UKSPA Webinar Archive
UKSPA runs regular webinars for members and partners to learn and debate the very latest issues, the programme addresses the key topic areas that are facing the innovation sector. The ongoing series of webinars run as part of UKSPA’S programme of sharing good practice, networking, communication, research, promotion and advocacy that helps to sustain and develop this vital economic sector.
Investment Focus: The key drivers and opportunities
A number of recent UKSPA webinars have focused on the changing face of investment in the UK. This extended webinar will bring together key investors and look at what is driving investment and the opportunities that these investments will have on the future direction of the science and innovation sector.
Eulian Roberts, UKSPA Companion
Innovation, Science Parks and BBSRC
The five BBSRC campuses are each distinct and at a different stage of development. CEOs from each campus reflect on their individual campus’ journey
Glenn Crocker, UKSPA Chairman
University Science Parks – the new landscape
How will the commercial benefits that Science and Innovation Parks contribute to the host University continue to grow in importance alongside the continuing demand for support from spin outs and the commercialisation of research.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The webinar will consider the approaches and solutions that can be taken and how we can improve as an industry to encourage effective and sustainable EDI strategies.
Bob Cushing, Bridge Fibre
Covid-19 update: Lessons from the past, the present and future challenges
As we enter the third lockdown, UKSPA’s first webinar of 2021 will look at the lessons learnt from the past nine months and consider the challenges as well as the opportunities ahead.
John Leake, UKSPA Director, Company Secretary and Honorary Treasurer
Creating sustainable life science and research facilities: How ready are you?
Over a quarter of global CO2 emissions come from the built environment – the global community needs to reduce building energy consumption by over 80% if we are to reach zero-carbon targets. Hear how science park owners, occupiers, developers and businesses can and must, take radical steps on the journey to securing a net zero legacy for our cities, towns and communities.
The time to act is now. How ready are you?
Chair: James Chaffer, UNIP
Marketing todays Science and Innovation Parks
This webinar will look at the techniques, campaigns and skills needed to promote UK innovation locations that will; help attract the next generation of entrepreneurs and knowledge intensive businesses in a post-covid world
Bob Cushing, Bridge Fibre
Adapting office buildings for laboratory use
Following on from the initial webinar in November and the subsequent feedback, this webinar debates how more innovative use of space can drive innovation to significantly assist in attracting new talent and supporting retention of existing occupiers.
Ian McFadzen, CEO, Plymouth Science Park
Sam Potts, Partner, Bidwells
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