Insights: News & Events
20 September 2016, by , in Events, News, No comments
With 600 business visitors and 100 exhibitors, we’d love you to join us at the Menta Trade Fair, on Tuesday 4th October, 12pm – 6pm, the Apex, Bury St Edmunds, where we will be having an exhibition stand – like no other. The event will be packed with innovative businesses, products, inspirational ideas and solutions. It...
25 July 2016, by , in News, No comments
A £6 million grant fund has been launched to help more than 200 companies unlock innovations in offshore renewable energy. The SCORE programme, delivered by the OrbisEnergy , an innovation and incubation centre in Lowestoft, Suffolk, provides grants of up to £50,000 to support companies developing new technologies. Funding is available to small and medium sized...
25 May 2016, by , in Events, News, No comments
Pathfinder East played a pivotal role in delivering the region’s first innovation event, Venturefest East and securing high-level sponsorship. There was a huge buzz at the event, which attracted more than 650 investors, entrepreneurs, innovators and academics.  Venturefest East created a twitter-storm, with more than 1 million  impressions for the event’s hashtag #VFEast16 leading to...
19 May 2016, by , in Events, News, No comments
Businesses, ranging from a major energy company to an IT provider, packed into to an event hosted by Pathfinder East to learn about support and funding to help them grow – and enjoy great networking. The event, led by Emma Finn, Director of Pathfinder East, featured an inspiring and informative talk by Glen Moore, of...
6 May 2016, by , in News, No comments
Do you know of a great business leader, here in the East? Pathfinder East is celebrating our business leaders by featuring  their images on our website.  We’re putting out the call for some great photos to showcase on our home page. The Eastern region is rich with business leaders who are inspiring, energetic, innovative and...
7 April 2016, by , in News, No comments
In Norfolk and Suffolk, it seems that almost everyone is related to everyone else – through business relationships. This makes part of my role, in connecting businesses to people and organisations in the East, really satisfying. But let’s look closely at the reasons why there are such closely related business relationships. The two counties have vibrant business communities which...
5 April 2016, by , in News, No comments
A new report, The Future of Jobs, published by the World Economic Forum predicts a massive change in the skills needed for ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’. This will  include developments in fields such as artificial intelligence, 3-D printing,  genetics and biotechnology and will cause widespread disruption to labour markets over the next five years. The...