Your June update
Published: 26 Jul 2023
June: school's in for summer
As we head into summer holiday season, we've got a series of insightful Knowledge Hub events coming up at the Sussex Innovation Centre this month. Check out the Events listings below for all that's on in July.
If you know anyone who's in the market for an exciting new role, point them in the direction of our Jobs Board, which has several interesting opportunities to work with members of our community or as part of our growing team.
Our consultancy team share their insights around the latest trends in innovation. This month: strategies for managing your time more effectively, why diversity and inclusion is more than just one day, and how synaesthetic marketing can help your brand.
- Time management: more crucial than ever?
Joseph brings together tips and techniques from some of the leading thinkers on the subject of time management to suggest strategies for using your working day to the maximum.
- More than just a day
Frank makes the case for businesses to put consistent work into a programme of diversity and inclusion policies, rather than simply celebrating the diversity of their team once a year.
- Why brands should know about synaesthetic marketing
Vaanya explains the role our senses play in the way we perceive the world, and what that means for brands designing more effective, multi-sensory marketing campaigns.
5 minutes with Vaanya Kainth and Jaime Haslip
Get to know the Sussex Innovation team better - this month, we've interviews with Junior Research Consultant, Vaanya and Junior Marketing Consultant, Jaime, about their roles, skills and interests.
A selection of the latest headlines from the Sussex Innovation community. This month, growth for the Aquaculture Stewardship Council and Destiny Pharma, and a look at the risks and rewards of AI tools ahead of our upcoming Knowledge Hub series.
- What are we going to do about workplace AI?
Sussex Innovation's Joseph Bradfield asks which questions small businesses need to be asking themselves about AI tools.
- ASC doubles number of certified farm sites in UK
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council has logged record growth this year as more seafood farms sign up to its sustainability certification.
- Unveiling the immediate future
Baskar Sundaram of Baachu shares insights from more than 11,000 facilities management contracts to help predict what the future holds.
- Destiny Pharma says partnering discussions making good progress
The biotechnology firm is progressing with partnership talks around its flagship asset, the market for which could be as big as US$2bn.
The most important dates for your diary next month. Make sure you take a look at our upgraded calendar, which now contains a curated rundown of all the best upcoming events from our partners across the South East.
- Knowledge Hub Falmer: Securing Grant Funding 5th July
Hear a first-hand account of the Innovate UK funding application process, and learn about the do's and don'ts of preparing for, applying for and securing grant funding for small and micro-businesses.
- Empower and Elevate: Expand Your Leadership Toolkit 11th July
Join Sussex Innovation's Richard Lassiter for a session exploring the intricacies and challenges of being a leader in a scaling business and expanding team.
- Connecting Croydon 18th July
Sussex Innovation Croydon hosts this month's local networking event, bringing together the local business ecosystem and raising money for grassroots causes.
- Knowledge Hub Falmer: An Introduction to AI for Small Business 20th July
A bitesize intro to time-saving and productivity enhancing tools for small businesses, what to understand before you start using them, and how to future-proof your team.