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Expression of Interest: North West Innovation 2018: Unlock your business growth and productivity

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Thursday, 8 February 2018 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)

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North West Innovation 2018: Unlock your business growth and productivity

To thrive in the future businesses require innovative products, services and processes. However innovation can involve high-risk processes requiring expertise, funding and facilities.

 

Join this event to:

  • Network with others in innovation
  • Be inspired by businesses innovating successfully
  • Learn how to access the available funding and support
  • Take a tour of one of the UK’s leading facilities and discover how it can connect you to the best in technology

 

All types of business need to innovate to thrive. So this event is designed for you whether you are in manufacturing, energy, life sciences, materials or digital. This event also incorporates a briefing session on the latest multi-million pound competitions for innovation funding.

 

Register your interest and we will contact you 3 weeks before the event to confirm your place.

 

 

Confirmed conference speakers include Juergen Maier, CEO Siemens UK and Chairman of the North West Business Leadership Team, and senior executives from Innovate UK and STFC. 

 

 

Agenda:

09.30

Registration and refreshments

10.00

Welcoming address

Tim Bestwick, Executive Director of Business and Innovation, STFC

10.10

Keynote 1

Juergen Maier, CEO Siemens UK and Chairman of the North West Business Leadership Team

10:30

Business case study

Business success through innovation, productivity and support

10:40

Keynote 2

Kevin Baughan, Deputy Chief Executive, Innovate UK

 

11.00 - 11:15; Tea/Coffee

 

11.15 - 12.30

Innovation Champions

 

Be inspired by local businesses on how they have utilised innovations to accelerate their growth.  Learn how they accessed the support that’s available.

Funding Briefing

 

Briefing on the live competitions for multi-million pound of innovation funding

 

12.30 - 13.15; Lunch & Networking

 

13.15 - 14.45

Innovation in Practice

 

Increase your capacity to manage the innovation cycle

Productivity Pow Wow!

 

Connect your business to market opportunities on productivity

Tour of STFC Sci-Tech Daresbury

-       The Hartree Centre

-       Virtual Engineering Centre

-       Campus Technology Hub

-       Engineering Technology Centre

 

14.45 to close

Informal networking and refreshments

 

Network with delegates and the event partners including: Innovate UK; STFC; KTN; EEN; Catapults; NWBLT

 

Tour of STFC Sci-Tech Daresbury

 

-       The Hartree Centre

-       Virtual Engineering Centre

-       Campus Technology Hub

-       Engineering Technology Centre

 

 

 

 

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STFC
Sci-Tech Daresbury
Keckwick Lane
WA4 4AD Warrington
United Kingdom

Thursday, 8 February 2018 from 10:00 to 16:00 (GMT)


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The Knowledge Transfer Network is the UK’s innovation network. We bring together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

We can help you develop ideas, expertise and technologies, that have the potential to be world-beating products. Central to what we do is the initiation and building of collaborations.

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