Innovation is adapting and doing new things and it’s a huge driver of economic growth and productivity and this fascinating launch event at MIRA Technology Institute got Innovation Week 2019 underway.

Thank you to all of our speakers – their presentations are available below.

Businesses were inspired and motivated by the innovation happening right now within Leicestershire. We’ve seen how success can be achieved through collaboration and creativity and how new ideas are the driving force of the future.

Read 9 Top Tips for Innovating Your Business to Success from LLEP Board Member Dr Nik Kotecha OBE.

Shaping the  future – meeting skills demand regionally, nationally and globally

Marion Plant OBE FCGI – Chair of MTI Operations Board and Principal & CEO of North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Innovation:  Our Key Strengths and Supply Chain Opportunities – The Power of Collaboration

Professor Iain Gillespie – Pro-vice Chancellor Research and Enterprise of University of Leicester, LLEP Executive and Chair of Midlands Engine Innovation Group

CCAAR – our collaboration with Coventry University in the area of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.

Dr Anthony Baxendale – Head of Horizon Scanning at HORIBA MIRA

Future Innovations and the Cyber Security Opportunity

Dr Madeline Cheah – Cyber Security Innovation Lead at Horiba MIRA

Re-imagining Automotive Audio for Next Generation Vehicles

Dr Mike Grant – CEO of Warwick Acoustics