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Tuesday 1st November

Innovation Network Workshop

The Innovation District Network is hosting a free workshop to support peers to explore, ideate and innovate their chosen industry challenge.

The workshop, which will be delivered over a morning and includes a working lunch, is designed for leaders in small to medium size businesses who want to explore new ways of solving challenges and exploiting opportunities.

Facilitated by Special Projects Manager, Gripple’s, Gordon Macrae, you will join a small group working in the advanced manufacturing, life sciences, health and wellbeing sectors in South Yorkshire.

Workshop Details

What is it: Free Innovation Workshop for leaders of small and medium size businesses looking to innovate in South Yorkshire.

Who is it aimed at: Business leaders and innovation leaders responsible for innovation strategy, new business and new market diversification. Specifically, we are looking to support businesses operating in the advanced manufacturing, life sciences, advanced health and wellbeing sectors.

This includes entrepreneurs, small business founders, pre-starts, early stage startups as well as established SMEs with ambitions to diversify and grow. The innovation framework benefits businesses over their full life cycle.

The session is less applicable to the more technical colleagues working in design or specific research and development roles.

Why attend:

  • Explore what true innovation is – the benefits and opportunities
  • Journey through an innovation framework to transform your business
  • Develop an outline strategy as a starting point for your own business innovation and diversification
  • Define your challenges and opportunities within your own business and sector
  • Work with peers to understand the customer and the change drivers within your business
  • Pitch your concept for innovation that will address your challenge and transform your business.

Value added: A commitment from the Innovation District Network to work with participants to expedite and progress their ideas by connecting them into local business support, partnerships, specialist expertise and Innovation District infrastructure.

About South Yorkshire’s Innovation District Network

South Yorkshire is a global centre of innovation and excellence in advanced manufacturing, life sciences, advanced health and wellbeing. Together we are powering the green energy, smart manufacturing and health tech revolutions.

Thanks to the collaboration of an ambitious innovation network, we are reaching out to new businesses within the region with the offer of a free workshop and a range of opportunities to connect and benefit from South Yorkshire’s Innovation District.