Spring Online Members' ConferenceThursday 18th March and Friday 19th March 2021
UKSPA gathered virtually on Thursday 18th March and Friday 19th March 2021. The two-day member drop-in conference provided a timely opportunity to consider in more detail a number of critical issues and the implications for the sector. Looking at the opportunities facing us now, as well as mid and long-term, that will help shape innovation and drive sustainable growth.
The themes running through the two-day conference included:
Sustainability: Discussing sustainable development in all its forms and the challenge of zero-carbon transformation.
Investment and growth: Current trends and developments for science and innovation locations in town and country.
Building Better Businesses: Sharing good practice on incubation, bio-incubation and business acceleration.
The New Office: What will be the future requirements for office-based companies?
Exploring the new laboratory: laboratory operation, future design and environment.
Plenary speakers included :
Rosalind Lowe, National Centre for Universities and Business.
Dr Bryony Butland, UKRI
Dom Hallas, The Coalition for a Digital Economy
Session speakers included: