Free sustainable product and innovation support is provided by The Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD), University for the Creative Arts, through the Environmental Market and Innovation Development (Eco-MIND) project 2008-2011 – part of the INTERREG IV A 2 Seas Programme
If you are a service or product manufacturing company – a small or medium-sized business, with less than 250 employees, based in the South East region (Kent, Surrey, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex, East Sussex) - you may be eligible for up to two days of free consultancy support.
The Centre for Sustainable Design is able to provide free research and advice related to greener product design and development, funding, marketing and commercialisation to eligible small or medium sized enterprises, through the EcoMind project, with EU funding from the INTERREG IVA “2 Seas” Programme. Consultants from The Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD) have worked to reduce environmental impact multi-nationally in electronics, automotive, engineering, building, finance and marketing services industries in research, development and commercialisation capacities.
If you are a small or medium-sized business with less than 250 employees and are based in the Surrey, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent you are eligible for free attendance at the following events:
|2nd October||2009||SMILE - Casper Gray, Damien Jones and David Parker - As Good as New: Product Design and Remanufacture (ECOMIND)||12.00 - 2.00||UCA, Farnham, Surrey|
|24th November||2009||Sustainable Building Products & Technologies (ECOMIND)||1.30 - 6.00||Bricks & Bread, Aldershot, Hampshire|
|26th February||2010||Responsible Design, Entrepreneurship and Leadership (ECOMIND)||12.00 - 3.00||UCA, Farnham, Surrey|
|15th April||2010||The Eco-innovation Workshop (ECOMIND)||1.00 - 6.00||UCA, Farnham, Surrey|
|29th June||2010||Eco-retrofit: Implications for Sustainable Building Products & Technologies (ECOMIND)||8.00 - 10.30||Blake Lapthorn, Eastleigh, Hampshire|
|1st July||2010||Austerity Business - Doing More with Less Through Eco-Innovation (ECOMIND)||2.30 - 5.00||UCA, Farnham, Surrey|
|31st January||2011||Marketing Your Eco-Products Workshop (ECOMIND)||UCA, Farnham, Surrey|
|9th February||2011||OpenGreen (ECOMIND)||Bricks & Bread, Aldershot, Hampshire|
|March 16th - 17th||2011||Visit to Rotterdam Promoting Cross-Border Collaboration (ECOMIND)||2 Days||Rotterdam, The Netherlands|
Tim Woolman, Project Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct Tel: 01252 892879
Martin Charter, Director, email@example.com