We hope everyone is having a good start to the week. In this blog post we are sharing the usual events, news and opportunities for and from rural businesses, communities and self employed people:
Perth MakerSpace Introduction Events
Find out how you could be using 3D printing, laser cutting, and digital design tools, or develop your skills on Macs and PCs running Adobe Creative Cloud at one of the introduction events at the Famous Grouse Ideas Centre (FGIC) MakerSpace, located in the Perth Creative Exchange, Stormont Street, Perth. Free to attend and three sessions to choose from: Tues 24 October, 11-12.30pm; Thurs 16 November, 2-3.30pm; Wed 6 December, 2-3.30pm. Book on Eventbrite.
Tay Forest National Park Public Consultation
The public consultation on Perth and Kinross Council’s bid for Highland Perthshire to be designated as a national park is now open. They are seeking the views of those who live and work in the area. In addition to the online survey, five drop in information sessions are planned across the area throughout end of October/November. Find out more here. Closes on Friday 1 December.
SBA Get to Zero Grant
Businesses in East Renfrewshire can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to invest in sustainable products and services and become more energy efficient. up to £5,000 is available with no match funding required, and a further £5,000 if you can provide 50% match funding. Find out more here.
CAN DO Innovation Summit
This year CAN DO Innovation Summit will bring together Scotland’s small and medium business and startup community at the iconic Glasgow Science Centre on 7 November. The 2023 edition will explore essential tech trends, insights and tools to allow businesses across all sectors to keep up and stand out in a tech-driven and virtual future. Find out more and book here.
Skills Development Scotland Webinars
The annual Sector Skills Assessments have been published by Skills Development Scotland. A series of free webinars to complement the reports will be delivered from mid November to the end of January. Sign up here.