Our Horizons programme is a series of inspiring, thematic and sector specific workshops, created to share cutting edge research and insights to help develop innovative approaches that will enable you to build resilience to national and global challenges within your business.

Our second session of the Horizons Supply Chain Management series offers a practical introduction to waste management principles and techniques and guidance on how to implement these within a business environment. The over-arching aim of this workshop is to improve your productivity, business resilience and drive towards sustainability by reducing or generating value from waste.

Workshop outcomes:

In this workshop, you will learn about the concept of waste from a process innovation and sustainability perspective, in addition to the tools and techniques available to support you with continuous improvement in your business.

This workshop will equip you with the knowledge and skills to help you to innovate your waste management processes, and identify opportunities to generate value from waste through industrial symbiosis.

Workshop topics covered:

  • Sources of waste
  • Tools and techniques for identifying and eliminating waste
  • Tools and techniques for identifying industrial symbiosis opportunities 
  • Use of data to find waste
  • Operational needs (people, skills, equipment)
  • Opportunities for increasing sustainability

These free to attend workshops will develop your knowledge and support your supply chain R&D project.

Who should attend:

Those that have strategic responsibility for supply chain and operation in a business, are interested in developing their knowledge, and those who want to innovate in this area.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management expert speakers include

Dr Kamila Walters, School of Business and Law, University of Brighton and Dr Maria Holgado Granados, Business School, University of Sussex.

Eligibility and how to book

This workshop is FREE to attend if you have joined the RISE project – either as a friend or member.

To reserve your place, please register via the orange register button on the right of this page.

Innovation Call for Supply Chain Management projects

We invite businesses to submit proposals on R&D ideas that address their supply chain challenges and access up to £5,000 worth of university expertise to develop the project. Funding can support the development of a new product, service, or process..

RISE members will receive a RISE Horizons Innovation Certificate of Attendance when they complete 12 hours or more of workshop time or support from the RISE project. Please note that this workshop is not accredited for Continuous Personal Development.

This workshop is delivered through the support of West Sussex County Council and ERDF funding. For more iThis workshop is delivered through the support of West Sussex County Council and ERDF funding. For more information about our funders, please visit our About page. Participation in any RISE project activities is subject to our Terms and Conditions.

This event is valued at £80 of State Aid support. State aid information is detailed in our T&Cs.

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Date and Time:

Jan 25, 2022


Crawley Business & IP Centre, Crawley

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