Innovate UK EDGE Webinar: Unlock your growth potential

9 September 2022 | Online | Free to attend

Innovate UK EDGE (part of Innovate UK) is a government-funded programme that empowers innovative businesses to grow at pace and achieve their ambitions. They do this by helping small to medium-sized businesses with great potential to identify the most effective strategies to accelerate growth and scale quickly.

Our speakers will show how small to medium-sized business leaders can tap into Innovate UK EDGE’s network of growth specialists that offer one-to-one, bespoke and intensive support and coaching. The session will also look at how companies can manage innovation effectively and will provide a structured approach to help senior management teams identify and overcome barriers to success.

In this session, guest speakers from Innovate UK will cover:

  • How innovators can access funding and support
  • The business case for innovation
  • Successful case studies
  • The tools available to SMEs to improve innovation

Meet the speaker:

Martin McGurk
Head of Operations & Impact - Business Growth, Innovate UK UKRI

Martin leads on developing Innovate UK EDGE’s business growth agenda and operational frameworks. He is also a member of the British and ISO Standards Committees drafting the Innovation Management standards and was a consultant to the European Commission.

He has experience in developing national and regional innovation ecosystems, international partnering and innovation management, business coaching and technology/R&D scouting, Open Innovation, foresight, design thinking, new product development, technology transfer & commercialisation.


If you have any questions, please get in touch by email at or contact the Small Business Charter by phone on 020 7634 9584.