‘Working in partnership with Sheffield Universities – the key to a successful collaborative partnership’

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.

Agenda:

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 – events@mdclub.org.uk

How to Access and Retain Graduate Talent

 


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: events@mdclub.org.uk

 

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”

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”

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”

Digital Transformation for Productivity

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”