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28/06/2022 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Innovation for Business Conference – Making the Change for Tomorrow

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Join us on Tuesday 28 June for Cornwall’s Innovation event of the year, ‘Innovation for Business… Making the Change for Tomorrow’ at the Alverton Hotel in Truro.

Delivered by Acceleration Through Innovation 2 (ATI2) and featuring a bespoke line-up of innovators, business leaders, researchers and academics. We will explore how forward-thinking SME’s can incorporate innovation to not only secure their place in the future but thrive in a fast moving and competitive landscape.

This exclusive one-day event offers attendees an insight into the latest research and innovation trends whilst imparting practical knowledge and expertise to inspire attendees to embrace change as an opportunity, as opposed to a threat, for business.

In addition to guest speakers the conference provides businesses with the opportunity to get involved in high level discussions, attend innovation workshops and experience demonstrations of innovative tech; such as robotics and scanning electron microscopy.

Guest Speakers:

Adam Sutcliffe – Chairman of Orbel Health, Head of Mentoring at the British Design Fund, industry fellow at RCA’s business incubator, Dyson fellow and one of three mentors at the Terra Carta Design Lab.

Adrian Dawson – Director of Research and Innovation at the University of Plymouth

Alex Whatley – Specialist in Marine, brokering collaborative research and development projects by connecting businesses to expert academics and bespoke facilities.

Caitlin Gould – Co-founder of Kensa Health and TECgirls and Chair of Board for the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Digital Skills Partnership.

Dr Mike Phillips – Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at University of Plymouth, director of research at i-DAT.org, Design Area Research Lead.

John Chapple – Marketing and Communications Manager at Paragon Communications

Layla Burrows – South West Regional Manager at Innovate UK

*Key Note Speaker* Melissa Sterry – A world-leading authority on the science, technology, design, and thinking that could help humanity to build a better world.

Melissa Thorpe – Head of Spaceport Cornwall

Paul Gilbert – Exelin Manufacturing Specialist, presenting the latest in process innovation.

…and more!

A complimentary lunch will be provided.

Thanks to ATI2, a programme led by the University of Plymouth and funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), tickets to Innovation for Business are fully-funded for all eligible businesses based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.