Keynote speakers: Ed Hutt – Group Chief Information Officer, SIG; Dave Dalton – Chief Executive, British Glass
Date: Thursday 21st March 2019
Time: 17:30 – 20:00
Venue: Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus, S1 2BJ
The Value of Collaboration versus Competition – how do multiple partners work together, sometimes with conflicting priorities, and how do they manage this collaboration effectively to achieve success?
In the current economic landscape, working collaboratively is sometimes essential to develop and move your business on. Tapping into new knowledge and expertise from partners is key to achieve your shared goal but what happens when differing objectives converge? How are these challenges overcome and what lessons can be learnt by you as future collaborators? Continue reading “The Value of Collaboration versus Competition”
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. Continue reading “‘Working in partnership with Sheffield Universities – the key to a successful collaborative partnership’”
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.
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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”
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”
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”
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”
Date: 6th April 2017
Location: The AMRC Factory 2050
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With integrated ‘cyber-physical systems’ providing more connectivity and therefore more data, the next generation of manufacturing technologies (known as the 4th industrial revolution) are being adopted globally. Continue reading “The Future of Manufacturing”
Date: 20th October 2016
Location: Yellow Arch Studios
Keynote speaker: Rachel Neaman, Director of Skills and Partnerships at Doteveryone, will be discussing digital transformation for productivity.
Rachel Neaman has a wealth of experience in delivering digital strategy, policy and products and sits on the Digital Leaders Advisory Board, the UK’s premier platform for expert opinion and networking on digital transformation. Continue reading “Digital Transformation for Productivity”