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Grow your tech business by design at Cotton Court

Posted on - 13th March, 2014 - 6:30am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Preston City Centre

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Do you have a business and want to realise your growth ambition by establishing market share through technology innovations?

A free event held this Friday at Cotton Court could be for you.

This workshop helps businesses to understand how design plays a role in growth, attracting investment and reducing risk.

Delegates will learn about the intensive design support available and use the opportunity to put their plans in to practice. Also find out if you could be eligible for up to 5 days fully-funded support

If you’d like help in nurturing your tech business, book now and take up the opportunity of the free workshop and meet like-minded businesses.

The session will be facilitated by Neil Gridley & Jonathan Ball: Design Council – Design Associate

Neil’s current clients include Philips, Electrolux and Unilever. He is also part of Viadynamics, a London-based innovation consultancy, working with blue chip clients as well as incubating start-ups. Additionally he is a Design Associate of the Design Council where consults on several programmes helping SMEs, high tech start-ups and universities harness the power of design. Neil recently published “Brand Romance” a book describing the essentials to building of a great brand, co-authored with Yasushi Kusume, VP of Design at Electrolux.

Jonathan is a design strategist whose current work builds on his extensive experience in the field of human-centred design techniques and which is currently taking him worldwide as an instructor with LUMA-Institute the Pittsburgh based Human Centred Design education and innovation organisation. Like Neil, Jonathan is a Design Associate of the Design Council with vast experience in the development and delivery of government funded design support programmes in the areas of business, science/technology and public services.

Book for the event through Eventbrite

Friday 21st March from 9:30 am

Cotton Court
Church St
Preston
PR1 3BY

Tel: 01772507767

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