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UKSPA webinar: Skills, talent and growth – Thursday 11th November
November 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Thursday 11th November 12 noon – 1.15 pm
Skills, talent and growth
The Government’s Innovation Strategy puts significant emphasis on investment to deliver the skills and training that our innovation ecosystem needs. Innovation locations are key to the success of these plans. Innovation locations collaborating to develop, attract and retain talent and skills. The Science and Innovation sector needs a broad and highly skilled workforce to power the economy and to provide opportunities now and in the future.
This webinar will debate the critical role innovation locations should play in inspiring, attracting and developing the best talent, providing the key skills necessary to further the knowledge economy. Speakers will consider the changes needed and the unique challenges faced. The webinar will also look at a number of projects underway to inspire young people to develop the STEM skills that are critical to the innovation process.
Mark Lawson- Jones, Partner, Page Executive
John Leake, Business Growth Director, Sci-Tech Daresbury
David Hardman, Managing Director, Bruntwood SciTech – Birmingham
James Tooze, Policy Officer, Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE)