Preparing a winning Innovate Grant bid

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Preparing a winning Innovate Grant bid

3 March 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Do you need help writing your Innovation Funding bid, or have you struggled with applications in the past?

Our Innovation Grant Mentoring Project is here to help guide you through and improve your bid writing skills to help you get what your business needs.

Join experienced business leaders and innovators Liz Flint and Colm Watling in this session covering:

• Funders aims and how to identify opportunities

• Finding partners and constructing a ‘consortium’

• Crafting a good value proposition

• The bid writing process and timelines

• Making the process run smoothly

• Submission process

• Bid evaluation

Could you benefit from free support from our Innovation Grant Mentoring Project?

If you’re a Norfolk or Suffolk SME we can help you with one to one support and more tips on submitting winning applications for grant funding.

Express interest and book in a chat with the team through our website:

Or send us an email at

Our speakers

Liz Flint is the founder of Flint Innovation and has twenty years of experience at the intersection of business, academia, and Government. Liz is passionate about helping organisations and individuals to thrive and has spent her career on just that. She has built new organisations from the ground up, taken existing organisations in a new direction, and built happy, high-functioning teams in a range of settings. She has a strong track record of winning funding and delivering successful programmes.

Colm Watling is an aeronautical systems engineer. His background includes innovation in defence systems (MOD) and the automotive sector (Triumph Motorcycles and CCM). Colm has more recently worked for Innovate UK and the Catapult Network, and now works with a number of HEIs on business development, bid writing and entrepreneurship education projects. He brings regional business support programme experience from his time at PERA where he ran the East Midlands Manufacturing Advisory Service, as well as having Technology Transfer roles at Loughborough and Nottingham Trent Universities.


3 March 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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