Loughborough - Presentations

Loughborough - Presentations

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Thursday 19 May 2016

The LUSEP Innovation Community. Campus Partner Presentations

1 Andy-Cameron Smith (Energy Technologies Institute)

2 Peter Dean (Aviation Analytics Ltd)

3 Edward Young (CommAgility)

Loughborough University and Enterprise: Strategy & Delivery. Tracy Bharma (Pro-Vice Chancellor - Enterprise)

STEM Skills and the Innovation Sector -Terry Spall (MIRA Technology Park) and Professor Martin Passmore (Loughborough University), Joint Presentation.

Innovation, Acceleration and Growth - Chris Haley (Head of New Technology & Start-Up Research, Nesta)

Parallel Session One: Place, Innovation and the Regions.

Dr Pam WaddellDirector of Birmingham Science City

Corin CraneDirector of Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership

Parallel Session Two: Life Science & Health Innovatioon

Institute of Life Science: From Incubator to MediPark - Gareth Davies (University of Derby)

Transforming UK Life Science Sites - Chris Doherty (Alderley Park, manchester science partnerships)

Plenary Session

Knowledge-Intensive Jobs: The Changing Landscape (Louise McGough, Centre for Cities)

Friday 20 May 2016

Cities and their strengthening position in the research/commercial R&D landscape - Jonathan Burroughs (Creative Places)

Driving future growth of the Knowledge Economy - James Kingdom, Bilfinger GVA). The Research report can be downloaded here.

Parallel Session Three: Finance and business support for innovatitive SME's

Supporting company growth: What Works? -  Mike Herd (Sussex Innovation Centre)

The changing financial landscape: Grants & Loans -  Jo Derbyshire. (Cresco Innovation)

Brexit and R&D - Maria Kitt (UK Tax Insight) 

Parallel Session Four: Smart Buildings- Smart Workplaces

Smart Workplaces - Joe Murray (essensys) - Presentation can be viewed online here.

TIC: A new approach for academia and business engagement - Malcolm Tait (KJ Tait Engineers)

Final Plenary Session and Panel Discussion - no formal presentations made

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP, MP for Leicestershire & Secretary of State for Education, Minister for Women and Equalities

Professor Robert Allison, Vice-Chancellor & President, Loughborough University

Catherine Johns, Vice-Chair, UKSPA

Nick Pulley, Chairman, Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership.