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Enhance your R&D – joint working between SMEs and Universities
April 6, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
A special event for local businesses on opportunities for R&D Collaboration with universities to be held at ATIC in Loughborough on Thursday, 6th April from 3:45pm.
+ Find out what opportunities there are to collaborate with universities on R&D projects
+ Hear case studies of local businesses about how they’ve collaborated and the business benefits
+ Network with academics and local businesses from across the region
Outstanding Speakers from Industry and Academia:
- Martin Rigley, MD of Lindhurst Engineering – “Energy from Waste” project
- Haydale Composite Solutions – “From laboratory to roadside : Frangible Safety Posts” project
- Professor Jacqui Glass, Director of the Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Construction Engineering: “What academics look for in collaborations with smaller businesses”
- The iNet will introduce and answer your questions about applying for funding through The iNet Collaborative R&D call
Who should attend?
This “Enhance your R&D” event will appeal to those who are working on R&D projects, or planning an R&D project that could benefit from collaboration with university departments.
The event is of particular relevance to those that run high-tech, scientific and engineering businesses, including (but not exclusive to) low-carbon technologies, life sciences, scientific research, and manufacture of machinery, electronics, pharmaceutical products and medical instruments.
Free of charge to attend
This is an open event and is free of charge to all local businesses. Booking is essential.
Refreshments will be served during registration (from 3:45pm)
The funding for this event and the Collaborative R&D projects will be provided through the Smart Innovation and Networking for Growth (SING) project, which is part funded through ERDF and delivered by the iNet through Loughborough University.