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What is SIP?

Sheffield Innovation Programme is a regional initiative which aims to stimulate business growth and promote the development of long-term relationships with SMEs by providing access to a broad range of academic expertise and university facilities. The support is in the form of bespoke research and innovation based consultancy, workshops and other events.

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Our feedback so far

“Without the help and professional support of Sheffield Hallam University, we would never have got our product off the ground.”

Paul CannonOwner, Cannon Electrical Services

“The 'Internet of Things and Small Devices' workshop was well presented and informative. A great networking opportunity to meet colleagues interested in IoT. ”

Wayne CarrollSales Manager at AD Assemblies

“I got a real sense of the university's genuine passion for developing technology and for working collaboratively with ethics at the forefront. The knowledgeable and generous facilitators, together with the university's impressive infrastructure, will be sure to expedite and enhance your progress.”

Becky LyneDirector at Tryumph Health

“"There was a good varied subject matter with lots of time to ask questions and lots of useful information provided" - The Science of Brewing workshop”

Jules GrayCo-owner of Hop Hideout

“The project with Sheffield Hallam University provides important opportunities for us to co-operate with academic expertise.”

Mike AndrewsDirector, AI Materials
23rd January 2018

Event: Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre Networking Event


The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre and Centre for Sports Engineering Research at Sheffield Hallam University are running a breakfast networking event for SME’s within the Sheffield city region in sport, health and wellbeing. This event is relevant to companies that wish to find out more about AWRC and its plans towards opening at the Olympic Legacy Park in Spring 2019. Included in the event is a tour of the university facilities as well as a networking opportunity with other businesses over breakfast.

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6th December 2017

Christmas at SIP!

4th December 2017 in Events

‘New Ways of Working’ Architecture Dinner

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) ‘New Ways of Working’ dinner at the Sheffield Novotel on Wednesday 8th November was a great success! With presentations from Autodesk and Whittam Cox Architects, around 50 delegates gathered to hear about what future practice and education in the architecture, engineering and construction sector has to hold. As part of the Sheffield Innovation Programme, Sheffield Hallam University’s Department…

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9th November 2017 in Events

Architecture networking dinner a success!

Last night at the Sheffield Novotel, the Sheffield Innovation Programme hosted a dinner with Autodesk and Whittam Cox Architects for those in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector within the Sheffield city region.  The dinner was a huge success with presentations from Autodesk and Whittam Cox on upcoming software, current projects and the future of the AEC sector.  Attendees networked over…

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