Innovate Kilkenny - Grow Your Business

Venue:
Online & Pembroke Hotel
 
Date:
06/10/2022
 
Note:
Commencing Thursday 6th October
 
Time:
9.30am - 2.00pm
 
Category:
Management Development
 

Innovate Kilkenny - Business Innovation Support Programme - Access support to re-assess your business and develop innovative strategies for adapting to market challenges and opportunities.

€50
Only 3 remaining
 
 

Innovate - Business Innovation Support Programme
Access support to re-assess your business and develop innovative strategies for adapting to market challenges and opportunities

Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny are pleased to announce the launch of Innovate the Business Innovation Support Programme which will commence on Thursday 6th October.

The programme has been developed by Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny in association with Enterprise Ireland and Design+ Technology Gateway - An established centre for innovation and commercialisation in Design and New Product Development, as part of SETU Carlow Campus.

The programme will be delivered by Senior Design Strategist Lynne Whelan alongside the industry-facing creative designers at Design+ Technology Gateway

Innovate is an opportunity for innovative Kilkenny SMEs to re-assess their business and develop innovative strategies for adapting to market challenges and opportunities.

The programme will bring participants through a defined process to discover and analyse where the innovation potential lies in your enterprise and how you can capitalise on those opportunities to strive for growth.

Innovate is aimed at established businesses (trading on average 3 years+) with between 3 - 50 employees, based in Kilkenny.

About the Programme:


For businesses who

  • Want to grow their business
  • Wish to create more value or improve/transform their business
  • Are looking to innovate to create opportunity
  • Have concerns about the effects of Brexit & Covid-19 on their business model

Programme Delivery

The Innovate programme consists of:

Masterclass No1 : Thursday 6th October - 9.30am to 1.00pm (Online)

Masterclass No2 : Thursday 13th October - 9.30am to 1.00pm (Online)

Final Masterclass - Friday 11th November - 9.00am to 2.00pm (Pembroke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny)

The Masterclasses will cover the following:

• Introduction to programme & discussion on needs

• Delivery of design-driven innovation process and toolkit

Two x two hour 1:1 mentoring sessions with a qualified mentor are also included as part of the programme.

All masterclasses and mentoring sessions are delivered online with the exception of the final masterclass on 11th November which will be in the Pembroke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street Kilkenny.

Please Note: Innovate is aimed at established businesses (trading on average 3 years+) with between 3 - 50 employees, based in Kilkenny (City and County only) If you are from outside this region and are interested in a programme similar to what we are offering, we would kindly request that you get in touch with the Local Enterprise Office in your region and they will advise you if they are planning to run a similar programme. Thank you for your co-operation.