Horizontal Innovation

Graeme Cruickshank writing in TheChemicalEngineer on Horizontal Innovation: The mantra of this innovation theme is to help companies to ‘learn small, learn fast, and learn thoroughly. Innovation should be both Open and Horizontal.

Brexit Transistion

Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy at the IoD, writing in her blog: We are hoping and expecting to see more position papers in the autumn from the UK Government in this area, as well as on the Irish border and future framework for regulating cross-border trade in goods and services. Work will also soon begin on a … Read More…Brexit Transistion

Continued Research & Innovation

As pointed out by the IOD, Research in areas such as advanced manufacturing and schemes such as Horizon 2020 are improved by international cooperation, and the UK will want to remain part of some programmes. I can’t see how UK SME’s could continue to innovate without access to such collaborative programmes.

Entrepreneurial Confidence

Tony Zappala, writing in UKTN: Scaling a business is a leap into the unknown – uncertainty comes with the territory. There’s plenty of support organisations in the UK, and I plan to make use of all of them in scaling whatever ventures I take on.