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ONE-TO-ONE: How to Take your Product from Idea to Reality

28th January 2020 | 10:00 - 13:00 ONE-TO-ONE
People & skills

Event description

It’s a long road from having a great idea to getting your product to market with many decisions and challenges along the way. Just like travelling, having a map and a plan for the journey is a real advantage, especially when things go wrong. No matter where you are on the journey; Just starting off; Looking for funding; Building prototypes; Scaling manufacture; Ready to exit. Bring along your plans, successes and concerns for a one hour review and discussion of specific issues and pointers on ways to overcome them.

What will I learn?

  • Tailored advice and support for your business.
  • Action plans for issues covered.

Who should attend?

Business owners and senior leaders.

About the speaker

John Forshaw

John is a chartered engineer and manager with broad experience in design and manufacturing. He has a background of R&D management, new product development, manufacturing, quality and project management.
Having worked for a range of companies from global organizations to SME’s, he spent over 10 years working with an emerging company developing and applying novel InfraRed technology to commercial applications. During this time he held a number of senior management positions and supported the successful sale of the company to a multi-national US corporation.
Currently a technology and business consultant he is driven by seeing companies succeed in the realisation of products in efficient and cost effective ways, culminating in their acceptance by the final customer.
As a member if ibd Business Advice Group John has links to a range of additional and complimentary business support functions.


The Cirencester Growth Hub Stroud Road Cirencester Gloucestershire GL7 6JR

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The Cirencester Growth Hub

The Cirencester Growth Hub is based at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester. Partnered with both the University and GFirst LEP, The Growth Hub is here to help every Gloucestershire business grow.

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