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Clean Growth Innovation Summit: Technologies of the future

Event details
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
8:45 am – 17:00 pm
Overview
The summit, themed 'Technologies of the future', will showcase the best of UK clean-tech innovations.

The Clean Growth Innovation Summit takes place on 16 October and forms part of the BEIS-led Green Great Britain Week, taking place during the week commencing 15 October. The week will include high profile policy announcements, events and media activity across the UK designed to highlight the scale of the opportunities to reduce emissions, grow a low-carbon economy and improve quality of life as part of the Industrial Strategy.

The Summit will be dedicated to innovation and themed: Technologies of the future. This event co-organised by BEIS, UK Research and Innovation, Knowledge Transfer Network, Climate KIC and National Physical Laboratory will bring together over 300 delegates from government, small and medium sized businesses, civil society, investors and media to discuss the future of innovation and the UK’s economy. The event also comprises a showcase of the best of UK clean-tech innovations, alongside presentations from thought-leaders, one-on-one innovation support surgery (see below for more details) and opportunities for networking.

Topics on the day include: How can we develop UK industries that are fit for the future? Where should we drive progress in technologies where the UK can become a world-leader in their research and commercialisation?

One-on-one Innovation Support Surgery

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will be running a number of surgery sessions throughout the day, where small and medium sized businesses are invited to receive free, one-to-one advice on how to overcome issues with their innovative products and services. NPL will also be hosting talks and Q&A sessions on the process of testing and verifying new products and intellectual property.

 

This event is being run by the following organisations:

  • UKRI (UK Research and Innovation, Innovate UK)
  • BEIS (Department of Business, Energy, Innovation and Skills)
  • NPL (National Physical Laboratory)
  • Climate KIC (public-private climate change partnership and main EU initiative)
  • KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network)
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