Enabling Successful Cross-Sector Collaborations
The 14th annual Science & Innovation Conference, taking place on 7th June 2018 at the QEII Centre, London, is committed to harnessing the power of science and innovation to accelerate the growth of new industries and markets.
Bringing together UK research leaders, pioneers and innovators across academia, the public and private sectors; this conference is perfectly placed to discover new forms of collaboration that will help meet the industrial strategy ambitions.
What is Science & Innovation 2018?
An opportune meeting point for 350+ professionals from central government, academia and the private sector to come together to learn about the new policy affecting the industry and to explore new collaboration opportunities.
In addition to the networking opportunities, the conference will provide a vital policy update on the £4.7 billion Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, announced on the 22nd of November 2017 and rolled out by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
With 14 years of support from of the key influencers such as: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Council for Science and Technology, InnovateUK, Nesta, world class academic institutions, and innovative companies from the private sector; this is a pivotal industry event that should not be missing from your diary in 2018.
Confirmed 2018 Speakers
David ConnellAuthor of Government Review of SBRI, Senior Research Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School and Co-founder of Technology and VC Companies
Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge (Confirmed)
Geraint GreenHead of Research and Innovation Branch and the Horizon 2020 Unit
Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO), Welsh Government (Confirmed)
Professor Dylan Jones – Evans OBEAssistant Pro Vice Chancellor (Enterprise) and Founding Member of Be the Spark Movement
University of South Wales (Confirmed)
Confirmed 2018 Exhibitors
The meeting covered a wide range of aspects of Science and Innovation, and was very nicely organised in an excellent environment. It was very enjoyable too to meet a cross-section of people one would not normally have encountered
Senior Study Manager, Lgss Petrofac, Petrofac
As an academic, the conference helped me to understand better the synergy between academia and industry. It also allowed me to get a better insight into some of the government policies
Senior Lecturer In Physics, St Mary’s University
Useful to gain an overview of the major trends in science innovation going forward and their Implications