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Thursday 19 February 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.
Parallel Session One: Place, Innovation and the Regions.
Corin Crane, Director 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)
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.