With shared knowledge, experience & ideas

Open Innovation Programme

Videos on the Open Innovation Programme funded by EU & Councils's Delivered by Core Business Design

Interviewed by Core Director Richard Holt and Held at Creative Innovation Centre, Taunton.

We also present more interesting case studies:

Lamb & Flag Case Study
Wolley Shepherd Case Study
Unwin Safety Systems Case Study
Razzle Dazzle Ices Case Study

Above: Interview with Rob Butcher attendee of the Open Innovation Programme.

Above: Interview with Spencer Bishop attendee of the Open Innovation Programme.

Above: Interview with Becky Bevins attendee of the Open Innovation Programme.

In addition to the above Core Business Design and Creative Innovation Centre CIC delivered an Innovation Symposium around these case studies along with other key speakers from the design industry and business sectors.

Design Surgery Open
To All Businesses

Every Wednesday at the CICCIC Taunton 2.00 -5.00 pm

A series of one to one drop-in design surgeries (booking advised) aimed at companies and individuals interested in how design can add value to their business.

Get access to professional designers and business advisors who can provide advice, ideas and answers to your questions for just £20. You'll go away with clarity and resources to help further your business in:

  • Brand development and product placement
  • Product design and packaging
  • Digital and web strategies for optimising business services and greater market reach
  • Communication strategies and social media
  • How to resolve development issues by utilising our knowledge bank of associations and connections
  • Improving services with service design
  • New and existing Product development and routes to market. The total package

A recent independent evaluation showed that businesses can expect, typically, over £25 return on investment for every pound invested in design.

Funding Opportunity

With our official mentoring service we can work with you in a highly practical way to develop a design-led project with the power to transform your business and funding may be available with the Design Council's business mentoring programme, Designing Demand.

This initiative can also link you to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), which provides a 50% subsidy towards the cost to businesses wishing to join the Design programme.

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