Innovation, Internationalisation and Skills 23 August 2017

Venue: Kingsknowes Hotel, Selkirk Road, Galashiels, TD1 3HY

Time: 16:30 to 19:00

Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Heriot-Watt University, Borders College, Scottish Enterprise and Interface warmly invite you to an evening seminar about working with Scotland's universities, colleges and local agencies to support skills and the development of new products, processes and services.

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Cycling and Sports - Opportunities in Food & Drink

22 August 2017

Venue: Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee

Time: 09:30 to 14:00

The Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland (MTBCoS) and Abertay University are hosting a joint event to bring together Scottish food and drink producers (some already making cycling & sports produce and others considering diversifying), academics from food and drink, nutrition and sports science disciplines and other members of the business support industry together.

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Make Innovation Happen for Food and Drink

31 August 2017

Venue: Kingsmills Hotel, Culcabock Road, Inverness

Time: 09:45 to 16:00

Are you working on something new or different that will add value to your business? Join us for this unique opportunity to engage with specialists in the Food and Drink sector who can support your Innovation Journey.

The programme will provide an insightful and stimulating innovation led session on two key aspects of the New Make Innovation Happen Programme by – Innovation Insights and the £650,000 Collaborative Innovation Fund.

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Make Innovation Happen - Winning through Insights

01 September 2017

Venue: Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret Drive, Musselburgh

Time: 09:30 to 13:00


If you are in the food and drink sector and seeking inspiration and insight to embed innovation and drive growth for your business be sure to come and join us at the second of our series of Make Innovation Happen events, where you'll hear how applying market insights from a range of sources can transform the performance of your business by focusing new product development on real consumer needs.

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Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight

02 September 2017 to 17 September 2017

Venue: 3 Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Newbridge

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight is a nationwide event which supports and promotes Scotland's produce, and the people who grow, make, cook and sell it.

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04 September 2017

Venue: CSEC, James Clerk Maxwell Building, King’s Building Campus, University of Edinburgh

Time: 00:00

The Edinburgh Complex Fluids Partnership (ECFP) welcomes you to our event website where you can register to attend our FREE event to learn about the latest research and development in understanding the use of biological materials in formulations and other composites.

You will have the opportunity to present a poster on your latest research or technology and arrange 1:1 meetings with other attendees through our online software (after registration).

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Are you REACH 2018 ready?

07 September 2017

Venue: Room 1.12, Scott Russell Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

Time: 10:00 to 14:30

Join us for an informative event on REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) and Europe - what this means for your chemical and life science business and what support is available.

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Venturefest Scotland 2017

20 September 2017

Venue: Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Time: 08:00 to 16:30

Scotland’s business innovation and growth summit, Venturefest Scotland, returns to the Glasgow Science Centre on Weds 20 September 2017.

Designed to help high-growth SMEs and ambitious early-stage companies to grow through innovation, the event connects business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and innovators and provides a platform for growing companies to find the tools, advice, funding and contacts they need to take their businesses to the next level. Registration is free and any aspiring Scottish business - in any sector - is invited to attend.  

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KTN Chemistry and Industrial Biotechnology Showcase 2017

20 September 2017 to 21 September 2017

Venue: Spring Lane Building, University of York, University Road, York

Time: 09:30 to 16:30

This two day conference and exhibition hosted by the Knowledge Transfer Network is a major event to bring together industry, researchers, investors and government agencies to showcase how the UK chemistry and industrial biotechnology sectors are helping to enable growth in key UK supply chains through innovation.

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Entrepreneurial Academy - Executing a Digital Strategy

28 September 2017

Venue: Kingsmills Hotel, Culcabock Road, Inverness

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

This workshop will help you to identify the goals you are looking to achieve through digital – more sales, brand awareness, better customer support etc. – and will explore the tactics to achieve these goals. The workshop will help you to understand how to monitor and evaluate your efforts.

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SICSA Demofest 2017

03 October 2017

Venue: Our Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh

Time: 16:00 to 19:00

DemoFest is the largest event of its kind in Scotland; showcasing the very best of Computing and Informatics research and technology demonstrations from all of Scotland’s Universities. The event provides a space for business and academia to discuss future collaborations, business opportunities, internships, employment and much more.

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