Innovation for Growth Workshop

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Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 16:00

Innovation for Growth Workshop

Organiser

Coventry University Enterprises

Location

Ramada Hotel & Suites
The Butts, Earlsdon Coventry, CV1 3GG
United Kingdom
GB

Innovate2Succeed is organising a one day workshop to help you explore new ways to innovate and grow your business to its potential.

Are you a small to medium sized business (SME) based in the Midlands with plans to innovate?
Do you have an ambition to …Grow?
Develop new products or services?
Improve existing processes or investigate new market opportunities?
YES! Then this one day workshop can help you.

This day promises to be informative and inspiring, you will walk away with tried and tested tools you need to improve your business model and grow your business to its potential.

Our trainers will guide you through a Business Model Canvas, a visual strategic management tool that will help you to map, discuss, design and invent new business models by defining your business activities on one page. On completion, your bespoke canvas will identify opportunities for growth and help you to respond to changing market conditions.

Learn about funding for innovation
The workshop will also introduce available grant funding opportunities for innovation covering:

  • The Horizon 2020 SME Instrument
  • The new simplified funding offer from Innovate UK
  • and the full range of local support and advice available from Innovate2Succeed and the Enterprise Europe Network

If you are a business with ambition and capacity for high growth, this workshop has been specifically designed to help you

The workshop will be practical and interactive and led by experienced Innovation Advisers from the Innovate2Succeed Programme. Companies will concentrate solely on the growth of their business and on completion of the training, they will come away with:

  • a clearly defined value proposition, helping them find more customers easily
  • a robust business model
  • an iterative tool that can be reapplied to all future product development and innovation

Who Should Attend?

The workshop will be practical and interactive and led by experienced Innovation Advisers from the Innovate2Succeed Programme. Companies will concentrate solely on the growth of their business and on completion of the training, they will come away with:

  • Innovative businesses with potential, ambition and capacity for high growth
  • New business owners who would like to ensure their planned business model is robust
  • Business owners who would like to launch a new innovation within their existing business
  • Technology led businesses

Places are limited to 20 attendees - one delegate per company only.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • an established small to medium sized business (SMEs - who employ fewer than 250 full time equivalent employees worldwide and have achieved a turnover below 50 million Euros / a balance sheet of less than 43 million Euros).
  • based within the boundaries of the Midlands region

How to register
For further information call us on 0755 742 5500 or email innovation@cad.coventry.ac.uk

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