Events and Training

Upcoming Schedule
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Past Events

The Build4Scale NY program offers many invaluable benefits to assist and grow your start-up and small companies. Our live workshops provide key insight into difficult production issues and offer useful tools to help you evade design and production pitfalls that were maybe avoidable.

Introduction to Build4Scale Workshop
June 8, 2020
1pm - 2pm EST

When a crisis hits, whether it’s a global event (like a pandemic, war, or raw material shortage) or vendor-specific (like a fire, flood, or even a family emergency), a disruption to your supply chain can be catastrophic to your business. Attendees will learn how to identify and adapt.

How a Crisis Reveals the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain: Tips to Prepare and Adapt
May 13th
10am to 11am EST

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Attendees will get an overview of Value Stream Mapping, key elements of creating a Current State and Future State map and creating a road map for process improvement applying Lean Thinking as appropriate for a given business process.

Build4Scale NY: How Value Stream Mapping Improves Your Ever-Flowing Business
April 27th
11am to 12pm EST

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In this Webinar, participants will discover how to leverage the “Improvement Kata” and “Coaching Kata” patterns that have helped Toyota develop their world renowned continuous improvement culture.

Build4Scale NY: Grow Your Company's Productivity with Toyota Kata
April 17th
11am to 12pm EST

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Learn about how to create an intelligent cost of goods sold and cost analysis at different production volumes.

Build4Scale New York: Calculating Your Cost of Goods Sold and Estimating Future Production Costs
February 13th 11am to 12pm EST

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Learn about what workshops, webinars and funding opportunities are planned for 2020.

Build4Scale NY: What’s Coming in 2020 - Training, Funding, Expertise
Presented on: January 8th 1pm to 2pm EST

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Founders agreements, trade secrets, copyrights are all part of your intellectual property. Do you know what should be taken into account? Join Gavin McIntyre from Ecovative and Molly Zimmerman from the Science Technology and Law Center (STLC) on December 10th while they discuss the Do's and Don'ts of patenting your product or innovation.

Protecting Your IP: Patent Do's and Don'ts
Presented on: December 10th 2019

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The first Build4Scale NY workshop, held at Fala Technologies in Kingston, NY.

Build4Scale NY: Product Manufacturing 101 Workshop
held on January 29th 8:30 am to 3:00 pm EST
Hudson Valley Region

Training Descriptions

Manufacturing 101 Workshop

Introduces design for manufacturability and lean product design concepts. Utilizes hands-on exercises and a structured methodology for evaluating your Bill of Materials (BOM) and Bill of Process (BOP), as well as planning for potential failure modes.

101 Workshop

The 1-day session will focus on how to move from proof-of-concept to alpha and beta prototypes to production scale. Participants will use tangible exercises that directly support their manufacturing needs by identifying potential manufacturability issues early in the product development process.

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Manufacturing 201 Workshop

Introduces more advanced manufacturing planning concepts and tools to help your transition from low volume to higher volume production. Includes Build vs Buy decision making, what to know when working with a contract manufacturer, IP considerations and more.

201 Workshop

The 1-day session will focus on developing a manufacturing readiness plan, calculating your cost of goods sold, estimating production costs based on various volume scales, make vs. buy strategy, and optimizing strategic supply chain partnerships.

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Advanced Build4Scale Webinar Series

Designed to cover the most critical elements of hardware product commercialization in a way that is easily accessible to those unable to attend live workshops in person. Provides supplemental topics with subject matter experts.

Expert Webinars

The series consists of sessions covering a variety of topics, including: IP Protection, Calculating Your Product Costs, Developing a Manufacturing Strategy, and others. Participate in whichever ones are applicable to your company’s status. Each session will run approximately 30-45 minutes with Q&A at the end.

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FuzeHub is a not-for-profit organization that connects New York’s small and mid-sized manufacturing companies to the resources, programs and expertise they need for technology commercialization, innovation and business growth. We help companies navigate New York’s robust network of industry experts at Manufacturing Extension Partners (MEP) centers, universities, economic development organizations and other providers. FuzeHub is the statewide New York MEP center, supported by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR).