed specifically for innovating SMEs.

Vision2020 is delighted to confirm that Bernd Reichert (Head of SME Unit in DG Research & Innovation) will be a keynote speaker presenting opportunities in Horizon 2020 for SMEs, alongside representatives from the UK Government's Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, representatives of SMEs that are active in European research and innovation and representatives of the Vision2020 platform.

This event is free for SMEs and will be the first in a series of Vision2020 SME outreach events that will be held across Europe.

Register for the Vision2020 Event: "Horizon 2020 for SMEs"