Events

Meet the Buyer Tayside 2023

21 March 2023, 10am to 2pm, Invercarse Hotel, Dundee 

 

Image promoting the Meet the Buyer Tayside event on the 21st of March in the Invercarse Hotel, 10am-2pm
 
Is your business looking for new customers?  
 
Dundee City Council, in partnership with Perth & Kinross Council, Angus Council, Fife Council and the Supplier Development Programme, invites businesses of all sizes to a free in-person Meet the Buyer event on 21 March 2023 at the Invercarse Hotel in Dundee. 

New and existing suppliers, particularly sole traders, small businesses and social enterprises in and around  Tayside, are invited to this free event to discover upcoming contract opportunities and get support on procurement processes. 

Meet the Buyer Tayside will give businesses of all sizes the opportunity to meet buyers from: 
•    Angus Council 
•    Dundee City Council 
•    Fife Council 
•    Perth & Kinross Council 
•    NHS Tayside 
•    Universities 
•    Colleges 
•    Tayside Contracts 
•    Supplier Development Programme 
•    Social Security Scotland 
•    and more! 

Suppliers will also be able to with meet larger contractors to learn about current and active subcontract opportunities, and how to join their supply chains.  

There will be speakers and optional short informational workshops delivered throughout the day, demystifying topics such as Quick Quotes for smaller contracts and top tips on using the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website for bidding success. 

Attendance at this event is free, but to secure your place please follow the link below:
https://www.sdpscotland.co.uk/events-mtb-tayside/

Arcadia Night 2023 (Organised by Biome Collective)

Arcadia Night 2023

Arcadia Night 2023 brings together leading voices from the videogames industry for an evening of talks, games exhibition and performance.

Arcadia Night 2023, will take place on the evening of Thursday 2nd February from 6-10pm at Discovery Point Dundee and will feature micro-talks from game developers, makers and thinkers from across the industry, an experimental games exhibition and a performance by the wonderful Tinderbox Orchestra!

Arcadia Night is an inclusive, safe space and all are welcome; from professional game makers to students to people just getting into games! To maximise accessibility we will be providing an online stream on YouTube and in the Biome Gallery to help people near and far join in too.

With the Global Game Jam taking place soon after, this will be a great opportunity to connect to other game makers, network and learn from your peers.

Get inspired! Play exciting games! Enjoy live music!

 

Registration (via Eventbrite)

Health and Safety

MVV Enviroment are delivering a free information sessions on Health and Safety on Wednesday 8th February 2023 at 9am and 1pm at their Energy from Waste facility at Balgovie.  
 

MVV Environment Health and Safety Event Flyer.  Sessions take place on the 8th of February at 9am or 1pm.

WEBINAR: Tay5G Challenge Fund 2023

CeeD is running a lunchtime webinar (12:00-13:00) with Urban Foresight on 11th January to talk about the Tay5G Challenge Fund where you will be able to discuss your ideas and projects that may benefit from the funding, as well as find potential partners.

£450,000 is available through the Challenge Fund to support up to six applicants who can demonstrate impactful projects for products, services or solutions which use 5G.  
 
Applications which support the region’s focus areas listed below will be prioritised: 
•    Agriculture, Food and Drink 
•    Digital & Creative 
•    Energy & Renewables 
•    Life Sciences 
•    Manufacturing 
•    Mobility / Transportation 
•    Smart Cities IoT 
•    Tourism

Come along to our first webinar of the year to find out more, please click here to register.

 

Illuminate Dundee

Illuminate Dundee promotional event image with the BioDundee, Ambit and University of Dundee logo

Illuminate Dundee is an event designed to shine a light on the thriving life sciences community based in and around Dundee. This event will focus on bringing together local life sciences organisations, creating a platform for attendees to meet industry peers, exchange ideas and collaborate.

Taking place on Wednesday 1 March, the event will begin with an online ‘Lunch and Learn’ session including:

Speaker presentations
A panel discussion with local life sciences professionals
Networking opportunities

Followed by an in-person networking event at The Street in the School of Life Sciences, the University of Dundee.

Click here for more information and to register for the event.

This event is hosted by Ambit, in collaboration with BioDundee and the University of Dundee.

Ambit is an AMICULUM agency. Click here to view the AMICULUM virtual event privacy policy for more information about how your data is handled.

 

What is Techscaler and what does it mean for me and my region? (Online)

What is Techscaler and what does it mean for me and my region? (Online)

 

Join us for this informal online event where we will unpack what Techscaler means for you and your region.

Open to everyone, connect with CodeBase representatives, regional partners, ecosystem stakeholders, and members of the tech community.

Register for the event here

 

What is it?

Representatives of CodeBase will be joined by regional partners and members of our community to discuss how Techscaler activity will provide support, enable collaboration, and facilitate growth within the Scottish tech ecosystem.

This online event will be hosted on ZOOM and will consist of a panel discussion followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

 

Registration

Once you have registered to attend you will receive confirmation of your ticket.

We will send you a Zoom invitation with a joining link prior to the event.

 

What will I Learn?

Whether you are already a part of the CodeBase community, if you would like to join our community, or if you just want to learn more about what Techscaler means for you and your region, this online event will unpack what you can expect from Techscaler activities across all regions.

S5GConnect Dundee - Business Demo Day

S5GConnect Dundee Business Demo Day

 

The Scotland 5G Centre are hosting a Public Open Day at their S5GConnect Dundee hub on 7th December from 9.30am to 4.30pm.

In partnership with Abertay University, and Dundee City Council, S5GConnect Dundee is helping to drive growth and increase opportunities for employment and investment in the city and the wider Tay Cities region.

Join them at the new CyberQuarter on Abertay University's campus for live demonstrations showcasing the capabilities of 5G technology.

On the day, there will be hourly slots from 9.30am– 4.30pm to take part in the demo's with preliminary 121 technical meeting slots available too.

Check the Eventbrite page for more details on the demos, and to book a timeslot to attend.

Dundee Digital Fortnight

Digital Fortnight 2022 Logo with Dates

 

Following on from last year’s Digital Fortnight, we are pleased to announce a new series of events to run throughout the month of November.   From the 7th to the 21st of November 2022, Dundee schools, Higher and Further Education establishments have teamed up with local and international businesses to deliver a series of events highlighting the successes and opportunities that digital skills of all types can offer for learners of all ages in Dundee and the wider region, and celebrating the contribution of the digital economy to the city. 

See below for our currently announced events, and check the links to register for further details!

 

 

  • 8th - 18th November: NCR - Interlock Exchange - visits to six primary schools to promote STEAM

 

 

 

 

 

  • 19th November: Dundee and Angus College Open Day

 

 

  • 22nd November: Systal Tech Event in Collaboration with D&A College (Online - Registration details pending)

 

Be sure to follow everything through the hashtag #DNDDigifortnight on LinkedIn and Twitter!

Dundee & Angus Exporting Roadshow

Hosted by Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce

Location: Hampton by Hilton Dundee

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022 at 09:00 - 12:30

Thinking about exporting?  Not sure how to get started or where to get answers? Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce have partnered with The Department for International Trade to deliver an informative event talking about how to export. Join us at the Exporting Roadshow in Dundee on 8 November at 9am. 

This series of events showcases the support available to Scottish companies ready to start or expand their business overseas. Led by the UK Government Department for International Trade (DIT), working in partnership with Scottish Development International (SDI), UK Export Finance (UKEF), the Scottish Chambers of Commerce and local Chambers of Commerce, this roadshow will set out the fundamentals of how to grow a business internationally.

At the roadshow, you will:

  • Hear local business leaders explain how exporting has helped their companies to grow
  • Learn from trade specialists around the world about the opportunities that are out there
  • Get information on the free tools and support available to you
  • Have the opportunity to discuss your needs 1 to 1 with one of our trade experts
  • We're delighted that we'll be hearing from Rautomead and ATL Turbine Services who will tell us more about the markets that they export to and their experiences.

To find out more and to register for the event, please click here.