Butters Innovation on Advice Finder

Advisers listed on "advicefinder.co.uk" have agreed to provide the first hour of their consultation free of charge to Liverpool City Region businesses.

We can assist from the early stage of innovation through user trials to manufacture.

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British Industrial Design Association - BIDA

Jonathan Butters is the Chair of the North West Regional Board of BIDA.

British Industrial Design Association membership is a benchmark of creativity and best-practice for professionals and graduates working in product, interaction and service design.

BIDA is a not-for-profit organisation, run on behalf of members, by a voluntary, elected board of design professionals. Collectively we are committed to improving creative skills and knowledge. We advocate the benefits of good design education and practice to business, government and its agencies.

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www.britishindustrialdesign.org.uk
 

Growth Through Innovation

Jonathan Butters is an approved supplier for the UK Government’s leading innovation support service helping small and medium sized businesses to develop new products, streamline processes and enter new markets

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Manufacturing Advisory Service

Jonathan Butters is an approved supplier for the UK Government’s Manufacturing Advisory Service. We can help you constantly review your product range, identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement. Drawing upon a wealth of experience we can help you consider new materials that will improve your products' appeal and production efficiency, and open up the potential for new markets.

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www.mas.businessgrowthservice.greatbusiness.gov.uk
 

Design Council – Design Intensive Service (Coming Soon!)

Jonathan Butters is a Design Associate for the Design Council on their "Innovate for Universities" support programme for University Technology Transfer Officers and their "Design Leadership Programme" for small to medium sized enterprises.

The "Innovate for Universities" programme partners Technology Transfer Officers with a Design Associate to help them use strategic design and innovation tools to accelerate the commercialisation of their research projects, build links between the research and design communities, and leave a legacy of increased design capability.

The "Design Leadership Programme" is the Design Council’s design intensive mentoring service for small and medium sized enterprises in the UK. It helps businesses with an appetite for growth discover how to become more strategically innovative, more competitive and more profitable. Management teams are led through a practical-based process that helps them to understand how design, used well, can be a strategic and effective tool to boost performance, open new markets, cut costs and reduce risk.

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Merseyside Innovation Awards

Jonathan Butters has been awarded the title of Innovation Ambassador for the Merseyside Innovation Awards following five years as a sponsor.

The Awards aim to recognise and reward the use of innovation as a means of boosting growth and profitability.

The Awards are open to individuals or companies with less than 50 employees who are based within Merseyside. They will be eligible to win £10,000 in cash, and the runners-up can win specialist business support worth up to £2,000.

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www.merseysideinnovationawards.co.uk
 

Jab Design

Information about Jonathan Butters’ previous company Jab Design Consultancy Limited was published by a number of UK organisations.

‘T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity’ is a practical handbook for creative entrepreneurs to refer to and find information, examples from other businesses, and practical tips about using powerful business ideas in a creative context.

The publication by David Parrish “T-Shirts and Suits” is available as a free PDF.

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http://www.davidparrish.com/books/t-shirts-suits/
 

LinkedIn

View Jonathan Butters’ LinkedIn profile at:

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/3/b3b/1ba
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