A new innovation partnership for the construction, digital, technology, engineering and manufacturing sectors, to facilitate purposeful collaboration and deliver economic benefit to local firms. NEATH PORT TALBOT INNOVATION EXCHANGE brings together large and small players in the regional business landscape, in a spirit of collaboration and partnership, with the goal of strengthening local companies, maximising economic opportunities and creating a sustainable innovation sector for Neath Port Talbot and the wider region. Through your participation in conversations and events, members will increase your awareness of what’s going on, grow your local connections and up-level your ambitions for the long term. The NPT Innovation Exchange is hosted by 4theRegion in partnership with Neath Port Talbot Council, and funded by the UK Government’s Community Renewal Fund. We aim to bring you a programme of interactive discussions with local businesses around key topics, priorities and opportunities. Please register via Eventbrite, and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any of our upcoming events.
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NPT Innovation Exchange – Launch Event The launch of the Neath Port Talbot Innovation Exchange saw a range of businesses share their recent experiences, successes and challenges and voice their biggest priorities for the project to address.
ABP and Future Ports Vision Manufacturing & engineering firms across Neath Port Talbot were invited to an audience with ABP to hear about their “Future Ports” vision for Port Talbot, followed by a Q&A session. Hear from local companies that have been successful in securing contracts, including Marine Energy Wales and The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and their Wales-based Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE) project.
What is the Neath Port Talbot Innovation Exchange all about? A new innovation partnership for the construction, digital, technology, engineering and manufacturing sectors, to facilitate purposeful collaboration and deliver economic benefit to local firms. Hear from the MoD about their commitment to procuring more from UK suppliers and find out how your business can get involved.
This session saw the Ministry of Defence, ADS Group and DASA join us to share their experience with supporting SMEs to access procurement opportunities, tips and guidance and how SMEs can access procurement opportunities with these organisations.