TWENTY65 is paving the way for a future that is inspired and enabled by research; that collaboratively and coherently accelerates innovation and generates a dynamic and energised water sector that delivers sustainable tailored water solutions that positively impact public health, the environment, the economy and society. Supported by more than 40 partners across the international water industry supply chain, TWENTY65 is a consortium of 6 universities.
TWENTY65 is hosting a unique conference aimed at students (at all levels) and staff who are interested in water and health. It will be a very interesting day with some top-notch international speakers alongside student and researchers. The conference will take place at The Edge, University of Sheffield.
You can book online at the link below:
We hope to see a great Sheffield turnout for this event, which RSPH might consider supporting as an annual event if we are successful. Please feel free to get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Date: Thursday 15th November
Time: 8.00am – 11.00am
Location: Inox Dine
Join us for breakfast on 15th November for an interactive session to help businesses connect with the knowledge and talent on offer at both Universities.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) have been helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity for over 40 years. You will hear from former KTP partners from both industry and academia and they will take you through their journey and how they reached their business goals and collaborative success.
An interactive breakout session will follow to create links and allow 1:1 discussions.
The event is supported by Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) which supports businesses, helping them to innovate and grow. You can access specialist support and meet regional Knowledge Transfer Advisers from the KTN, allowing you the opportunity to discuss ideas and explore options to apply for government funding for collaborative projects such as a KTP.
8.00am – Arrival breakfast and registration
8.15am – Opening from the MD Club
8.20am – Hear from Innovate UK: Dr Trevor Gregory and Andy Barnett, Knowledge Transfer Advisors, Innovate UK.
8.40am – Hear from former KTP partners: Rufino Bolado, C W Fletcher; Jem Rongong, University of Sheffield; Simon Pykett, Penny Hydraulics Ltd.
9.40am – Q&A panel discussion with Dr Trevor Gregory and Andy Barnett
10.00am – Breakout Session
For more information please get in touch – email@example.com
Date: Tuesday 25th September
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Location: Roco Creative, 338 Glossop Road, S10 2HW
This joint event between both Universities’ Careers Services will highlight what they can offer in regards to work placements, student projects, internships, graduate jobs and degree apprenticeships as well as discuss how employing graduates can have a positive impact on your business.
The evening will also outline the work the Universities are undertaking in the Sheffield City Region (SCR) such as the RISE Graduate Programme and the innovative new Future Leaders Development Programme which aims to support long term leadership development, talent retention and business growth within the SCR business community.
For more information please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: September & October 2018
Location: AMRC Training Centre
In collaboration with the Sheffield Innovation Project (SIP) the Advanced Manufacuturing Research Centre (AMRC) are running 100% funded workshops throughout September and October for SMEs in the Sheffield City Region.
The AMRC is a world-class centre for advanced manufacturing. With members ranging from Boeing and Rolls-Royce to regional SMEs; the research and facilities available to commercial businesses are extensive.
Workshops include an ‘Introduction to CAD‘, ‘Steel Metallurgy’ and the ‘Metallurgy of Machining’. All workshops are free of charge to regional SMEs that have not already engaged with the Sheffield Innovation Programme. More information on the workshops and how to book can be found online here.
Join us for our upcoming summer social hosted in partnership with Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, a valued partner of the MD Club.
Date: Tuesday 19th June 2018
Venue: INC, Krynkl, 294 Shalesmoor Sheffield, S3 8UL Continue reading “Summer Social, in partnership with Sheffield Chamber”
The University of Sheffield welcomes MD Club member, Mike Maddock, as newly appointed Visiting Professor
The 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”
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
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”
Date: Thursday 15th February 2018
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”
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”