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EBN is a network of over 1650 quality certified EU/BICS and 100 associate members that support the development and growth of innovative entrepreneurs, start up and SMEs.

EBN is a community of professionals whose day to day work guides these businesses to grow in the most effective and efficient way, delivering sustainable impact.

The BIC’s most recent venture with EBN welcomed two overseas entrepreneurs to the North East, for them to gain insight into UK business culture and source new contacts.

Middle East entrepreneurs visit the BIC

Middle East entrepreneurs visit the BIC

Special projects manger, Lilla Preston said: “The BIC received their EBN accreditation 20 years ago and are maximising all the links it has established over the years to ensure we support overseas entrepreneurs wanting to develop in the UK and provide new products and services for our own clients here in the North East.”

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Some of the companies based at the North East BIC were featured in the latest Business Innovator magazine with some of the top performing incubators who have had significant success in terms of growth and investment.

To view a copy of the magazine CLICK HERE