29/08/2017

Innovate 2017 Dates Announced

It has been announced that Innovate 2017 will take place from 8 to 9 November 2017 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

By attending, you will have the chance to meet some of the best and brightest innovators from the UK and internationally, network with investors, share ideas and get inspired.

This year's conference will focus on how UK innovation can tackle some of the biggest global challenges. You will hear about what these challenges mean for individuals, businesses and government, as well as the opportunities for entrepreneurs who can come up with solutions to these problems.
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Innovate UK will also be hosting a series of seminars on the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. The fund will invest in industry areas where the UK already has a world-class research base and businesses ready to innovate. There will be talks on the six challenges announced so far, where you can find out more and how to get involved.

On top of this, delegates can expect:

• practical seminars on topics such as protecting your intellectual property, pitching and winning business and how to get funding

• a dedicated support zone to help you innovate, expand and collaborate in the UK and overseas

• one-to-one brokerage sessions with business experts, which can be booked in advance

• an international zone, where you can find out more about moving into international markets

• almost 100 exhibitors showcasing their game-changing innovations

For the first time, Innovate UK will also run 'tomorrow's innovators', a programme to inspire young people to become entrepreneurs and get them thinking about the future of innovation, today.

Early bird tickets are on sale now. innovate2017


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