Transform your business with the University of Nottingham – 2nd March 2017

RoutesToEngagementThis free event will feature Martin Rigley MBE, CEO of Lindhurst Engineering Innovation. Martin will explain how his business was transformed after an initial visit to the University and how you can add value, develop new services and grow your business by following his example.

The event is hosted by our Energy Innovation & Collaboration team and our Knowledge Transfer Partnerships team who will explain their offers to business. Other University business support units will be on hand to answer questions and network.

If you are a growing and innovative company, if you are working on, or planning an energy related project or if you would simply like to find out more about the range of support that is on offer from the University, then this event is for you.

Event details

Date: Thursday 2nd March
Venue: The Derbyshire Hotel (just off Junction 28 of the M1), Carter Lane East, South Normanton, DE55 2EH
Time: 5.00 – 7.15pm

Full programme

5:00pm Registration, networking & buffet
5:45pm Welcome – Colette Putman, Project Manager, Energy Innovation & Collaboration, UoN
5:50pm Introduction to the range of business support opportunities from the University of Nottingham – Paul Yeomans, Business Development Officer, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, UoN
6:10pm Energy for Business – an explanation of funded support on offer to businesses working in energy innovation or looking to improve their energy efficiency – Tom Pike, Business Development Officer, Energy Innovation & Collaboration, UoN
6:30pm Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – an explanation of the Innovate UK scheme to help businesses improve competitiveness and productivity – Andrea McCluskey, Business Development Officer, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, UoN
6:50pm The Business Perspective – hear how collaborating with the University of Nottingham has transformed a local business – Martin Rigley MBE, CEO, Lindhurst Engineering Innovation
7:15pm Close

To register

To book your free place click here.

State Aid

This event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, but is delivered completely free of charge to participants. For more information about the programme, please contact

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