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The Local Innovation Landscape; Innovate UK in the West Midlands

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Thursday, 19 January 2017 from 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

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By working even more closely with regional landscape partners Innovate UK feel that there is a great opportunity to support economic growth, and increase productivity through innovation.

This is why Innovate UK has invested in regional managers and we want to make the regional and national support more visible than ever.


The Local Innovation Landscape; Innovate UK in the West Midlands event will enable regional business throughout the West Midlands to obtain a thorough understanding of the funding and support that is available to them from the Innovate UK family including; the Knowledge Transfer Network, Enterprise Europe Network, the Catapults and also from other regional landscape partners, such as the Local Enterprise Partnerships, Regional Growth Hubs and other trade organisations.


As part of this event, the morning session will focus on Round 2 of Innovate UK's Infrastructure Systems competition (running from 10:15-12.30), featuring an introduction to the competition, relevant case studies and 2min elevator pitches from organisation's showcasing their offerings and what they are seeking from potential partners.

Draft Agenda:
9:30 - Registration

10:00 - Welcome and Launch of Innovate UK Local

10:15 - Infrastructure Systems Competition Scope and Application Process - followed by Q&A 

11:15 - Coffee & Networking Break

11:30 - Case study presentations

12:00 - Elevator Pitches - opportunity for organisations interested in the competition to give a short pitch on their organisation's offering and what they are seeking

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - HS2 Presentation (TBC)

14:00 - Regional stakeholder Pitches, activities & exhibition:
Catapults and technology clusters showcase
LEP’s demonstrating infrastructure
SME Instrument/Process of applying for funding in the region

16:00 - Close

Do you have questions about The Local Innovation Landscape; Innovate UK in the West Midlands? Contact The Knowledge Transfer Network

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The Studio Birmingham
7 Cannon Street
B2 5EP Birmingham
United Kingdom

Thursday, 19 January 2017 from 09:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

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The Knowledge Transfer Network

Knowledge Transfer Network

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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