West Yorkshire Academia-Industry Network Launch Event

Join the launch of the new FSB West Yorkshire Academia-Industry Network. This is the first of regular monthly networking and learning events.

Hosted by Dr Ruth Brown-Shepherd, this event will feature NexusUniversity of Leeds and FSB Member, Aileen Boyle.

Nexus enables businesses from all sectors to connect with the expertise, talent and facilities at the University of Leeds. Working together to accelerate and de-risk innovation so you can maximise commercial returns.

They can provide access to specialist service providers, investors, mentors, business advisors, graduate talent and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs who are part of the Nexus community. Dennis Dokter, Nexus Relationship Officer will be speaking on behalf of Nexus.

Aileen has a strong background in business and the technology industries. Her business, Fortro Ltd, supports founders by building their capacity to innovate, ensuring they have a clear value proposition and making them investment ready.

There is also a chance to raise the profile of your business and make valuable links with people from Universities across West Yorkshire and other business owners.

Event contact

For general enquiries regarding the event, please email harry.harrison@fsb.org.uk.