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Eco-innovation Cumbria launch
Tue 4 April 2017, 09:30 – 16:00 BST
Eco-innovation Cumbria is a 4-year programme designed to help SMEs to improve efficiency, grow capacity and develop new solutions for industry.
Sound interesting? Come along to the launch event to find out more.
09:30 Registration and refreshments
10:00 Welcome to the University of Cumbria - formal launch of the project
10:30 Are you open to innovation? Icebreaker session
11:00 Taster Open Innovation Forum
Speaker: Kieran Brocklebank, Head of Innovation at United Utilities
Innovation challenge and breakouts
13:00 Buffet lunch, marketplace and networking
14:00 “The Ambleside Den” – a fun way to pitch your innovation challenges to our expert panel
Our specialists include: Nigel Thompson (Tax benefits to innovation and research and development); Alison Marshall (Professor of Health Technology and Innovation); Kieran Brocklebank (Head of Innovation at United Utilities); and John Berry (Development Manager at University of Cumbria).
14:45 Next steps
15:00 Questions and queries
We look forward to welcoming you.
You can find out more about the Eco-innovation Cumbria project at www.cumbria.ac.uk/eco