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Innovate UK in the East of England 2018

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 from 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

Innovate UK in the East of England 2018

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General Delegate 27 Feb 2018 Free  

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Put this date in your diary to meet the experts that can help you to understand:

  • what a connected, digital future means for your business
  • the latest £million funding opportunities from Innovate UK
  • how to write more successful funding bids
  • how we can connect you to the knowledge and resources you need to succeed.

 

How will "Industry 4.0", a connected, digital future impact your business?  

Whether it's agritech or medtech, energy or engineering, hospitals or factories, we can help you understand and seize the opportunities.

 

To find out more about the strengths and scope of these sectors, see the East of England Science and Innovation Audit here http://www.gcgp.co.uk/east-england-sia/ 

 

Make a date and register today!

 

Agenda:

8.30am: Arrival / Coffee/ Networking

09.30am: Welcome – Plenary               

 

  • What is today about?  Introduction to Innovate UK, Howard Partridge , East of England Regional Manage
  • Keynote opening address – Tim Whitley, BT

 

10.00 Innovate UK – About the Family, Sue Dunkerton, Director KTN

 

  • Review of current open funding competitions and other news

 

10.30am: Life Sciences         

 

How can we become the most research ready, data enabled, hyperconnected region of Europe?

This session will look at the work and bids & opportunities to build across the region that will establish us as the most research ready, data enabled and hyper-connected region of the UK.

 

Session to be led by:

Steve Feast, Managing Director, Eastern Academic Health Science Network

10.30am:  Manufacturing

 

This session will be discussing improved connectivity for the materials and manufacturing landscape and what the

productivity and diffusion agenda means for this sector in our region.

 

Session to be led by:

Lampros Litos. Knowledge Transfer Manager, Manufacturing, KTN Ltd

 

10.30 Masterclass

Room3: G05

Winning funding for your research & innovation

 

Session to be led by:

Roger Hetherington, EEN

 

12.00 -13.00

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

13.00pm: AgriTech

 

The Agri-food session will be combining health and med-tech and building on the theme of convergence for the East of England.

 

Session to be led by:

Liliya Serazetdinova, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Agri-Food, KTN Ltd

 

13.00pm: Digital

 

The Digital and ICT session looks to not only showcase the strength of the digital sector in the East but also how the recent funding announcements and future technologies offer further opportunities for cross-fertilization.  The aim is to point businesses towards areas of innovation which have multiple opportunities.

 

Session to be led by:

Nigel Rix, Head of Enabling Tchnologies, KTN Ltd

13.00 Masterclass

 

Winning funding for your research & innovation

Session to be led by:

Roger Hetherington, Senior Innovation Adviser, Enterprise Europe Network 

 

14.30 Networking Break

Funding Opportunities & Support

15.00

Title:

Innovate Loans,

Introducing innovation Loans to help scale your business, Nigel Walker, Innovate UK

 

Speakers: Hannah Smith,  Anglia Capital Group

15.00

Title: Meet the family

Opportunity to have discussions with representatives from IUK, EEN, KTN

 

15.00

Title:

Innovation challenges / Globalisation:

Innovation and internationalisation in an uncertain world

 

Session to be led by:

Roger Hetherington, Senior Innovation Adviser, Enterprise Europe Network 

 

 

16.00 Meeting close

           

 

 

 

Do you have questions about Innovate UK in the East of England 2018? Contact The Knowledge Transfer Network

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BT Adastral Park
Martlesham
IP5 3RE Near Ipswich
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 from 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT)


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