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UIS - Unlocking Innovation Scheme Workshop #20
Tue 8 November 2016, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT
Registration has closed and we are not operating a wait list at this stage.
The next Unlocking Innovation Scheme event on the 8th November, sponsored by Finance Birmingham, is only a few weeks away. Catch up with the latest opportunities, innovations and hear from:
Adam Stanley, Innovation Manager, Arriva UK Trains, will outline challenges, which he is seeking innovative solutions for.
Simon Gordon-Smith, Open Innovation Coordinator, Thales, will share their approach to innovation.
Howard Farbrother, Innovation in Franchising Programme Manager, RSSB, will give an update on the latest activities and innovation opportunities.
Jack Glonek, Investment Director, Finance Birmingham will outline the £20m Rail Growth Fund and hear from Penso, who have benefited from the fund.
Micky Bell, ATOC, will focus on accessibility of trains and stations and in particular the challenge of wheelchair ramp design.
Ross Kemp, inventor and founder of Asap Water Craft will give his unique perspective on innovation and the challenge of being an entrepreneur.
Network Rail will run a breakout session on Systems performance Modeling and London South Bank University will run a separate session outlining Opportunities for Research Grant Funding. Product acceptance experts from London Underground and Network Rail will be available to answer any questions you have on a one to one basis.
With 20 organisations demonstrating their latest innovations in the Demo Zone, elevator pitches and plenty of networking time this is once again an event not to be missed.