The ALPHAS project seeks to create a conduit for knowledge exchange between Universities and SMEs in order to solve business problems, creating capacity within the business for further employment and supporting the regional aim to retain graduate talent within the local area.
The project is run as a partnership between the University of Bedfordshire, University of Northampton and Open University and by joining you can benefit from: Grants of 30% towards the cost of capital equipment or expertise, a 12 hour FREE workshop programme, academic expertise and 60% of salary costs for a graduate for 3-6 months, including FREE academic consultancy, to set your plans in motion.
The next webinar starts on 04 November 2020 to join please register here and a member of the team will look to be in touch with you.
ALPHAS Case Study - Levello
Levello is a UK manufacturer of Lighting and Ceiling Accessories. Their unique, magnetic fixing system gives Designers, Installers and Homeowners unparalleled flexibility with their lighting installations who joined the ALPHAS MKEP, hiring a Univeristy of Bedfordshire graduate to design and implemented a new Quality Engineering System, establishing a leaner and more efficient manufacturing process throughout the business.
ALPHAS Novemeber Workshops
The University of Bedfordshire, in partnership with The Open University and The University of Northamptonshire running a series of 8 webinars focussing on Leadership, Digital, Finance and Staffing for the Future with our business experts, if you are a eligable business. The next webinar starts on 04 November 2020 to join please register here and a member of the team will look to be in touch with you.
ALPHAS Case Study - MHF Creative
Watch this Case Study on MHF Creative, which have received support via the ALPHAS project and register your business today.
Registering as a company
By registering your business on the ALPHAS project your business can benefit from:
Grants of 30% towards the cost of capital equipment or expertise.
A 12 hour FREE workshop programme on leadership & management, digital technology, staffing for the future and financing your own growth.
Academic expertise from the University of Bedfordshire, University of Northampton or The Open University.
60% of salary costs for a graduate for 3-6 months, including FREE academic consultancy, to set your plans in motion.
Following registration for the ALPHAS project you will be contacted by a member of our team to discuss your registration further.
The University of Bedfordshire, in partnership with The Open University and the University of Northampton is offering workshops with business experts, normally valued at £1000, on the subjects of leadership and management, IT and Digital Technology, Finance and Funding and Staffing for the Future. If you’re an eligible business please check the dates and register now.
The next workshops are scheduled for September 2020