Working with people and organisations that aspire for better.

Our clients are businesses and research organisations in the public and private sectors. The events can be internal to your team or include a range of relevant parties, and can be held in person, online, or hybrid between the two. The promise is that we deliver effective conversations using a strategic, creative, inclusive approach, and you end up with tangible outcomes.

Here are some examples of the events we have delivered.

Talk to us to find out how we can help you.


Businesses in Orange posts


Research organisations in Blue posts


Intersections between them in Purple posts

The Future of Work

Over 50 people from business, government, NGOs and academics collaborated on what the future of work might look like and what skills might this future workforce need. This was followed by a series of online workshops that gave insightful results around upskilling, reskilling and the impact of digital technologies on the future of work.

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Design Thinking for Stroke Research

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Research projects with community-focused outcomes are as much in need of innovation techniques as are market-driven businesses. At a focused, productive workshop participants co-created two collaborative project proposals that would ultimately benefit stroke patients and their carers. We also had fun…

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Academy of Medical Sciences

Collaborative research does not come naturally within the current reward system of established research excellence organisations. We explored how to get the most out of team science through building trust and provided tools for resolving the most common areas of conflict in scientific research.

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The Water Challenge

The Water Challenge

A two-day innovation Bootcamp at the Environmental Futures and Big Data Impact Lab, University of Exeter, for business, NGOs and academic researchers. By the end, participants defined 6 actionable, fundable collaborative projects.

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Business Specialist Mentor

Strategic and innovation mentorship for SMEs working with big data in the South West. Contracted by the Environmental Futures and Big Data Impact Lab, University of Exeter.

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The WReN Project

Designed and facilitated the first conference of this woodlands creation and conservation project involving more than 25 organizations in the public, private, academic and third sectors.

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Newcastle University

Launch meeting of a £1.5 million cross-disciplinary multi-institutional project involving academia, big industry, and non-government organisations.

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