MD Club member Mike Maddock appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield welcomes MD Club member, Mike Maddock, as newly appointed Visiting Professor

Image of Visiting Professor Mike Maddock at an eventThe Department of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to welcome Mike Maddock as thier newly appointed Visiting Professor.

Professor Maddock’s appointment builds upon his active involvement in the Science and Innovation Board (SIB), chaired by Professor Sir Keith Burnett, that works to influence the strategic direction of the Sheffield City Region (SCR) to support growth and economic impact in areas that depend on science led innovation. Continue reading “MD Club member Mike Maddock appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield”

KTN Digital Business Drop-In – 10th May

Information and networking event to support digital companies and learn more about opportunities and support from the Innovate UK family organisations.

Date: Thursday 10th May
Time: 09.30 – 12noon
Location: Sheffield Hallam University

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If you are an innovator looking for support to help you grow your business, join us at a our monthly informal information and networking drop-in event. The session is designed to support digital companies and learn more about the Innovate UK family, including the Digital Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network, as well as other organisations that have opportunities and support for UK based businesses across all sectors. Continue reading “KTN Digital Business Drop-In – 10th May”

AMRC briefing dates announced for £10m manufacturing and materials readiness Innovation Loans competition

£10m manufacturing and materials readiness innovation loans competition

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network have announced the details of briefing events across the UK for Innovate UK’s innovation loans competition for manufacturing and materials readiness projects, which will open for applications on 26th February.

Innovation loans competition briefing events

The launch event, with a live and recorded webinar. will be at BMA House in London on 6th March. Register here.

Register below for any of the briefing events which will be held in:

Manufacturing Technology Centre,Coventry                             5 March

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Rotherham          8 March

National Biologics Manufacturing Centre, Darlington             9 March

Strathclyde Innovation Centre                                                     14 March

Sci-Tech, Daresbury                                                                       15 March

The Engine Shed, Bristol                                                               16 March

NIACE Centre, Belfast                                                                    22 March

Continue reading “AMRC briefing dates announced for £10m manufacturing and materials readiness Innovation Loans competition”

Making Innovation Everyone’s Business

Date: Thursday 15th February 2018
Time: 5.45-8.30pm
Location: The Hide, Scotland Street, Sheffield, S3 7AA

This event has now passed – but take a look at some of the highlights here!

 

MOK founded The Innovation Beehive in 2008 “to release the creative potential of people at work.” He has visited and worked with some of the world’s most innovative businesses and identified the four key elements they all share – The Innovation Ecosystem. Continue reading “Making Innovation Everyone’s Business”

MD Club to sponsor Made in Sheffield Innovation Award

Entries are now open for the Made in Sheffield Awards 2018! The MD Club are pleased to announe sponsorship of this year’s Innovation Award

This prestigious event celebrates excellence in manufacturing from across the city region. Insider is proud to have been invited by the Master Cutler to once again host this black-tie event at the Cutlers Hall, Sheffield on Thursday 26th April 2018.

The Made in Sheffield brand gives local companies the opportunity to celebrate their ongoing commitment to world class quality and excellence in manufacturing. More than 250 companies are licensed to use the Made in Sheffield logo. You will be able to join them, and many others, at this must-attend event in the Sheffield business calendar. Continue reading “MD Club to sponsor Made in Sheffield Innovation Award”

The Power of Play, Monday 30th October

As part of the international Business & Innovation Network (BIN), the MD Club are running a networking event based on the theme of gaming and digital on Monday 30th October at Sheffield Institute of Arts. BIN@ is an international network created in 2010 by three Santander University Network members (University of Sheffield, University of Porto and University of Sao Paulo). Continue reading “The Power of Play, Monday 30th October”

ISCF Clean Energy Sandpit

Date: 28th June 2017
Location: Gripple Riverside

In order to maximise opportunities presented by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, the MD Club are hosting a series of interactive, facilitated workshops (sandpits) working alongside regional businesses and academics on the challenge areas, and funding calls, in which the Sheffield City Region is best positioned to respond.

What is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)? Continue reading “ISCF Clean Energy Sandpit”

Stimulating business growth through Sheffield Innovation Programme

What is the Sheffield Innovation Programme?

The Sheffield Innovation Programme (SIP) is a regional initiative which aims to stimulate business growth via academic expertise and university facilities.
The programme is run through industry focused workshops and bespoke consultancy so we can really target your business needs. Continue reading “Stimulating business growth through Sheffield Innovation Programme”

Superfast South Yorkshire funding scheme available

Superfast South Yorkshire funding scheme announced

Do you want a speedy, reliable connection that will open your business up to global markets? Could a new innovation create new business opportunities?

The SFSY Connection and Innovation Vouchers Scheme offers Vouchers to encourage small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to take-up faster digital connectivity, and to further support SMEs to introduce transformational innovations to the business that can improve business performance through faster digital connections. Continue reading “Superfast South Yorkshire funding scheme available”