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Connecting Business and Academia

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Computer and Science Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE18ST

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A unique opportunity to network and collaborate with industry professionals and Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) academics at Northumbria University.

RTC aims to help unlock innovation from research by simplifying the process through which discoveries made in universities and research institutes are developed into new products in Health and Life sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Offshore and Energy Technology and IT, Creative & Digital Industries.

From Computer Security to Computer games, IoT to Digital Forensics, Simulations to Data mining and Interaction Design to Educational Technology. The Department of Computer and Information Sciences have a broad range of skills that can be tapped into.

Collaboration may include a member of the academic team or student joining you inhouse on a temporary basis with relevant expertise for an ongoing project, proof of concept work, further product development work, or research.

Join us and understand how to utilise the knowledge and expertise within the CIS department at Northumbria University.

Who is it aimed at?

Aimed at Local SMEs operating within the Health and Life sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Offshore and Energy Technology and IT, Creative & Digital Industries.

SMEs looking to broaden their research, to further their product development, requiring product testing or in search for expertise are invited to join us to explore opportunities available to help reach their next step.

What they are going get out of it?

This is the perfect opportunity to explore some key challenges that your business is facing. Leaving the event, businesses will have made new key contacts and have also begun a conversation to explore the possibilities of collaborating with the university to support their route to commercialisation and R&D.

Businesses will also have a clearer idea of the funding landscape that is available to support these collaborations.

Research themes:

Computational Intelligence and Visual Computing

Information Management and Data Analytics;

Network Systems and Security,

Digital Learning and Social Computing

Agenda - Tentative

08:45 Arrival – tea and coffee

09:00 Welcome and housekeeping

09:05 CIS department overview – Prof Shaun Lawson (Head of Department)

09:25 Breakout session #1

09:55 Breakout session #2

10:25 CIS opportunities: Live student projects – Speaker TBC

10:35 Break – tea and coffee

10:50 Breakout session #3

11:20 Breakout session #4

11:50 Q&A

12:00 Event close


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