Connect with world-leading markets in Artificial Intelligence

This is an exciting opportunity for innovative UK businesses to collaborate with Germany or Canada on Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.


Germany and Canada are known for being driving forces in AI initiatives.

These funded programmes are a chance to showcase your business to the rapidly growing AI tech sector, which includes a five-day market visit to Germany or Canada, as well as valuable support from our experienced innovation specialists.

Up to 15 ambitious UK businesses will be selected to explore the innovation and growth opportunities in one of these markets, and get an exclusive chance to visit major tech clusters.

What is the Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP)?

The programme has three phases: 

  • Getting ready for the market: Be briefed by sector and market experts, receive help to find partners and arrange meetings 
  • Visiting the market: Explore the innovation opportunities in Germany or Canada through meeting with key companies and potential collaborators and partners (five-day visit)
  • Exploiting the opportunity: Get one-to-one support from an Innovate UK EDGE Innovation and Growth Specialist to help develop and implement an action plan

Who is this Programme suited for?

This initiative is relevant for businesses building strong solutions within Artificial Intelligence, that are at the core of their value proposition, and in any sector or vertical. Businesses will benefit from:

  • Opportunities and challenges of doing business in these markets
  • Finding potential AI players and innovation collaborators
  • Developing your network in the UK and globally

Improving value proposition


Key Programme Dates

Calling the UK's innovative businesses

If you are looking to grow and scale your business by making connections with world leaders in the German or Canadian AI sector - these programmes are for you!

Want to know more? 

Listen to our information event to uncover the benefits of attending,

and what to expect during your time in the German and Canadian markets.

View our Information Event


Apply by Monday 29 April 2022, 5pm

Businesses are invited to only apply for one of these programmes,

based on the market they are most interested in.


Do you have a question about the Artificial Intelligence Global Business Innovation Programme to Germany or Canada.


Our team are happy to help.


Germany Programme: [email protected]

Canada Programme: [email protected]