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21st May, 2019   8:30am to 11:00am

Business Solutions Centre, Wolverhampton

Managing Innovation 

MAY 21st 2019 


Information on Intellectual Property and signposting to sources of assistance with development of new products.  

The University of Wolverhampton offers a comprehensive range of mechanical engineering and design services that can support SMEs within the Black Country that are undertaking new product development. This practical session will provide businesses with information on Intellectual Property and signpost attendees to sources of assistance with the development of new products.

Following the session, attendees will have the opportunity to view the FabLab facilities based in the Science Centre at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park.  Here they can see first-hand how the extensive range of equipment, including 3D printing, laser scanners, CNC milling and lathes.         

In addition, information regarding funding schemes available through the University to assist in new product development will be provided.


08:30 - Registration and refreshments

08:50 - Introduction

09:00 - Managing Innovation         

  • What is innovation?

  • Why innovate?

  • Issues

09:30 - Q&A

09:45 - iPSS Dissemination 

10:05 – New ERDF and Continuing Projects 

10:15 - Tour of FabLab and Networking 

11:00am - Close