The Studio, 4th Floor, Avebury House, 55 Newhall Street, Birmingham B3 3RB

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How We Help UniversitY FUNDED PROJECTS to Achieve Their Outputs

The Technology Supply Chain Connects funded university projects with INNOVATIVE manufacturing, engineering, technology and services SMEs.

how we help UNIVERSITY PROJECTS… 

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hit your targets

We take the pressure off you by finding the right companies for your projects and then working with you to drive them through to completion.  We ensure that you hit your targets.

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maximise your impact

We maximise the impact your project has by helping you to develop the optimum offering and then signposting completed participants to the next step in their journey. 

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access OUR community

We have a growing SME community which you can approach to find out about their needs so you find more clients and discover the demand to develop new funding bids.

BENEFITS TO UNIVERSITY PROJECTS… 

BENEFIT 1
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Your outputs delivered on time to the right companies with the maximum business benefit for participants. We offer guaranteed results.

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You can relax knowing that we will fill your workshops or organise meetings with the right companies and then follow them up to ensure they complete.

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You will regain control of your outputs and be able to concentrate on delivery while your project team can focus on innovation.

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You can ask our members to support you with applications for grants and funding in the future. As grants become more business led, this is a valuable resource.

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Create lasting relationships with our members.  You will find new connections while we look after previous participants.  This makes it much easier to find the demand for your future projects.

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You will be joining a growing business community focused on innovation and growth. Our members will provide jobs and prosperity and will want further support in the future.

WE ARE ALREADY WORKING WITH… 

THREE REASONS TO GET INVOLVED

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We will attract the businesses you want for your project and drive them through to completion. We will help you to develop your offfering and your marketing strategy.

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We provide continuity of care. Once you have delivered to a company, we will direct them to other funding sources, funded projects and the support they need.

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We are a Community Interest Company- which means we are not-for-profit and any extra money that we do make is re-invested in our community.

We WILL ENSURE THAT YOU ACHIEVE YOUR FUNDED OUTPUTS

find the right support for you

We offer a range of services and memberships to universities and organisations who offer funding, funded support or paid-for services to SMEs in the West Midlands.

Our services include:

  • Annual membership for individual projects
  • Half-day workshops for your project
  • A series of events for your project to get companies to 12 hours
  • Arrange and attend individual appointments and company visits

Annual membership is best for projects that have a wide target market, e.g. any SME in the GBS LEP.  The half-day workshops, series of events and appointments are better for more defined target markets, e.g. manufacturing and engineering companies in the GBS LEP.

Benefits

As annual member, your benefits include:

  • A one-page (A2) marketing strategy to help you attract more of the companies you want from our membership.  We will craft the copy for your page on our web site.
  • Access to the Technology Supply Chain events including monthly briefings and quarterly networking events
  • Exhibit for free at our Spring Exhibition in May and Annual Conference in October 2020
  • Invited to contribute every other month to our weekly e-newsletter- promote your project’s events, workshops and offerings.
  • Get to speak at 2 events over the year.
  • Your project’s events and workshops placed on our web site and calendar
  • Logo and link on our home page and a dedicated page for your project
  • Your project, group or organisation promoted on our social media channels

Contact us for further information.

Benefits

We will:

  • Help you to design the workshop’s content to make it as attractive as possible for your target market and develop a marketing strategy and plan for it
  • Put your marketing strategy and plan into action and fill the workshop for you.  We always add more companies than you need to ensure that you reach your target
  • Compere the event for you.  Richard brings a lively style which energises the room and engages delegates.
  • Find a business guest speaker if needed.  We can help you to find a business guest speaker who will help attract more of the right companies.
  • Support you on the day- this includes helping to arrange the venue, book people in, get forms signed etc.
  • Help you follow up as needed.  We stay in touch with companies after your event so they move onto the next stage with you whether this is completing a C1, C26 or another step.
  • All participating companies become members of the Technology Supply Chain which supports them in finding the funding, funded projects and further support they want as well as running monthly briefings and events.

Contact us for further information.

This is a planned series of workshop and briefings designed for projects to deliver 12 hours of support to defined companies.  We will arrange and run half-day workshops and briefings as required.  This is a tailored offering so the exact details will depend on your requirements.

Benefits

 We will:

  • Help you to design the programme and the individual workshops and briefings to make it as attractive as possible for your target market.
  • We will help you to find suitable venues as well as keynote speakers and workshop facilitators as needed
  • Develop a marketing strategy and fill the workshops and briefings for you.  We always add more companies than you need to ensure that you reach your target
  • Find business guest speakers as needed.  We can help you to find a business guest speaker who will help attract more of the right companies.
  • Compere the events for you.  Richard brings a lively style which energises the room and engages delegates.
  • Support you on event days- this includes helping to arrange the venue, book people in, get forms signed etc.
  • We will stay in contact with delegates to ensure that they complete the programme or are replaced if they fall off.  We charge on the basis of completed companies.
  • We offer these companies on-going support and connections beyond these workshops which makes it easy them to benefit further and for you to work with them in the future

Contact us for further information.

In some cases, it is very difficult to get certain industries to attend a half-day workshop and your best option may be to arrange appointments with them.  We will also attend the appointments with you, if you would like.

We will work with you to determine the best approach.  Our experience has shown that having an easily understood offering, such as a set of tools tailored for the individual company, can produce the best results.

Benefits

We will:

  • Help you to design your offering so it as attractive as possible for your target market.
  • Develop a one page A2 marketing strategy and plan for your project.
  • Market your project and book appointments for you through our membership and assoicated organisations.
  • Attend the one-to-one meetings with you, if required.
  • Help you follow up as needed.  We stay in touch with companies so they move onto the next stage with you whether this is completing a C1, C26 or another step.
  • All participating companies become members of the Technology Supply Chain which supports them in finding the funding, funded projects and further support they want as well as running monthly briefings and events.

We charge on a per completed company basis with a minimum engagement of 10 companies. 

Contact us for further information.

INterested in finding out more?

You are invited to contact us to arrange a telephone call or no-obligation meeting to discuss how we might be able to help your project.

Benefits of working with us include:

  • Your outputs delivered on time to the right companies with the maximum business benefit for participants. We offer guaranteed results.
  • You can relax knowing that we will fill your workshops or organise meetings with the right companies and then follow them up to ensure they complete.
  • You will regain control of your outputs and be able to concentrate on delivery while your project team can focus on innovation.
  • You can ask our members to support you with applications for grants and funding in the future. As grants become more business led, this is a valuable resource.
  • Create lasting relationships with our members.  You will find new connections while we look after previous participants.  This makes it much easier to find the demand for future projects while you are preparing bids.
  • You will be joining a growing business community focused on innovation and growth. Our members will provide jobs and prosperity and will want further support in the future.

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