Co-Innovate Journeys

Co-Innovate Journeys is a project based at Brunel University building on the internationally renowned work of Brunel University London.  The project promotes innovation and provides advice and guidance to London-based small and medium sized enterprises.  In particular, the project will equip the participating companies with open innovation techniques and access to Brunel Academics, Students, laboratories, testing and prototyping facilities.

 

Co-Innovate Journeys 

 

Co-Innovate Journeys is a project based at Brunel University building on the internationally renowned work of Brunel University London.  The project promotes innovation and provides advice and guidance to London-based small and medium sized enterprises.  In particular, the project will equip the participating companies with open innovation techniques and access to Brunel Academics, Students, laboratories, testing and prototyping facilities.
Co-Innovate Journeys
Innovation Director

 

Reporting to the Co-Innovate Project Leader and the Operations Manager and working within the project team the Innovation Director will be responsible for developing links with SME’s in West and pan-London, conducting innovation diagnostics and following up with appropriate support proposals and mentoring.  Leading innovation workshops, developing collaborative opportunities and linking these businesses with the appropriate support within the University.  Developing good working relationships with the beneficiary companies to mentor them to achieve development objectives and the reporting requirements of the initiative is an essential part of the role.

Candidates will have extensive experience and track record of success in providing business support for innovation and new product development working at Director and senior management level.  It is anticipated that successful candidates will have business sector specific networks and experience which is relevant to the Co-Innovate project.  A genuine interest in design, innovation and an understanding of knowledge exchange between industry and academia from a commercial perspective is essential.

Click below for more information and how to apply.

 

Apply here

 

Co-Innovate Journeys
Project Co-Ordinator

 

Reporting to the Project Manager the Project Co-ordinators will work within the project team handling the administration functions required by EU funded projects which will include data collection and management for audit requirements, funding claims and maintaining the project databases.  The Co-ordinators will also arrange visits to businesses and liaise between academic support and companies engaged on the project, together with organising and marketing a programme of events and maintenance of the project website.

Candidates should demonstrate excellent administrative experience and have a genuine interest in knowledge exchange between industry and academia.

Click below for more information and how to apply.

 

Apply here
Co-Innovate with NatWest Webinars

Are you eager to grow your business but need the funding to make it happen? Are you confused by the different options for financing growth?

Take 90 minutes out of your busy day to learn more about why you need the funding, the sources of finance, and tips on putting an application together.

Experts at Brunel University London and NatWest are using their expertise to help get firms like yours in a better financial and sustainable position to thrive. This free online webinar will take you through:

  • How to plan when you need an injection of funding or do you rely on internal resources?
  • What type of funding is suited to different kinds of business expenditure?
  • How do I apply? Key things to include in any funding application.

You may be confused by the different types of finance for smaller companies. In this webinar, we introduce you to some of the main forms so you are better prepared when approaching your bank or lender.

Perhaps you are not sure if you qualify for a grant? Maybe loan financing is confusing? How do I meet the right Business Angel or Venture Capitalist? What about an overdraft, asset or invoice finance?

Come and find out the answers from our specialist guest speakers!

 

Register here

Now more than ever, it is vital that we all have the tools needed to stand out from the crowd, whether you are looking to pitch for an investment, partnership or your next contract.

Join us to learn and practice the key skills to design and execute an impactful Pitch!

 

Register here

 

 

Come and see us at the Great British Business Show?

 

Co-Innovate with NatWest Webinars

 

 

Are you eager to grow your business but need the funding to make it happen? Are you confused by the different options for financing growth?

Take 90 minutes out of your busy day to learn more about why you need the funding, the sources of finance, and tips on putting an application together.

Experts at Brunel University London and NatWest are using their expertise to help get firms like yours in a better financial and sustainable position to thrive. This free online webinar will take you through:

  • How to plan when you need an injection of funding or do you rely on internal resources?
  • What type of funding is suited to different kinds of business expenditure?
  • How do I apply? Key things to include in any funding application.

You may be confused by the different types of finance for smaller companies. In this webinar, we introduce you to some of the main forms so you are better prepared when approaching your bank or lender.

Perhaps you are not sure if you qualify for a grant? Maybe loan financing is confusing? How do I meet the right Business Angel or Venture Capitalist? What about an overdraft, asset or invoice finance?

Come and find out the answers from our specialist guest speakers!

 

Register here

 

 

Now more than ever, it is vital that we all have the tools needed to stand out from the crowd, whether you are looking to pitch for an investment, partnership or your next contract.

Join us to learn and practice the key skills to design and execute an impactful Pitch!

 

Register here

 

 

Come and see us at the Great British Business Show?

 

 

Europe’s largest Business Show is back for 2021, returning to London’s ExCeL on the 24th & 25th of November, helping small businesses grow and develop. The 43rd edition of the show will reveal the secrets of business adaptation, innovation and survival as we recover from the pandemic.

Come and meet the Co-Innovate team along with over 500 other exhibitors and 200 seminars including Co-Innovate’s and Brunel University’s Professor Robert Holdway who will be talking about Collaborative Innovation. The seminar will highlight techniques your business can undertake to reduce risk and target innovation. It will also focus on specific business challenges including Sustainability and how Brunel University London Co-Innovate programme collaborates with industry.

We look forward to seeing you on the 24th & 25th of November.

 

Tickets here

 

 

How can Co-Innovate help?

 

Whether you are in the process of future planning, diversifying, or are seeking support within a new area, Co-innovate can provide a range of expertise.

Your business could be the perfect candidate for help and support through the Co-innovate programme. We work with partner organisations like NatWest to gather and share expertise with owner-managers like you.

Why not get to know us better? Register for this event and see what we might do for you. When you have registered we will be in touch and will provide you with the joining instructions.

Any questions? Please contact co-innovate@brunel.ac.uk

 

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