INTERREG FRANCE-CHANNEL-ENGLAND – IMPULS – Innovation in Manufacturers of Products Used in Life Sciences


Innovation in Manufacturers of Products Used in Life Sciences (IMPULS) is a project funded by the Interreg France-Channel-England (FCE) Programme which can help small businesses from South East England and North West France to get into international markets.

Project Aims: to help life science and nutrition companies to collaborate, innovate and access business opportunities on the other side of the Channel.

The project will provide a range of activities for businesses on both sides of the Channel including:

  • A series of virtual information webinars on topics including ‘Maximising the use of digital technologies for internationalisation’, ‘Export readiness in a post-Brexit & Covid-19 era’, ‘Innovating to respond to the new normal in the healthcare sector in French, Britain and internationally, ‘Internationalisation in an uncertain climate’,
  • A series of virtual training webinars on topics such as ‘Preparing for virtual trade fairs’, ‘Pitching your business online’ etc.
  • Creation of virtual promotional materials to showcase French and English companies internationally.
  • B2B pitch & match sessions to connect companies across the Channel.
  • Virtual access to international Life Science trade shows and industry events for companies which could include Medica, Arab Health, NutrEvent, MedFit, SEHTA’s International MedTech Expo & Conference and BioFit.

Duration: 24 months

Planning: from 01/04/2021 to 27/04/2023

ERDF Funding: 400 000€

Head of project: Kent County Council

  • Eurasanté 
  • Biotech Santé Bretagne 

With the support of the European Regional Development Fund