R&D Tax credits are a vital source of funds for innovative businesses, but the scheme is evolving, with many changes coming into place within the next 12-18 months. This presentation will advise on how these changes could impact your claim, and how other source of funding such as Patent Box and Grants can both compliment and affect R&D Tax credits. There’ll be time for our experts to answer your questions, too, so this is really an event not to be missed!
Introduction to Innovate UK EDGE – Julie Pauley, Innovate UK EDGE Ecosystem Relationship & Gateway Lead
Introduction to MPA – Samantha Wildman, Head of Business Development, MPA
Overview of changes to the R&D market / benefits of a R&D grant versus R&D tax credits – Samantha Wildman, Head of Business Development, MPA
Q&A – Mel Alfieri, Business Development Manager, MPA
How to work with Innovate UK EDGE / MPA – Julie Pauley, Innovate UK EDGE Ecosystem Relationship & Gateway Lead
Samantha Wildman, Head of Business Development, MPA
Samantha draws on almost a decade of experience advising senior business leaders across a variety of sectors and company sizes to help them achieve their goals and grow their business. Her experience in funding, as well as the High Tech IT and Security industries enables her to really understand what business owners want to achieve, helping them to overcome key challenges and capitalise on opportunities.
Mel Alfieri, Senior Business Development Manager, MPA
Mel has over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector, supporting individuals and SM’s grow and fulfil their ambitions. Her passion is to share her knowledge, experience, and network to add value to her clients and help them succeed, always putting their needs at the heart of everything she does.
Julie Pauley, Ecosystem Relationship & Gateway Lead, Innovate UK EDGE
Julie Pauley has spent most of her career helping hundreds of SMEs to access a range of funded business support programmes. Whilst working as a Business Adviser she supported all aspects of business planning and, as an Innovation Adviser, helped businesses with their grant applications.
Julie has also run her own business support consultancy supporting numerous small to medium companies to engage with large corporates.