IGNITE your... Manufacturing and Intellectual Property
Following the success of the inaugural IGNITE your … event held recently, SETsquared at the University of Southampton and the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) are proud to invite you to the second event:
IGNITE your… Manufacturing and Intellectual Property
on Tuesday 24th July 2012 from 16.30 to 19.00 at the Innovation Centre, University of Southampton Science Park.
Light refreshments will be provided. To reserve your FREE place, please visit Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/3297020477.
IGNITE your… Manufacturing
Patrick Lee from the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) will present the MAS support package and how to access the opportunities that their programmes offer. MAS is funded by BIS to provide support for manufacturing businesses based in England to help them improve and grow. MAS aims to help the manufacturer, streamline processes, reduce waste, become more energy efficient and generally improve and grow.
IGNITE your... Intellectual Property
Gary Townley from the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) will describe the practical help and support available to businesses new to or experienced in IP from the IPO. The IPO are an Executive Agency of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) that promote innovation by providing a clear, accessible and widely understood IP system, which enables the economy and society to benefit from knowledge and ideas.
IGNITE your… Innovation Staff
Alan Scrase from SETsquared and Bruno Johnson fromCascoda Ltd. will present a case study of the benefits and challenges for firms that host a Post Graduate or Post Doctoral researcher to help them solve or to apply a new solution. Between 100% and 50% subsidies are available for the right placement. SETsquared at the University of Southampton has subsidies and funding to help companies develop and expand their innovation staffing through the EXCEL placement+ programme.
University of Southampton SHOWCASE
Prof. Simon J. Cox from the Computational Engineering Design Research Group (CED) with describe The use of Super Computers for Design optimisation. The CED is a centre of excellence for multi-disciplinary engineering simulation and design which combines together a range of analytical, computational, and experimental techniques.