Access high-quality, practically-focussed innovation support and expertise
The workshops are delivered over 2 non-consecutive days, allowing time for the development an innovation plan to optimise your commercial, innovative and entrepreneurial capabilities.
Receive world-class coaching from Dr Jo North of The Big Bang Partnership. Jo will be your trainer and mentor from start to finish, delivering tailored seminars relevant to your business.
Previous delegates on the workshop include Dragons Den winners Tancream.
Katy Foxcroft, co-founder of Tancream said: “Jo is a great workshop facilitator creating a fun mix of activities and presentations to challenge your business and your brain.”
Dates & venues
Day 1: Wednesday 22nd April, venue tbc
Day 1: Wednesday 29th April, venue tbc
Day 2: Wednesday 20th May, The University of York
The workshops will support you to:
- Step out of the day-to-day and get a fresh perspective on your business
- Be more responsive to your customers' needs
- Get your products to market faster and more cost efficiently
- Gain new technological insights
- Take part in a supportive yet challenging, results-driven experience
- Learn from other businesses and share ideas
Develop an Innovation Plan for 2020 and beyond
Watch this video to hear more about the workshops and why you should attend
How to Apply
- Download the PAPI Innovation Workshops Application Form
Please complete the application form and return to PAPIemail@example.com
All applicants will be contacted about the outcome of their application as soon as possible.
PAPI aims to support small to medium-sized businesses in the Leeds City Region, York, North Yorkshire and East Riding region that meet the following criteria:
- Turnover lower than €50m per annum.
- Balance sheet assets of less than €43m.
- Fewer than 250 employees.
PAPI Innovation Workshops are fully-funded and delivered over 2 non-consecutive days
Businesses may send more than one delegate
We ask that the workshops are attended by senior decision-makers within the business
Each business must complete an application form and be available for both days
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch or call 01904 328076.
The programme is delivered through the Product and Process Innovation (PAPI) project, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
By participating in this workshop you will be in receipt of State Aid under the General Block Exemption Regulation Article 28 - Innovation Aid for SMEs (GBER 28). Any state aid awarded to you under this project will have to be declared if you apply for other sources of public funding in the future.