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Manufacturing and Engineering Forum

28 February, 2017, 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Manufacturing and Engineering forum.  Basically, this forum helps address sector specific issues, sharing best practice, hearing from exemplar organisations, networking and relevant discussion topics.  Of course, if you are a Chamber member it’s completely free to attend and only £30 + VAT for non-members.

Our host

Kindly hosted by Total Integrated Solutions Limited  (TIS), one of the UK’s leading independent fire, security and communications specialists.  TIS is developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated systems for industry, The Ministry of Defence and local authorities.  Not only is TIS a Chamber Patron but they are also a highly recognised and valued brand throughout the Midlands.  Moreover, TIS has a reputation built on over 60 years of experience providing security and communication applications.

Manufacturing and Engineering agenda

  • Welcome and round-table introductions
  • TIS Limited – overview of the organisation and update on new technologies
  • Enabling Innovation – update on funded support – Nottingham Trent University*
  • Geldards legal team – protecting and exploiting Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Games – details of the Nottingham Corporate Games Nottingham 2017
  • Invest Ashfield & Mansfield – short update on support available from the local councils by Fardad Amirsaeedi, Enterprise and Investment, Senior Regeneration Officer.

Manufacturing and Engineering outline

First up is our host TIS.  In particular, they will provide an update on some of the new, emerging technologies relevant to modern, forward-thinking businesses.

Next is Nottingham Trent University providing details of funding to support innovation and growth through the Enabling Innovation project.

Geldards LLP
will then discuss how to protect and exploit your intellectual property (IP). They will also touch on some potential considerations , and possible changes, in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Not to mention a short presentation from Ben Sedgemore, Games Director, Corporate Games on Europe’s largest multi-sport festival for businesses.  Significantly, this festival has been awarded to the City of Nottingham  from 6th-9th July.  The Games has a successful 30 year track record around the globe,  bringing benefits and opportunities to everyone involved.  There will be 23 sports and a host of celebrations on a packed weekend programme.  There will be something for everyone regardless of age, physical fitness or the organisation size represented.

Finally, Invest Ashfield & Mansfield will provide an overview to the services and support that they can offer to businesses in Ashfield and Mansfield.  In addition to a number of grants, commercial property searches, regular business events and local business intelligence are also available.

*Nottingham Trent University offers funded support to small and medium businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire through the Enabling Innovation programme, part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).  This programme provides dedicated sector-specific technical hubs, innovation management workshops, subsidised graduate placements, projects and consultancy, and networking and business development workshops and events.  Our services are easy to access and come with support from a dedicated business support team.

Please note, booking preference will be given to businesses from the Manufacturing and Engineering Sector.

Find out more

If you have any queries on this please contact Ian Bates, Sector Forum and Representation Manager.  Book your place now.

Kindly supported by:

Total Integrated Solutions LtdNottingham Trent UniversityERDFCorporate GamesMansfield and Ashfield DC

Strategic Partner Sponsor:

Geldards LLP


28 February, 2017
8:00 am - 9:30 am


East Midlands Chamber


Total Integrated Solutions
Hamilton Way,
Mansfield, NG18 5BU United Kingdom
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0333 800 0300


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