Innovation Summit 2019

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Our second Innovation Summit will showcase the motives for, and benefits of, translating your research through entrepreneurial commercialisation and the infrastructure available to support you. The programme will include topics covering the incentives for engaging in entrepreneurship and how to overcome the challenges that an entrepreneur may face.

This is an excellent opportunity to network with members of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, with a marketplace exhibit and 1-on-1 advice clinics allowing you to engage personally with CRUK, our partners and local industry.

Key information

Monday 7 October 2019, 09:30 – 17:00



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This year’s conference explores:

Why engage and lessons learned
A panel session with post-doc entrepreneurs on their motivations, successes, and knowledge gained.

What route should I take?
An interactive session comparing established routes to commercialisation, ranging from licensing to spin-out.

What support is available for me?
An opportunity to gain insight from key members of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem on the infrastructure available in the region to enable commercialisation.