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Innovation

Use fresh thinking to reach new markets

Innovation delivers far-reaching benefits for people, products and brand. And, in this highly-connected world, it will keep you relevant, agile and, most importantly, ahead of the game.

But how do you turn business ideas and opportunities into sales? Find out how to be different and discover how to turn inspiration into profit.

Our fully-funded service is designed for businesses who recognise that, in order to grow, they need to evolve and challenge the status quo. 

What's included

How it works

Eligibility

SME in Greater Manchester

Cost to your business

None - it's free to access

Partners

Who's involved

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Innovation Network

Our Innovation Network is an opportunity for business leaders and senior managers to meet other ambitious businesses, investors, research establishments and innovation organisations, such as universities and technology specialists, to pick up new knowledge and skills.

Gain access to the knowledge held in our world class universities and research institutes.

Share ideas with leading innovators from global organisations and the wider professional community.

Join our Innovation Network now (eligibility criteria apply)

Chris Greenhalgh

Chris Greenhalgh, Head of Innovation and Programme Development

Innovation is not just doing something differently, being the one to ‘Think different’, it’s to do or make something better. 

Our network of specialists and partners can provide the unique insight and support you need to develop new products or improve existing technologies, processes, designs and marketing. So you can be the change you want to see in the world.

Chris has a history of leading the delivery of innovation in large corporations. This includes experience at various senior levels in the private and public sectors, designing and implementing business innovation services at a local, regional and European level.