As part of the Future Focus Programme we are running a number of Labs to help businesses innovate and grow. Labs coming up in 2019 are:
Brand Power Lab
21st June, 5th & 19th July, Pool Innovation Centre, 9am – 2pm
The Lab will help you refine your brand positioning and capitalise on future opportunities for growth. By refining your strategic and tactical marketing plans to maximise impact on and off-line, you will leave inspired with fresh ideas for your brand and the confidence to communicate new or existing products – to new or existing customer segments & markets – using contemporary and effective marketing activities.
Business Model Optimisation Lab
11th June, 18th July & 1st August, 9am – 2pm
How does your business deliver and capture value? Is your current model effective? Does it meet the needs of your existing consumers, or tomorrow’s consumer? What other business model options are there? If it has been a while since you considered question like these, then this lab is for you!
Our Business Model Optimisation Lab will guide you through a structured and interactive process to revisit your business model, identify what is working well and spot opportunities for change. Working side-by-side with like-minded business leaders, you will use a contemporary business modelling tool, the Business Model Canvas, to take a fresh look at your business. Bringing fresh learning directly from Alex Osterwalder, the father of Business Modelling, Jamie and David will navigate you through the use of this powerful tool to re-imagine your business model.
11th July Driftwood Spars, 9 – 4:30, second date TBC
Mining Business Breakfasts
3rd May, 14th June, 11th July, 6th September 2019
Camborne School of Mines would like to invite businesses for a series of labs around new technology and innovation in the mining sector, in a relaxed breakfast atmosphere each bi-monthly lab a different theme will be explored. An opportunity for businesses already in the sector and non-mining sector to network with academics. This may lead on to identifying opportunities for funding support and explore potential collaborations. The labs may also include a visit to Boulby Potash Mine, Yorkshire. The lab would be suitable for an the following businesses mineral processing firms, manufacture of special-purpose machinery and equipment for mining, consultancy companies and tech based businesses with an interest in diversifying into mining.