Energy Catalyst – International brokerage visit to Ghana 2022

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Innovate UK is inviting ambitious businesses interested in applying for future Energy Catalyst funding, to register their interest in joining an international brokerage trip to Ghana.

Delivered in partnership with Innovate UK EDGE and Innovate UK KTN, the programme of support consists of a preparation phase, followed by a 7-day country visit, and post-visit support from Innovate UK EDGE.

What to expect

Energy Catalyst international brokerage is a structured programme around three main phases and each business will have support from Innovate UK EDGE for the duration of the offering, including developing an action plan to capitalise on the opportunities identified. The three main phases are:

  • Getting ready: Pre-visit briefing to build knowledge and understanding of the market and
    potential opportunities, including how to do business, cultural aspects, how to protect your
    IP and training on how to improve your pitch and articulate your value proposition.
  • Market visit: Access to NGOs, local businesses, academics, and governments who will
    be able to provide information about local opportunities and with potential to become
    partners.
  • Helping you make the best of the opportunity: Support from Innovate UK EDGE to follow up
    and take advantage of the opportunities identified.

Key Dates 

Applicant briefing -13 July 2022

Application deadline – 14 Aug 2022

Pre visit briefings – W/C 29 Aug and W/C 12 Sep 2022

Innovation visit – W/C 10 Oct 2022

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