By Daniel Hunter

Welsh businesses are being invited to find out more about potential funding streams and business support on offer from Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) and Welsh Government at a breakfast event on Thursday 19 March at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Innovate UK and Welsh Government work together to provide new support for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with high-growth potential and help innovative companies work with their backers so their ideas can be developed commercially.

The two hour breakfast event is free to attend and will provide an overview of the Innovate UK strategy followed by the opportunity for break-out discussions about new funding opportunities across key strategic areas.

Economy Minister Edwina Hart said: “The Welsh Government and Innovate UK are working together to support more businesses in Wales to innovate. I’m am pleased to welcome Kevin Baughan, Innovate UK‘s Director of Programmes, and all their lead technologists, for a working, two-day visit to Wales. I urge Welsh business to come along to their business breakfast at the Millennium Stadium on Thursday.”

Kevin Baughan, Director of Technology and Innovation at Innovate UK, said: "Our activities embrace business-led innovation from Medical Technologies to Enabling Technologies, from the Creative Arts to Construction, so do come along and join us and find out how Innovate UK in partnership with the Welsh Government can accelerate your journey from concept to commercialisation."

Innovate UK (Technology Strategy Board) will be visiting the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on 19 March from 08.30am until 10.30am.

Visit to register for attendance.