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FSB West Yorkshire Academia-Industry Network
November 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFREE
Do you want to help build mutually beneficial partnerships which connect academics and universities with small business owners?
We all know that West Yorkshire has some great universities. What is less well known is that they are not just academic institutions but also offer a range of business support services. Universities want to help small businesses with research, innovation, training, funding and more. Helping to build mutually beneficial partnerships by connecting academics and universities with small business owners.
Join us for the fourth event of our FSB West Yorkshire Academia-Industry Network. This is part of a series of regular monthly networking and learning events. Hosted by Dr Ruth Brown-Shepherd, this event will feature FSB Member, Leigh Eyles and a speaker from Innovate UK Edge.
- Brief introduction (5 mins)
- Industry Presentation (10 mins)
- Academic Presentation (10 mins)
- Q&A Panel Discussion (10 mins)
- Networking Sessions (2 x 7 mins)
- Closing Words (5 mins)
Industry Presentation – Leigh trades under the Titananos brand – currently offering coaching & training to business owners, leadership & consultancy in the IT space and various property-related services. He has a strong background in providing automated cloud hosting solutions and is actively involved in property development. Leigh’s talk will focus on process innovation.
Academic Presentation – Innovate UK Edge are an entry point to the full range of Innovate UK related services for local small businesses.
There will be a chance to raise the profile of your business, make valuable links with people from Universities across West Yorkshire and connect with other business owners.
Your Zoom joining link will be sent in your confirmation email so do not discard this. The link can also be found in the ‘My Events’ section on the FSB website. For help and support regarding this event, please telephone our dedicated events helpline 01253 336028 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Non-members are very welcome to attend too, so do forward this email on to anyone in the small business community who could add value to this network.