Business Opportunities – back catalogue

Listed below are details of all the commercial business opportunities that have been presented at previous briefing sessions.  A video clip from the last briefing session can be viewed here

If you would like to speak with a member of the team please contact Matt Hindhaugh at [email protected] or call 0191 211 3014. 

Opportunity canvases for all of the opportunities listed can be downloaded below.

Ageing & Health

Opportunity 1: access needs of an ageing society. How can we make life easier for people with limited dexterity.

Opportunity 2: the impact of people working beyond traditional retirement age. How can we make organisations and their employees better prepared to cope with the issues caused by an ageing workforce.

Opportunity 3: Marketing Blind Spot. How can the selective purchasing behaviours of the older consumer be better understood to ensure appropriate marketing to this largely ignored demographic? 

Opportunity 4: Food not Medicine. How can the ageing population be encouraged to eat themselves well instead of relying on medication to address all ills?

Sustainability

Opportunity 5: Smarter Citizens. How can local people better understand how they can help tackle shared global energy and environmental concerns?

Opportunity 6: Construction Waste. How can the construction industry lower its current 15 percent level of wastage in building materials?

To put forward an business idea for any of the above opportunities please use the application form which can be downloaded below.