The Landing hosts SME funding initiative

Members' media lounge On The 7th at The Landing

Members’ media lounge On The 7th at The Landing

The Landing has teamed up with The Technology Strategy Board to bring IC tomorrow, a support programme to stimulate innovation and economic growth in the digital sector, to MediaCityUK

The national funding body, (TSB) will be letting local SMEs know more about the help it can provide for digital initiatives during the event at The Landing’s media lounge OnThe7th on Thursday 29 May.

It will see the TSB’s digital team provide informative sessions about supporting innovation with funding, facilitating collaborative relationships and business support. In addition, local SMEs involved in technology and media innovation will be on hand to provide product demonstrations and discuss how they are benefiting from support provided by The Landing and TSB.

Commenting on the collaboration with the TSB, Ann Darby, director of strategic partnerships at The Landing, said: “We are delighted to be bringing an event which will provide real insights into the best ways to secure funding and support for SMEs with innovative technologies.

“The TSB and The Landing fully understand the challenges that SMEs face when it comes to funding, so it’s great to see IC tomorrow come to MediaCityUK as we are confident it will give attendees vital information in securing business support.”

Speakers include:
· Nick Appleyard – Head of Digital, TSB
· Matt Brown – Lead Technologist, TSB
· Kriss Baird – IC tomorrow, TSB
· Ian Richardson, Carbon Digital
· Will Walters, Mobbra
· Jon Parker, UX Labs at The Landing
· Shaun Fensom, Manchester Digital

More information about IC tomorrow and to book a place, visit www.innovateuk.org.

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