Working with partners means you can stretch beyond your current capabilities and resources to achieve more.

Run by the Green Growth Platform, Clean Growth UK’s South East Hub, this workshop helped SMEs understand the range of issues and decisions involved when a company is setting up partnerships for developing an innovation.

The day was facilitated by the University of Brighton’s Business School – Centre of Change, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management.

Guest Speaker: Holly Stockbridge-Hodgson, Innovation Manager at ENGIE.

Main Speaker: George Tsekouras, CENTRIM Director

What we covered:

  • Strategies to build constructive partnerships that deliver innovation results and create new work for the company.
  • The benefits of different types of strategies, such as a partnership with a large corporation or close engagement with a smaller group.
  • How to ensure you get a good deal in any partnership.

The workshop included access to a online portal highlighting best practice cases from across Europe, and tools and resources to help you develop new innovation partnerships.

Who was the event for?

This workshop was for Clean Growth UK members only and focused on developing clean and green business innovation. It was for any SME leader in any sector who wants to do things differently and is developing new clean and green products, services or processes.

The workshop was based on the INSPIRE methodology and explained the INPIRE poral to the participants. For more information please check: INSPIRE