EPIC Webinar on “Optimizing R&D Taxation”

9 September 2021

16:00 – 17:00 CEST


FI Group are a global consulting company specialising in the management of R&D Tax Credits. This presentation will outline the various opportunities across Europe as well as methodologies that contribute to optimising R&D Taxation. During this discussion, Mark Denscombe and Felix Chermette respectively Key Account Manager and R&D Tax Consultant at FI Group will provide case studies from commercial and technical perspectives and outline some of the challenges and advantages for a company when optimising their R&D Tax.

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16:00 – 16:05 Welcoming notes by Carlos Lee, Director General, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
16:05 – 16:30 Interactive session with the speakers Mark Denscombe, Key Account Manager, FI Group & Felix Chermette, R&D Tax Consultant, FI Group moderated by Carlos Lee
16:30 – 17:00 Networking


Mark Denscombe
With a career spanning finance and professional services, Mark brings a wealth of experience (client and agency side) to the role of Key Account Manager. Prior to joining FI Group, Mark headed up Business Development in London for an ex-Big 4 partnered specialist tax advisory, with a focus on R&D tax relief across multiple sectors.

Felix Chermette
Felix is an R&D Tax and Grants Consultant having experience with R&D tax incentives in France and the UK, where he also has contributed to innovation grant applications.


Alexey Popov, Research Professor at VTT
Charlie Goldstone, Marketing Assistant  at FI Group
Egidijus Vanagas, CEO at Evana Technologies
Gheorghe Lordache, Director at KAUST
Marco Zanola, Technical Director at AFE
Mohammed Ibn-Elhaj, Managing Partner at Highvistec
Reena Rowan, CTO at Nova Scientia
Roberto Panepucci, Senior Researcher at Centro de Tecnologia da informação Renato Archer
Shafiq Parwaz, Director Technical at Fiberlogix
Tamg Winson, Manager at Teyu Electromechanical


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