New programmes for SMEs in Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Warrington from MMU

12th October 2020, 7:57 am

Free webinar: TRANSFORM-CE closing loops of the plastic economy

Explore how we can support your business to adopt a circular economy and help you transform single-use plastic into valuable new products.

Join the TRANSFORM-CE team as they explore the aims and benefits of the project and dive into what the project could do specifically for your organisation.

This is a unique opportunity to gain insights into the capabilities of the Manchester Metropolitan University pilot plant in Runcorn, ask the team questions, and learn what it will mean to be part of European TRANSFORM-CE project.

Register here


New leadership programme for manufacturers: Made Smarter Leadership Programme

Connecting makers to the digital tools that can transform everyday business operations

The Made Smarter Leadership Programme is part of Made Smarter, the UK’s national industrial digitalisation movement to drive productivity and growth of manufacturing industries.

The programme offers business leaders virtual visits to SME manufacturers around the region who are already on the journey of adopting digital technology, as well as facilitated-learning sessions and short-term projects – delivered by Siemens Digital Industries – to test new ideas.

Applications to join us open next week:

Read the news story and explore the programme


New, free leadership programme: Small Business Leadership Programme

A free, 10-week programme to develop senior managers’ strategic leadership skills and boost business growth.

A series of eight, 90-minute webinars, plus online group workshops with small business leaders from the Greater Manchester, and Cheshire and Warrington regions.

Over the sessions, business owners explore leadership, innovation, employee engagement, operational efficiency, marketing, sustainable practices, and finance.

Find out more here.


Final call for business owners: Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC)

The MFCIC project can equip Greater Manchester-based SMEs with the tools and knowledge to be at the forefront of the hydrogen economy.

Comprising a series of online, interactive workshops, the project is designed to help businesses adopt an innovation process, understand the needs of the low carbon market, and realise the capabilities of hydrogen and fuel cell technology.

The final cohort of the project commences on 2 November 2020.

Please contact Desi Todorova on to arrange an informal discussion or to request more details.

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