25 Feb 2019

Leicester Innovation Week returns for 2019, presenting opportunities to attend innovative events, meet with university experts and learn from the innovation journeys of some of Leicestershire’s top companies. 

The 4th – 8th March offers a week of exciting opportunity for businesses, universities and business support organisations to work together and collectively showcase Leicester and Leicestershire as the home of innovation.

The aim of Innovation Week
Innovation Week aims to raise the aspirations of local businesses, help them to identify the support available and encourage more businesses to invest in research and development to create and launch innovative products and services leading to greater business profitability and skilled jobs.

What’s happening during innovation week?
There are events taking place every day during the week where:

  • Businesses can put a spotlight on their cutting edge innovations.
  • Universities will showcase their research and development excellence, expertise and facilities that support innovation.
  • Business and innovation support organisations will share details of their help and funding to engage potential beneficiaries and enable collaborative R & D.
Monday 4th March
08:30-10:30 Innovation Week Launch Breakfast MIRA Technology Park Details
15:30-18:30 How can we make the Leicester economy even more creative? LCB Depot Details
17:00-1830 Drinks and a Share Up in the New Incubation Space Holywell Park Conference Centre Details
Tuesday 5th March
08:00-10:00 Energy Breakfast Event at Loughborough University Science & Enterprise Park Holywell Park Conference Centre Details
09:30-11:30 Impacting Business by Design The Innovation Centre Details
17:30-19:30 Connect at the Coworking Café – Setting up your Own Business The Innovation Centre Details
Wednesday 6th March
08:00-10:00 The Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges: How local businesses can benefit The Innovation Centre Details
12:00-13:30 Cyber Technology Institute Tour De Montfort University Details
14:00-16:00 Ideas and the Local Industrial Strategy Leicester Innovation Hub Details
17:00-19:45 She Started It Leicester Innovation Hub Details
Thursday 7th March
08:00-13:00 Unlocking the Secret of your Company Data to Grow your Business Leicester Innovation Hub Details
17:30-19:30 How to Build Innovation in your Business Organ Grinder, Loughborough Details
Friday 8th March
10:00-11:30 ‘Leadership for Growth’ Roundtable The Innovation Centre Details


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