Private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE)has launched its search for the next group of ambitious food and drink companies from North East Scotland to join its sector-specific business growth programme.
Wednesday 14 March, 1.30-4.30pm: Thainstone House Hotel, Inverurie AB51 5NT
Rescheduled from Thursday 1 March due to poor weather conditions.
Research shows that demand for local food and drink is growing. Small and medium sized food and drink producers looking to grow their business can access free support and advice by attending Scotland Food & Drink’s Showcasing Regional Scotland programme, taking place across Scotland in 2018/19.
The next North East Scotland Food & Drink Network Event will share some of the research and explain how the Showcasing Regional Scotland programme is going to help you make the most of the local and regional selling opportunities there are for your business.
Wednesday 7 March: Deloitte, 100 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3BX
Thursday 8 March: The Technology and Innovation Centre, Strathclyde University, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD
Opportunity North East (ONE), in partnership with Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, is supporting The Nuclear Industry Association‘s (NIA) two-day event for companies who wish to explore diversifying into the nuclear decommissioning supply chain.
Aberdeenshire Council and Opportunity North East (ONE) make a last call for entries from local businesses for the prestigious North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018.
The deadline for entries is Monday 29th January and they are open to all food and drink producers in the Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray areas. Submissions can be made online and it is free to enter.
A bespoke support programme to catalyse growth in Aberdeen’s world-class life sciences cluster has been launched.
Led and funded by private sector economic development body Opportunity North East, the ONE Life Sciences Accelerator Programme is being delivered in partnership with BioCity, the UK’s leading incubator and accelerator of life sciences and healthcare businesses.
A bespoke accelerator programme is being launched to catalyse growth in Aberdeen’s world-class life sciences cluster by supporting the development of start-ups, spin-outs and growth companies across the region’s research, clinical and commercial base.
Led and funded by private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) and delivered in partnership with BioCity Group, the ONE Life Sciences Accelerator Programme will launch with a boot camp in early December, followed by a 12-week develop programme starting in January 2018.
BioCity is the largest incubator and accelerator of life science businesses in the UK and participating in the programme will enable North East based individuals and companies to tap into BioCity’s network of existing businesses and life science and healthcare experts.
Innovation and success within the region’s vibrant food and drink sector are set to be celebrated with the launch of the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018.
The awards are free to enter and are open to all food and drink producers based in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.
Delivered in partnership by Aberdeenshire Council and private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE), the 13 award categories available for entry span the breadth of the industry from celebrating those Investing in Skills Development to the Best Young Business, Food & Drink Entrepreneur and the Denis Emslie Above & Beyond Award, plus many more.
26 July 2017, 4pm to 6pm
Village Hotel, Prime Four, Kingswells, Aberdeen, AB15 8PJ
Sustainability is a key issue within the food and drink sector. This event will explore how sustainability can drive efficiency, profitability and growth in businesses and will include, presentations, case studies and the opportunity to discuss your own needs with industry experts.
The free workshop runs from 4pm to 6pm on 1 November 2017 at the Village Hotel, Kingswells. You must register to attend this event via this link.
31 October 2017, 12noon to 2.30pm
Opportunity North East, 11 Queens Gardens, Aberdeen, AB15 4YD
Opportunity North East (ONE) is pleased to confirm Dr Ian Campbell, Director for Health & Life Sciences, Innovate UK, as the speaker for the next ONE Life Sciences network event. The session will include a presentation from Dr Campbell, Q&A and networking opportunities. A light lunch will be provided.
The event will run from 12 noon to 2.30pm on 31 October 2017 at ONE’s office, 11 Queens Gardens Aberdeen.
Private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) today said that The Oil & Gas Technology Centre is a” transformational project” for the oil and gas industry and North East Scotland.
Sir Ian Wood, Chairman of ONE, made the comment as the Centre marked the opening of its Innovation Hub, a unique collaboration environment designed to help innovators take their concepts from initial inspiration through to final implementation. Based within the Centre in Aberdeen, the Hub combines the latest collaboration technologies with a programme of innovation events and workshops with expert facilitation, bringing together leading academics and recognised experts from industries beyond oil and gas to help generate new concepts and ideas.