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Innovation in Action - March 2017

Date: 30th March 2017
Location: Bury Art Museum, Moss St, Bury, BL9 0DR
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Theme: Innovation

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Join us at 'Innovation in Action' which is taking place directly before this month's Business Growth Lunch held at Bury Art Museum.

'Innovation in Action' - Guest speaker

Our Innovation in Action guest speaker will be Mark Tibbenham, M.D of GJD Manufacturing Ltd.  GJD is an award winning UK manufacturer, designer and supplier of professional external detector equipment, as well as Infra-Red and White-Light LED Illuminators. 

GJD are continually looking for ways to develop their product range and have recently signed an agreement to acquire from Embsec AB, a Swedish R&D house, all of their internet protocol (IP) and laser technology plus all related intellectual property rights to further enhance their customer experience. 

GJD recognise the importance of on-going innovation in the design and functionality of their systems and will share their experience on how they became industry leaders in this field with the help of Business Growth Hub.

What will you come away with?

Mark will outline the company's journey to becoming a world-class security systems supplier and how they achieved this through recognising the importance of R&D collaboration. 

You will have an opportunity to hear from Dharma Nurse, Innovation Growth Team. Dharma will provide an update on current and ongoing Innovation Network developments and support available for innovators. You will be able to join the Innovation Network on the day. If you can't attend then please join our online network here

There will be facilitated 'Ask the Experts' panel with representatives from Enterprise Europe Network, Greater Manchester Universities, Intellectual Property advice, and specialist innovation advisors will also be on hand to share details about the Hub's fully funded support available to eligible businesses.

Following on from this briefing event the March Business Growth Lunch will be taking place from 12:00 - 2:00 and all attendees will be invited to attend.
Further information about the March Lunch can be found here.

Places are limited and priority will be given to those businesses eligible for European Regional Development Fund support.



Registration and refreshments


Dharma Nurse Welcome and Innovation Network overview


Guest Speaker GJD Manufacturing - How business support has helped us to grow


Ask the expert panel


Closing remarks

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