Shaping the Future of Peterborough Manufacturing

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Keynote speaker from Perkins Engines Company Ltd will be giving you the inside scoop on how to win business with large organisations.

Find out about all the funded support available to help you develop innovative products, increase your export capability and increase your productivity.

This event is for Manufacturing SMEs. This includes companies that design and develop their own products but do not physically manufacture them.

9:00am – Registration and refreshments
9:30am – Introduction – Gareth Jones, Allia Future Business Centre
9:35am – Guest Speaker – Perkins Engine Company Ltd
9:55am – Business Growth Service – Manufacturing Advisory Service and Growth Accelerator – Jenny Wilton
Find out about matched grants and subsided support for business growth coaching
10:10am – UKTI & UK Export Finance – Pat Smith and Dan Hewitt
Support for business looking to start or increase Export activities
10:25am – Refreshment break
Opportunity to network and ask questions of the businesses presenting
10:45am – Innovate UK – Speaker TBC
Find out A wide range of grants to help with Innovation
10:55am – Local Enterprise Partnership – Stella Cockerill
Find out about grant funding available for skills provision
11:05am – CPCA Growth Hub – Binal Cadieu
Find out about your local Growth Hub and how they can support your business growth
11:10am – Local Manufacturing Associations – Stuart Searle
Stuart is the Chair of the Huntingdonshire Manufacturing Association and will give a brief overview of the benefits of a local manufacturing association
11:20am – Facilitated Discussion on the future of manufacturing in the area
What support is required?
Would a Manufacturing forum be good?
11:40am – Networking and meet other support organisations
12.00pm – Close

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With funding from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, Plunkett is currently able to offer early-stage community businesses free advice and support on how to get their business off the ground, including guidance on community engagement, legal structures, business planning and raising the funds to do it.