News and opportunities from the University of Brighton - August

Here are some of this month's highlights for our regional businesses and beyond - including some of the ways we can provide skills and innovation support.

If you would like to find out more about how the University of Brighton could work with your business - do get in touch at enterprise@brighton.ac.uk.

Predisposition to dementia can be countered by a lifetime of learning, socialising, and exercise

A new study by Brighton and Sussex Medical School has found that dementia can be avoided or delayed, even among people more predisposed to the condition.


Clean sweep for students with global technology firm

Brighton students were awarded all three annual scholarships offered by a leading Brighton-based global technology company Paxton.


Senior Leader apprenticeship leads to promotion

This summer, a cohort of six senior leaders graduated from the University of Brighton's Masters Degree Apprenticeship programme.



Work with us

Turn challenges into market advantages

Do you want to build resilience and utilise emerging opportunities in your organisation? Access cutting-edge research and the latest industry insights, tailored around sector-specific themes, with RISE's new Horizon programme.

FREE for SMEs, CICs, and Micro businesses in the Sussex area.



Help to Grow for leaders

Boost your business's performance, resilience, and long-term growth with the Help to Grow: Management Course. Designed for SME business owners and senior leaders, 90% government-funded.

Now recruiting for autumn: Brighton - 12 Sept, Eastbourne - 11 Oct


Get hands-on with BRITE

BRITE's Product Foundry is a 7-week intensive innovation programme designed to help you develop your product ideas through hands-on design, making and testing. 

Applications close: 12 September 2022



Upcoming events


Horizons: Innovation in Adult Health and Social Care programme

From 1 September 2022 to 31 January 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm - Online and in person


Horizons: Innovation in Manufacturing and Supply Chains

From 1 September 2022 to 31 January 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm - Online and in person


RISE and Shine Innovation Club

8 September 2022, 9.30am-12.30pm - Bill Buck Room, Crawley Library, West Sussex


LoCASE Grant Clinic

8 September 2022, 10.30-11.30am - Online


Net Zero 360: Become a sustainability pioneer

From 12 September 2022 to 26 September 2022, 9.30am-12.30pm - Online


Net Zero 360: Become a sustainability pioneer

From 14 September 2022 to 28 September 2022, 9.30am-12.30pm - Online 


RISE Innovation Clinics

15 September 2022, 9.30am-12.30pm - Business and IP Centre, Crawley Library


Remanufacturing a solution for business resilience to supply chain disruption?

20 September 2022, 10am-2.30pm - Online


Business Model Canvas workshop

22 September 2022, 9.30am-12pm - Online


Product Foundry: make your next product innovation a reality

From 13 October 2022 to 24 November 2022, 10am-5pm, Plus X Brighton Innovation Hub, Brighton


Horizons: Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality programme

From 31 October 2022 to 31 January 2023, 9.30am-4.30pm, Online and in person


Pioneers: create positive impact through industry partnerships

From 1 November 2022 to 8 November 2022, 10am-5pm, Plus X Brighton Innovation Hub, Brighton


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