Member Connect at Plessey Semiconductors Ltd

See how Plessey Semiconductors Ltd, Helitune and Carbon One secured funding for innovation and other projects that are helping them to grow.

Join us at Plessey Semiconductors Ltd for our next Member Connect event.

Discover how a collaborative approach can help you make the most of the funding opportunities on offer and how your business can make more of R&D tax credits.

You will also hear from Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) to learn how they work and what competitions they have coming up that may suit your business and help you to grow.

This event includes an optional tour of the facility.

  • Engineering and Manufacturing organisations in the South West
  • Individuals with a responsibility for research and development, design, innovation and anyone involved in securing funding through bids and investment
  • Managing Directors
  • Operations Directors
  • R&D/Technical Managers/Directors
  • Financial Directors.

  • Learn how companies have achieved success in bidding for funding
  • Understand different approaches for different size businesses
  • Learn how to make the most of funding to secure further investment
  • Understand how Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) works and what competitions they have coming up that may suit your business
  • Network with your peers, share best practice and solve common challenges together.
  • Understand more about claiming R&D tax credits
  • Optional tour of the facility.

12.30pm - Buffet lunch

1.00pm - Welcome and introductions – Phil Brownsord, Region Director EEF

1.15pm - Overview of Plessey Semiconductors Ltd, how they partnered and won RGF funding

1.55pm - Helitunes – repeatable success in winning funded support

2.20pm - Bevis Musk of Carbon One – the multiplier effect (how funding could help secure investment)

2.45pm - Tea/Coffee

3.00pm - Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) – working with them and up and coming funding competitions

3.20pm - Leytons - R&D Tax Credits and why many are missing out

3.35pm - Final questions and tea/coffee

3.50pm - Close (Optional tour of facilities)

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