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Emerging Sensors Technologies & Applications – CoInnovate Workshops

The Sensors workshop will bring together academia and industry to showcase latest developments across a number of sensor technology platforms and explore commercialisation opportunities across various markets, including healthcare, industrial, transport and urban environment. The workshop format includes presentations and engaging discussions to explore new supply chains and opportunities for sensor technologies. To find out more […]

CoInnovate Workshops

CoInnovate will be hosting workshops throughout 2017, dedicated to commercialisation of enabling technologies through collaboration. These one-day events will bring together academia and industry, from start-ups to multinationals to share insights on emerging technologies and explore market opportunities.  

CoInnovate Conference Change of Dates

To avoid clashes with other regional events, the CoInnovate Conference will be held in January 2018. Leading up to the conference, we will be holding a series of engaging workshops, drawing together networks around the technology themes of CoInnovate and exploring collaborative opportunities. We will keep you updated on the revised dates of the CoInnovate […]

CoInnovate 2016 Conference Brochure

The CoInnovate 2016 conference brochure is available to download or view online.  Feel free to share the brochure to colleagues and associates who have an interest in CoInnovate! CoInnovate 2016 Conference Brochure

CoInnovate 2016 Photographs!

CoInnovate 2016 brought together high profile speakers and organisations within innovation to share best practice, present exciting technology trends and explore industry challenges to build potential collaborative projects. Once again, SMEs and start-ups cast a shining light by showcasing their capabilities through Pitch Live! and SME Expo. With immersive presentations, plenty of networking and engaging […]

Innovation and Entrepreneurship ARE a National Imperative for Wales

Ashley Cooper of Catalyst Growth Partners shares his insights on the key pillars for building a thriving ecosystem driven by innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. Innovation and Entrepreneurship are the cornerstones of any growing economy. It isn’t however sufficient to have great Innovators and great Entrepreneurs. A thriving eco-system requires additional stimulation to ensure that Innovation […]

Why Start-ups need to take an active role in the Innovation Ecosystem

Dr Jenna Bowen, co-founder of Cotton Mouton Diagnostics, shares her insights on drivers for success As a co-founder of an academic spin-out company, several key messages from CoInnovate 2015 resonated with me. Firstly, risk management, governance and compliance often serve to stifle innovation, secondly innovative research does not necessarily result in innovation and finally, the […]

Why Open Innovation needs to be at the heart of the Welsh Economy

SMEs are encouraged to attend the Co-Innovate conference in October. During the past 12 months, I have been working with academic colleagues from various UK universities to examine how the concept of open innovation can influence the competitiveness of regions. Whilst the old model of innovation used to focus predominantly on how firms could generate […]

Digital 2016

Digital 2016 the innovation of everything Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales June 6-7 See what makes tech tick! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to register for the conference, exhibition and showcase that stands out at the forefront of the international digital revolution – showing you how technology is revolutionising the way we live and […]

CoInnovate 2015 Conference Brochure

What is CoInnovate? CoInnovate is an altruistic 2 day conference designed to support the growth of technology clusters by bringing together the innovator community to explore industry-led challenges through cross-sector collaboration. Our flagship event was held in June 2015 and delegates were inspired through innovative presentations from our speakers, set challenges by leading multinationals and explored […]