Outline Sessions

CoInnovate is packed full of insightful talks, interactive sessions, technology pitches, engaging workshops and plenty of networking opportunities.

Browse through the outline agenda below and email us at coinnovate@iqep.com or call +44 (0)2920839400 x6423 if you are interested in speaking at CoInnovate 2018 or if you have a challenge for the innovator community!

Day 1: Future Tech

Presentations, panel discussions and keynotes will showcase latest technologies that are redefining the art of the possible. As products become smaller, smarter, better integrated and more efficient, these latest trends in technology will be key for gaining competitive advantage across a number of exciting markets and sectors.

From sensors to value

Novel sensor devices, IoT platforms and effective digitalisation methods for capturing value from data.

Novel materials and methods

Additive manufacturing, exciting materials and imaging methods.

Robotics and machine learning

Autonomous, smart machines powered by artificial intelligence.

Tech Live! *NEW

Fast-paced pitches from scientists to showcase their research and attract industry members to their posters for follow-up discussions.

Collaboration PitStop

Five challenges looking for ideas and collaborative solutions!

One-to-one Meetings, Exhibitions and Networking

We are happy to setup one-to-one meetings for you to help you make the most out of the networking opportunities at CoInnovate. More details will be available once registrations are open.

 

Day 1 Evening: Innovation Open Mic *NEW

A unique, interactive evening session to explore key enablers, barrier and influencers of innovation. Join this evening session for an innovation deep-dive session and network with business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and prominent researchers.

 

Day 2: Future Regions

Methodologies, best practice and focus on entrepreneurship will bring together the community of innovators, scientists and leaders around regionally important projects for economic value creation.

Open innovation insights

Leading best practice methodologies for crowdsourcing and managing open innovation partnerships.

Entrepreneurship for growth

Boosting regional economies through effective start-up platforms.

Regionally important programmes

Delivering economic value through key innovation projects across the M4 corridor and South of the UK.

Pitch Live!

Showcasing innovative SME technologies and capabilities across the UK looking for support or partnerships.

One-to-one Meetings, Exhibitions and Networking

We are happy to setup one-to-one meetings for you to help you make the most out of the networking opportunities at CoInnovate. More details will be available once registrations are open.

 

For speaking opportunities or the option to pitch a challenge, please call the team on +44 (0)2920839400 x6423 or email us at coinnovate@iqep.com.

How to get involved

There are plenty of ways to get the most out of the sessions at CoInnovate 2018! Click on the links below to find out more:

  • Tech Live! (Day 1): Open to researchers looking for industry partnerships
  • Pitch Live! (Day 2): Open to start-ups and SMEs looking for partners and investors to access new markets or grow their business
  • Exhibit: Ideal for organisations wanting to showcase products and capabilities
  • Partnership & sponsorship opportunities: Designed for organisations looking to maximise their outreach across innovator networks