The ALPHAS project seeks to create a conduit for Knowledge Exchange between Universities and SME's 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.
Looking for specialist support or training to solve a business growth or recovery challenge?
Through the ALPHAS project, we can help you secure a QUICK WIN by offering:
- Grants of 30% towards the cost of equipment or academic expertise
- The chance to upskill current staff through a FREE 12-hour 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.
- Funding to cover 60% of salary costs for a graduate for 3-6 months - including FREE academic consultancy, to set your plans in motion.
ALPHAS Workshops 2021
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, and are normally valued at £1000 but if you are an eligible business, they are FREE.
To join the next set of webinars, please register and a member of the team will get in touch with you regarding eligibility and dates.
ALPHAS Project Case Studies
Originally a specialist in high-performance cloud-managed WiFi and analytics, Briteyellow has evolved into a leading innovator in the global Indoor Location technology market with a long-term commitment to Research & Development. Briteyellow’s products help transport and built environment operators to improve customer experience, operational efficiency and liberate untapped revenues through deeper insight. Read the short case study to see how ALPHAS has helped this forward-thinking company:
Levello is a UK manufacturer of Lighting and Ceiling Accessories (such as smoke alarms, presence detectors, etc.). Levello design and manufacture products at a factory in Luton and distribute products primarily through the website and Electrical Wholesalers / Lighting Designers. Levello's unique magnetic fixing system gives Designers, Installers, and Homeowners unparalleled flexibility with their lighting installation. Read the short case study to see how ALPHAS has helped this unique company:
Watch this video testimonial from one of our clients who received support through the ALPHAS project.
Registering as a company - what happens now?
Our aim is to support local SME's in improving their leadership team, thus making the business more profitable.
Here is a step-by-step guide detailing what happens once you register with us.