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The Industrial Strategy - Making It Work For You

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Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts

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Lancaster University would like to invite you to an exclusive event to find out about accessing the Government’s £279m Industrial Strategy fund to tackle the big societal and industrial challenges. Whether a business, public sector body or community organisation, through our exhibition, talks, 1-2-1s and tours, you can find out how Lancaster University’s expertise, facilities and specialist staff can help shape and achieve your objectives.

The Industrial Strategy sets out Grand Challenges to put the UK at the forefront of the industries of the future. The first four Grand Challenges are focused on the global trends: artificial intelligence and data, ageing society, clean growth and the future of mobility.

Our Partnerships

Lancaster University can help you to access funding to support the growth and development of your organisation.

Lancaster University has had over 11,000 successful partnerships across a range of funding streams. Current projects include working with the Bank of England to analyse cyber risk, with the rail safety organisation to create smart safer station platforms, with farmers to future proof crops, with medics to use drones to target malaria, with the Environmental Industries Commission to drive clean economic growth.

Why Attend?

1) Find out how to access funding from the Industrial Strategy and other funding streams and gain insights on local to national perspectives from businesses, researchers and policy makers from our guest speakers.

2) Meet our specialists and find out how to:

  • Develop new products and services

  • Collaborate on research and consultancy

  • Access student talent

  • Increase competitiveness and productivity through professional development

  • Expand your business network

  • Access office space, lab space, hot desks and over £45m state-of-the-art facilities

3) When you register, you can request a 1-2-1 with one of our award-winning Partnerships and Business Engagement experts to discuss your particular needs or join our interactive Industrial Strategy Fund Workshop.

4) You can also take a tour of our facilities– including cTAP​, InfoLab21, Lancaster Environment Centre​ and Faculty of Health and Medicine, and find out more about the new £41M Health and Innovation Campus.

5) Network with like-minded organisations over lunch.

Our exhibition showcases the latest business engagement opportunities from across Lancaster University, including our Centre for Global Eco-Innovation, Health Innovation Campus, RECIRCULATE, Science and Technology Student Engagement Team, Lancaster University Management School, U Start, Faculty of Health and Medicine, and the Cumbria Innovation Platform, plus the Northern Health Science Alliance and the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership.

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9.00 - 9.25 Registration and refreshments

9.25 - 9.30 Welcome, Dr Steve Fish. Faculty Director, Partnerships and Business Engagement.

9.30 - 09.45 Keynote Speaker Professor Dame Sue Black leading anatomist and forensic anthropologist, Sue will illustrate her vision to develop the University’s culture of engagement, working at local, regional, national and international levels to shape the University’s engagement strategy.

09.45 Richard Kenny, Interim Director of Economic Development and Planning, Lancashire Economic Partnership, will explain the local Industrial Strategy for Lancashire and how businesses can get involved.

10.00 Keith Miller, Corporate Engagement Manager, Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA), will explain how the NHSA is delivering Industrial Strategy through its pathway to innovation, focussing on Building a Healthier Northern Powerhouse for UK Productivity.

10.15 Christopher Dungey, Director, Joining 4 Industry Innovation Centre, will discuss the engagement acheived through their existing partnership with Lancaster University and aims for the future.

10.40 Morning refreshments.

10.55 Professor Harry Hoster, Director of Energy Lancaster, Lancaster University will talk about how his team are using Industrial Strategy funding in the energy sector, working with the smart car industry, developing and testing new predictive models for smart batteries.

11.10 Dr Rick Holland, Regional Manager, North West of England for Innovate UK, provides the regional perspective on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Funds.

11.25 Phill Speed, CEO, Quantum Base, a leading quantum security intellectual property supplier based in InfoLab21 at Lancaster University, will talk about his experiences working with the University.

11.40 Jamie Reed, Head of Corporate Affairs, Sellafield Ltd.

11.55 Jo Lappin, Chief Executive at the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership

12.20 Lunch and networking

Lunch will be provided followed by the option to join a 30 minute tour of one of our buildings, have a one-to-one session with one of our Business Development Managers or take part in an interactive workshops.

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