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The Innovation Roadshow - Support For New Products & Processes

21st May 2006

Venue: Environmental Research Institute - Thurso
Date: Tuesday 30th May 2006
Time: 17.00 to 18.40 with buffet to follow

Businesses and people with new ideas are warmly invited to a free event being run by UHI HI Links and Fusion in conjunction with the Scottish Executive and Highland and Islands Enterprise.

There are a wide range of schemes in place to support both SMEs and large companies in developing new products and processes. These may take the form of grant funding, support for collaboration, and/or linking your business with knowledge and expertise that already exists in other organisations or institutions. This event will highlight and provide a
brief overview of the range of support available.

There will also be an opportunity, if you wish, to have an informal one-to-one discussion with the various experts about what support may be best for your business.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE
16.30 Registration and Tea and Coffee
17.00 Introduction from Chairperson
17.05 Local Support - Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise
17.15 Innovation Relay Centre (IRC) and Innovators Counselling and Advisory Service for Scotland (ICASS)
17.25 UHI HI Links
17.35 Business Transformation Partnership (BTP)
17.45 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)
17.55 Scottish Executive
SME Collaborative Research Programme
SCORE
SMART
SPUR
18.20 Question and Answer Session
18.35 Summing up
18.40 Buffet/networking/one to one private meeting - if required.
19.30 Close

Individual discussion sessions will run from 18.40 until 19.30 in 10 minute slots. Appointments will be allocated on a first come first serve basis and can be booked on the day. Alternatively you will be able to use the feedback form on the day to request a separate follow up meeting.

This event provides a rare and thoroughly useful opportunity to see the various support schemes available outlined at one time. So don't miss out and book your place today.
Please book by emailing david.chapman[AT]uhi.ac.uk or phoning 01463 667 357.

If you have any questions, please contact David Chapman as above or Keith Muir at CASE on 01847 805224.

Book your place and see you on the 30th of May.

 

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