19th May 2006
BUILDING LINKS BETWEEN BUSINESS AND UNIVERSITY
Business Champions and the
The event will be the first to be held in the newly completed East Midlands Media and Computing Centre (EMMTEC) on the Brayford Pool campus.
University Vice Chancellor Professor David Chiddick
will welcome delegates and the keynote talk will be given by
A number of informal surgeries will then be held covering topics such as mentoring new businesses, graduate business incubation, how business can support the skills development of undergraduates, student work placements and continuing professional development courses to support business.
“We will focus on how businesses can directly support activity with the university and others to help drive up intellectual capital in the region and boost the region’s productivity,” said a university spokesman.
Around 60 businesses have already signed up for the event, which takes place from 4pm until 6.30pm on Wednesday 24th May.
If you would like to attend call Kirsty Holt on 0115 988 8432 or email Kirsty@businesschampions.org.uk
For more information contact:
Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager
01522 886042 07843 658943 email@example.com
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