UKSPA 30 - Presentations and Resources

UKSPA 30 - Presentations and Resources

Resources and information from the 30th Anniversary Summit

Delegate List

Images from the Event are on the UKSPA Flickr website

Videos of the Plenary Sessions are available at

Presentations from the UKSPA 30th Anniversary Summit at the ICC Birmingham on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th July.

Friday 10th July

Plenary Session 1 - Birgitte Andersen, Director, The Big Innovation Centre.

Are we ready to co-innovate a smarter world?

Plenary Session 2 - John Mathers, Chief Executive, The Design Council

Science and Innovation: Growth by Design

Plenary Session 3 - David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science

Conference Keynote Address - Embracing Innovation in the UK

Plenary Session 4 - Chris Allington, Managing Director, Oxford Innovation and Jo Willett, Marketing and Business Development Director, Oxford Innovation

Innovation Centres - A Review of Business Growth and Survival 2003-2013

Plenary session 5 - David Rowe, Warwick Enterprise

EU Science & Technology Parks in the 21st Century: An Evidence Based Review

Plenary Session 6 - David Hardman, CEO, Innovation Birmingham and Chairman, UKSPA

Fourth Generation Science Parks

Friday 11th July 2014

Plenary Session 7 - Mark Holmes, Deputy Director, Innovation Infrastructure & Impact, BIS

Supporting local innovation with national and international policy

Plenary Session 8 - Dr Joe Marshall, COO, National Centre for Universities and Business

Growing Value: Turning Inventiveness into Innovation

Video - Aspirations for the National Centre for Universities and Business. Visit the UKSPA You Tube Channel to view.

Plenary Session 9 - Josep Pique, Chief Executive 22@Barcelona and President, European Division IASP

Future Cities

Plenary Session 10 - Dr Sarah Main, Director, campaign for Science and Engineering (CASE)

Campaigning for UK Science and Innovation

Plenary Session 11 - Neil Crockett, CEO, Connected Digital Economy

Taking on Challenges in Data Innovation

Plenary Session 12 - Phil Smith, Chairman Technology Strategy Board and Chief Executive, Cisco UK and Ireland

Innovative Innovation

Parallel Sessions

Thursday 10 July 2014

Session A. SMEs' developing connections in a multinational world.

John Bows, Technology Innovation Manager, PepsiCo Europe. How can Science & Innovation SME's engage with Pepsico R&D? (To Follow)

Phil Woods, Head of Technology Strategy, PepsiCo Europe. BAE Systems and its external R&T Supply Chain.

Jenny Laird, Senior Director and Head of External Activities in Europe, Australia and Canada, Lilly. Lilly Global External R&D. Find: Fund: Develop.

Session B. Future Cities: Trends and opportunities.

Jonathan Burroughs, Creative Places. The Threats and Opportunities that Future Cities pose for Science Parks

Carl Potter and James Kingdom, GVA. Driving Future Growth: Core Cities and the Knowledge Economy.

Session C. Developing Environments for BioScience Research and Innovation - BBSRC.

Celia Caulcott, BBSRC Executive Director, Innovation & Skills. An Overview

Derek Jones, Chief Executive, Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd. Babraham Research Campus

Chris Dunkley, Enterprise Projects Director, Rothamsted Research. Developing an agri-tech campus

Robin Brighton, Director, SQW. Benefits Realisation.

Session D. New Cities. New Environment. New Design 

Eugene Sayers and Neville Surti, Sheppard Robson

The Future Direction of Design for Succesful Science Park Facilities.

David Green, Pringle Brand Perkins + Will

The Future of Collaboration

Clark Geddes, Geddes Architects. Stimulating Creativity and Tenants.

Session E. Co-Location Models and impact of Research and Technology Organisations.

Patrick Bonnett, Head of Innovation Campus Development, The Food and Environment Research Agency. How Co-Location Models of Research Organisations Drive Societal Benefits Through Innovation.

Richard Brook, President of AIRTO, The Association of Independent Research and Technology Organisations. Making Innovation Happen: A Fresh Look at the Impact of Britains Innovation and Technology Sector

Session F. Accelerating the Growth and Health of Our Clients.

John Leake, Sci-Tech Daresbury. Accelerating High-Tech Business Growth.

Bernard Curren, Growth Acceration and Innovation Network. Beyond Property: The Growth Acceleration and Innovation Network.

Session G. A Technology Focus for Science Parks... but what about the Clients?

Catherine Johns, NETPark. Technology Focus as a way of Driving Global Competitiveness for Science Parks.

Roger Pitfield, Horizon Europa Ltd, Funding for SMEs and Science Parks

Michael Wilson, 3M Buckley Innovation Centre. Technology Audits to Support Research Commercialisation.

Session H. International Perspectives of Science Parks and the Global Opportunities for Clients.

Chris Hurne, Head of Science Infrastructure, UKTI

Ebba Lund, Chief Operating Officer, IASP - The International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation.Science and Techology Parks throughout the World.

Gareth Roberts, UKTI. Global Entrepreneur Programme: Accelerating Global Success.

Session I. Growing Biotechnology Incubators and Biomedical Campuses.

Daniel McDonald-Junor. IncuData. BioTechnology Incubators: From Property Management to Business Support.

Wesley Randle, Colworth Science Park. Feeding the Pipeline and Current Good Practice

Jeanette Walker, Project Director, Cambridge BioMedical Campus, with John Sommerville, Creative Places. Developing a World Leading BioMedical Campus: The Cambriodge BioMedical Campus.