Archive for April, 2012
Opportunities for two start-up SMEs to win £15,000 of advertising have recently been announced by The Guardian in association with the Business In You partnership. One-to-one meetings with leading business experts, including Yorkshire’s Carl Hopkins, form another part of the attractive support package on offer. More >
Don’t miss the exciting launch of the Year of Manufacturing!
If you’re in manufacturing, you need to attend this specialist event. It includes an exhibition hall, networking and an open Q&A with an expert panel. It’s an ideal opportunity to present your organisation’s services to a number of motivated and interested manufacturers under one roof. More >
We think you’ve done something worth celebrating.
We want to shout about your stories of survival and what makes your company and your people great. So, if your company has achieved growth through any of the following:
- entering new markets
- developing or enhancing your products or services
- investing in technology, your factory or your people
- improving efficiency and boosting productivity through new ways of working
then you should enter the EEF awards. They have three awards especially for you:
More than 100 of the orthopaedics industry’s top suppliers will be attending this June’s OMTEC 2012 in Chicago.
with big names including Stryker, Zimmer, Medtronic and Biomet already confrmed. A combined initiative by Sheffeld City Region and Leeds City Region LEPs, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and Medilink, this trade mission gives companies in the orthopaedics sector a fantastic opportunity to network with senior decision makers from the global industry.
As well as giving delegates full access to the OMTEC exhibition, networking sessions and conference, the package on offer also includes one-to-one meetings arranged by UKTI Chicago, fights and accommodation.
UKTI Market Visit Support grants are available to eligible companies taking part in the mission.
Bradford Rising Stars visited the Fab Lab in Airedale to see what it can offer entrepreneurs and businesses.
The Fab Lab is currently offering businesses in the Bradford District the opportunity to use up to a day of machinery time and technical support for free. Those who wish to take advantage of this time-limited offer should email email@example.com or call 01535 606703. More >
Growth Businesses looking for equity investment will benefit from attending a Connect Yorkshire Investment Forum.
Connect Yorkshire will be hosting their 22nd Investment Forum in Leeds in June. They are currently looking for any local companies as presenters and exhibitors for this forum. Companies in want of equity funding between £300K and £3M are most suited.
SME Manufacturers can now take advantage of FREE local skills training events from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS). MAS is holding regular skills training events on Lean Awareness, Workplace Organisation, Process Mapping and Measuring Quality, Cost & Delivery (QCD) in Yorkshire & Humber. These training events take place over a full-day and any qualifying SME-manufacturer can register.
Each workshop gives a sound introduction into the principles of Operational Improvement and is suitable for all levels, from management to shop floor. They take place over a full-day and any qualifying SME-manufacturer can register (max. 2 delegates per company per workshop).
The latest schedule of events can be found at www.mymas.org/events/yorkshire-humber.