Online Innovation Programme

The SAIC Innovation and Industry Engagement Programme, created in collaboration with Skillfluence, is a popular six-day and two-day residential course. In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we have developed this programme into a series of online events available to Scottish aquaculture professionals.

Register for the Online Innovation Programme

Online Innovation Programme

Responding to industry needs

Who is this online innovation programme for? Anyone currently working or studying in aquaculture in Scotland who is interested in innovation.

Now, more than ever, it’s important for businesses to think and act with an innovative mindset. This online programme is designed to provide participants with a framework and toolset to take action, creating and implementing innovation in the new, post-Covid environment. The goal is to give participants a practical process they can start using to create and implement real solutions to current business challenges.

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The programme will take place over three weeks and begins on 1st July. Delegates are expected to commit to attending the three workshops - please advise if any dates will be an issue for you at the time of booking. 

Watch the introductory webinar

Innovation workshop 1 - 1st July

Idea generation – Participants will learn and practice idea generation techniques for creating ideas for current problems / challenges / opportunities. After this workshop, they will be able to apply the process to a current situation they are facing in their business.

Innovation workshop 2 - 8th July

Idea definition – Participants will learn a framework for clearly communicating new ideas in a way that makes them easy to understand and evaluate. They will learn all the elements of a complete idea and have the opportunity to practice applying the framework.

Innovation workshop 3 - 15th July

Participants learn a process for how to implement a new idea with less time, money and risk. They will learn how to break the development process into manageable steps, creating momentum and organisational buy-in. Participants will be able to apply the process to existing ideas they are working on and / or new ideas they have generated through the programme.

Book your free place on the Online Innovation Programme here*

*Usually £395 per person, this programme is free of charge to those working in the Scottish aquaculture industry. If you are interested in booking a place on the programme but you work outside of Scotland, please get in touch. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Head of Skills and Talent