What we're about

The Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Network (IWIN) is free for local entrepreneurs and innovators, students, graduates, University of Suffolk Alumni and staff and for those looking to start a business.
IWIN members benefit from the opportunity to receive information about our business events and networking sessions, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, regular newsletters and access to a network of academic expertise, peers and funding opportunities. Based at the University of Suffolk's Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre, make sure you join us at your centre for Innovation.

Upcoming events (2)

Fall Into Funding - Funding Opportunties with the University of Suffolk

Overview of funding to help develop a new product, process, project or service using student/graduate and/or academic expertise. Join us online where Jenni Carberry, Business Engagement Manager will give you an overview of the different funding opportunities available with the University of Suffolk. Whether you are a Small to Medium sized business or a large company thinking about creating a graduate scheme, there are potential opportunities for all businesses based in the East Anglia region. Format • Registration and Welcome • Virtual Internships • Graduate and Academic collaborations with business • Academic collaborations with business • Grant funding for consultancy and/or capital expenditure • Other funding available in Norfolk and Suffolk

Beautiful Minds, Uncovering Hidden Talents

Online event

A virtual Lunch n Learn session designed to raise awareness about Specific Learning Difficulties for both employers and potential employees This year, during Dyslexia Week 2020 (5th - 11th October) the British Dyslexia Association are "looking at the power of dyslexia to create ideas, organisations and society and the invaluable contribution this makes to the UK." Join us online for our first #lunchnlearn session of the academic year taking place where Dr Marianna Stella, lecturer in Education and Childhood Studies expands on her Bitesized presentation (https://vimeo.com/451430918) with a brief introduction of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) and explore the ones that weren't mentioned in her Bitesize. Marianna will discuss the strengths that come with SpLD both for employers and potential applicants. She will also highlight other awareness events happening in October around different SpLD. There will also be time for questions.

Past events (46)

To Pay or not to Pay: That is the Internship Question

Online event

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