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Andante client Blue Planet Buildings UK Limited have been invited to speak at the IESMA Innovative Energy Solutions for Military Applications Conference and Exhibition. Blue Planet Buildings UK Limited specialise in providing temporary accommodation using innovative flat pack technology that provides up to two thirds energy savings and reduced transport costs. Following a successful appearance at the recent DSEi exhibition at Excel in London, Managing Director Edward Mellors has been invited to address 400 delegates at this prestigious event in Lithuania on 10th November 2011 further details available here. Andante are currently supporting Blue Planet Buildings UK Limited with the development and execution of their sales and marketing strategy.


THE GOOD NEWS TOUR rolls on......


What is it?
This is an opportunity to find out where and how you can get support to grow your business, increase sales and create jobs. Not a sales pitch this is an informative session where you will discover the current facts about grants funding and TAX advantages.

There are mixed messages out there following the demise of the RDA's, we hear that the banks are not lending. But some businesses are getting the support they need. There is alternative financing available, many companies are enjoying growth today. Hear how local businesses have grown using support from HMRC, iNET, MAS TSB and others.

Good News arrives at the Ingenuity Knowledge Exchange.

Steve Upcraft from Ingenuity said "This was our fifth showcase event and the first delivered entirely by non-university personnel; we had 60 registrations with 50 attendees - the largest audience so far for these sessions."

Delegate's commented
- Good insight into funding for SME's
- Topical and very positive
- The business case study was very useful
- Good information, well presented

Presenters Steve Potts & John Banbury


The First Event was held on 16th June an audience of sixty plus GreenTech companies heard Steve Potts talking about the current levels of funding available for R&D. Tom Moore from MAS explained how to obtain support for manufacturers and Andante client John Banbury explained how the support he had received from Andante and the assistance he had from funding organization's had helped him create seven new jobs in the last twelve months.

Delegate's commented

"Very positive, very helpful", "John Banbury has a great story to tell", " I have learnt a lot about MAS","Steve Potts dynamism and information was very useful and inspiring".


The first event sponsored by

Who should attend?
Anyone managing:-

  • New product development
  • Research and development
  • Manufacturing design
  • Go to market strategy
  • Sales and marketing strategy
  • You may be a consultant or a design agency supporting innovation and growth

What will you learn?

  • Does my company qualify for tax credits going back over the last two financial years?
  • How can I raise capital for my new development?
  • How do I apply for funding
  • Who do you apply to?
  • Can I get help with my application