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Business Writers: Reading round-up 7 April 2024

1) Funding for GameDevs – Deadline 12 April

Awesome opportunity for GameDevs in Norfolk and Suffolk. Funding for 10 games developers to go to the Barclays Games & Creative Frenzy 2024 in London on 16 May in partnership with Game Anglia. Barclays Games Frenzy 2024 Delegation – Game Anglia.

2) Free Sales Training for SMEs – 12 April

New Anglia Growth Hub are hosting this workshop for owners and managers of businesses already running and established for 12 months or more. It is only open to SMEs based in Norfolk excluding South Norfolk and Broadland. Details here: Sales 2: Customer Engagement – Great Yarmouth Tickets, Fri 12 Apr 2024 at 08:45 | Eventbrite

3) Energising the East – 17 April 

This Marine Science and Technology Sector Council event will look at the new technologies revitalising the UK’s offshore energy supplies. Industry speakers will share insights and news on innovations shaping the sector. Costs and agenda here: Energising the East: the new technologies enabling offshore revitalisation – EEEGR

4) Understanding Research Tax Credits

The next Epicentre Business Toolbox talk is all about how to apply for R&D Tax Credits. These talks are free to attend but you need to book. Details here: Business Toolbox Talk, Thu 18 Apr 2024 at 10:00 | Eventbrite.

5) Hornsea 3 Community Fund

Ørsted has committed to providing c.£700,000 each year for the next 10 years to a Community Fund. This is part of its community engagement programme for its Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm. The fund is open to applications from coastal and cable route communities in Norfolk & Suffolk. Next application deadline 8 May 2024 – find out more here: Hornsea 3 Community Fund – Grantscape.

6) Rethinking Innovation

A day of talks, discussions and networking to inspire innovation and technology professionals – 18 April 2024. Hosted by the Institute for Manufacturing in Cambridge. Details on costs and and how to book here: Rethinking Innovation 2024 (cam.ac.uk).

7) Norfolk college shortlisted for training award

East Coast College in Great Yarmouth has been shortlisted for ‘Training Partner Skills Champion of the Year’ in the Enginuity Awards 2024. This is for its Skills Bootcamps, developed with the New Anglia Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (NAAME) group to meet the needs of local employers. More details here: Enginuity Skills Awards 2024 shortlist announced – The Manufacturer.


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