IMPULS - Innovation in Manufacturers of Products Used in Life Sciences

Value of EU Grant - £363,000

Name of funding programme - Interreg 5A France Channel England Programme

Start and end dates - April 2021 to March 2023

IMPULS will help small life science and nutrition businesses from South East England and Northern France to collaborate, innovate and access business opportunities on the other side of the Channel.

The project will deliver a series of virtual webinars, organise international business matchmaking events and facilitate virtual access to life science industry events.

Find out more about the IMPULS Project.

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  • Kent County Council
  • South East Health Technologies Alliance
  • Eurasanté
  • Biotech Santé Bretagne

The aim and objective of the project is to help life science and nutrition companies on both sides of the Channel to collaborate, innovate and access international business opportunities.

  • Deliver a programme of information and training cross-border webinars for life science and nutrition companies for up to 100 businesses
  • Virtual business to business matchmaking events
  • Virtual access for 50 French and English companies to international trade shows and industry events.

  • Support for local life science businesses with innovation and internationalisation
  • Support for Kent businesses to access new overseas commercial opportunities
  • Boost to Kent’s export levels and international trade capacity and helping businesses to grow
  • Support for Kent’s Framework for Export Support and the ‘Kent International Business’ programme.