2030 - New Horizons

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China Fleet Country Club


PL12 6LJ

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On 12th July 2018, Marine-I will be hosting an exciting free event called ‘2030-New Horizons’ at the China Fleet Club in Saltash. This will be a unique forum bringing together businesses and national and regional policy makers. The aim is to scan the future opportunities and challenges for business innovation over the years to 2030.

09:15 Registration & Coffee Pacific Suite, ground floor

09:15 Exhibition Opens Pacific Suite, ground floor

09:50 Move to conference room Atlantic Suite, 1st floor

10:00 Introduction: Matt Hodson (Marine Hub) Operations Director Introduction to Lance Bell (illustrator) and Nick Lambert (Master of Ceremonies)

10:10 Opening Brief: Prof. Lars Johanning (University of Exeter) Marine-i Lead Partner Overview of the Day

10:20 Keynote speaker: Richard Noble OBE Small team innovation – Delivering Miracles

10:40 Speaker 2: Kim Conchie (Cornwall Chamber of Commerce) CEO Cornish business context

11:00 Videos: The RDI journey and lessons learnt From small beginnings industry giants are formed

11:05 Coffee in conference room & Exhibition Atlantic Suite, 1st floor

Pacific Suite, ground floor

11:30 Speaker 3: Johan Wasberg

(Technology Centre Oy Merinova Ab) Development Director An alternative model for innovation

11:50 Speaker 4: Robert Salvoni (Blue Fruit) NED Investing in RDI for regional growth

12:10 Speaker 5: Heidi Bridger (Research & Innovation UK) Senior Innovation Lead UK Government Industrial Strategy Challenge, opportunities for the South West

12:30 Lunch & Exhibition Pacific Suite, ground floor

13:30 Speaker 6: Adrian Dawson (University of Plymouth) Head of Engineering and Computer Sciences The South West, a hot bed of marine innovation

13:50 Speaker 7: Trevor Howard (Triskel Marine) Business Development Director Marine SME Innovation Case Study

14:10 Speaker 8: TBC (University of Exeter) TBC

The ‘Vortex University’ – Generators of economic development?

14:30 Introduction to Panel Sessions (Have your say) : Nick Lambert (Chairman) What should RDI look like in the future?

14:45 Panel One (4 + 1): Kim Conchie (Cornwall Chamber of Commerce); Paul Wickes (CEO Cornwall Marine Network); Patrick Hartop (Plymouth City Council – City Deal); Adrian Dawson (University of Plymouth); Johan Wasberg (Technology Centre Oy Merinova Ab) Strength in Places

15:30 Coffee break Atlantic Suite, 1st floor

15:45 Panel Two (4 + 1): Vortex; Ian Falconer MD Fishy Filaments); Robert Salvoni (BDD Blue Fruit); Richard Noble (Bloodhound SSC); Trevor Howard (BDD Triskel Marine) Market sectors

16:30 Petit Fours. Exhibition closes Petit Fours served in Atlantic Suite

16:45 Marine-i New Horizon Awards Presentation :Richard Noble OBE

A unique business awards ceremony to shine a spotlight on some of the exceptional business talent and technological innovation that is operating in Cornwall and the South West today. Shortlisted nominations and winners announced and prize giving.

17:15 Closing address: Richard Noble, Nick Lambert and Matt Hodson A round up of the day, pointers to next steps and thanks

17:30 Event close

Marine-i will also be offering some free exhibitor spaces at this event in the form of table top stands. These would be particularly suitable for businesses involved in Technology Development and for public funded business assist initiatives. Interested businesses should contact

N.B. Agenda is subject to change.

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