The Innovation Network calendar of events addresses three key strands:
- Innovations in the external business environment that could significantly impact ways of working.
- Advances in technologies and practices in high-tech manufacturing (often stories from our own members).
- Leadership skills for technologists and scientists operating at strategic level in B2B manufacturing or professional services firms.
Speakers are deeply experienced in their topic, and often come from within the membership. Events are designed to allow valuable time for group dialogue which helps attendees process new thinking and apply it in their own organisation. Networking is gently facilitated, so that connections between the rich mix of technologists and leaders typically present are made easily and are hugely enjoyable.
This will be an intensive session for a group of no more than eight delegates.
The three tiers of strategy will be addressed (product, business and corporate), with an emphasis on Business strategy. Ideal for those technologists or functional specialists operating in, or aspiring to, a career at senior level.
- Gain a grounding in key principles […]
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How does one (or should one even wish to) hold on to good mid-career technologists and professionals, when there are limited obvious opportunities for career progression within the flat structures of today’s organisations?
Senior technologists and leaders in high-tech manufacturing firms “grew up” in a work environment and a cultural milieu very different to that of today. […]Find out more
This event explores how marketers think when selling high tech products to customers, and ways that technologists can gain more understanding of their customers to create better products.
We are kindly being hosted by 3M, and an optional tour of 3M’s Customer Centre will be held at 3pm (approx 1hr).
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This event explores what the Circular Economy means, the shifts in thinking that it invites high tech manufacturers to make, and the potential benefits (and challenges) to business.
We are being kindly hosted by the National Physical Laboratory, and there will be an optional tour at 3pm (approx 1hr).
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