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Picture of Daresbury-based NGPod wins final of Innovation Showcase Competition

Daresbury-based NGPod wins final of Innovation Showcase Competition

NGPod Global, Dicey Tech, Alison Handling Services and Dream Agility scooped the awards at #VFNW19. 

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Most successful Venturefest North West yet!

More than 50 speakers & panellists, 80 exhibitors and 1,150 delegates were together under one roof. 

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Collaborate to Innovate

John Willis, SME specialist at MMU, on how academic support could help supercharge your business. 

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Record numbers for Venturefest North West 2019

Venturefest North West has received a record number of registrations. 

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Top tips for manufacturers attending Venturefest

Jude Holmes of Made Smarter UK tells entrepreneurial manufacturers how to make the most of #VFNW19. 

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Intellectual property: a guide through the maze

Dr Sam Dewhurst, associate at #VFNW19 sponsors Dehns, on how to protect your IP. 

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Learning to dance in the rain

Codilia Gapare, part of the #VFNW19 Female Entrepreneurs Panel, tells her inspirational story. 

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Academics & Entrepreneurs: three ways to bridge the gaps

Some tips to help North West business leaders collaborate with academic researchers. 

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Finalists announced for Innovation Showcase Competition

The 12 shortlisted SMEs have been announced - and you can hear their pitches at #VFNW19. 

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Graphene: supporting ‘Powerhouse’ innovation in the North West

Paul Wiper discusses the potential of graphene and how collaboration can help drive innovation. 

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Top tips for SMEs when approaching a bank for finance

Headline sponsors NatWest offer five top tips for SMEs when approaching a bank for finance. 

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How to fund innovation within your business

Thousands of SMEs could be capitalising on Government incentives for sustained business growth. 

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Picture of Former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up

Former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up

Award-winning entrepreneur Jenny Campbell is to deliver a keynote address at #VFNW19. 

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Vikas Shah MBE – Q&A

Our host discusses his own experiences and the opportunities on offer to businesses at #VFNW19. 

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Picture of Innovation Showcase deadline extended

Innovation Showcase deadline extended

‘Unrivalled shop window’ to pitch commercial ideas to new investors, funders and customers. 

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Businesses in the NW urged to enter Innovation Showcase

Entries for the 2019 Innovation Showcase Competition are open to SMEs from across the North West. 

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Picture of Pioneering US investor Nitin Rai confirmed for #VFNW19

Pioneering US investor Nitin Rai confirmed for #VFNW19

Elevate Capital's MD hails incredible opportunities offered by NW's richly diverse society. 

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