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Ryan Davies

Innovation & Growth Specialist

Innovate UK EDGE

Ryan is a highly committed, enthusiastic and results driven SME Professional with over 10 years’ experience supporting SMEs in developing their growth strategies and accessing specialist support opportunities.

Ryan has previously managed operations and strategy development for the Coast to Capital Growth Hub, developing business support programmes and delivering expert support to scaling businesses across Sussex. He has supported over 1,000 SMEs over the last 10 years to develop their business plans, access funding and finance solutions, develop their marketing strategy and advance their digital adoption and skills.

He has developed a strong network of contacts through the South-East, from SMEs across all sectors, education providers of all levels, funding and finance providers and local government. Ryan’s passion for collaboration helps his clients access the right contacts and support to accelerate their growth plans.

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Oxford Innovation Advice offers Insights into SME needs and policy effectiveness for policy makers, funders and business support commissioners. It draws on our 30 years’ experience of delivering positive economic growth by enabling scale-ups to achieve their full potential. Each edition concludes with an ‘Implications for funders and Policy makers’ section.

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Covid-19 Statement

Update – Wednesday 15th December 2021

Our Innovation Centres remain operational and accessible, and provide a safe environment for our staff and customers. We continue to assess the risk of COVID-19 alongside the latest guidance from government. In the meantime our Innovation Centre remains COVID-19 Secure and fully open for business. Our detailed risk assessment can be found here.