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UCLan Innovation Clinic Biomechanics Workshops

Are you developing a new product?

The UCLan Innovation Clinic is running two free one-day workshop for small-to-medium sized businesses to show how the independent scientific support they offer can enhance your business product. They will explain and demonstrate the methods that we use to help you:

  • Funding and routes to finance
  • Develop a product pitch
  • Identify demand and understand your market
  • Understand the costs involved

The workshops will take place on Tuesday 7 November and Tuesday 14 November at EKM Systems Ltd, Caxton Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9ZB.

Register your free place today by contacting Toni Murtagh, UCLan on 01772 894093.

OWL Business Focus

OWL (Ormskirk and West Lancashire) Business Focus is a group of business people who live, work or trade in the Ormskirk or West Lancashire area. It is a member-led organisation which enables connections to be made between individual members, their organisations, other business groups and the wider community.

The group meet regularly to provide members with the opportunity to network with other businesses, hear project updates from the group and guest speakers, and to find out more about our training programmes and social events.

If you are interested in becoming a member and for further information visit OWL Business Focus (external link)

Federation of Small Businesses

The Federation of Small Businesses is a member-led organisation and is the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group representing 200,000 members across the UK, promoting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms.

For further information visit Federation of small businesses (external link)

North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Membership of the North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce is open to any business, irrespective of size. The Chamber of Commerce is an important part of the regional business community due to its strong membership base and the range of services it offers.

For further information visit North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce (external link)

Liverpool and Sefton Chambers of Commerce

Many West Lancashire businesses have strong commercial links with neighbouring Merseyside.

For further information visit Liverpool and Sefton Chamber of Commerce (external link)