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SEMU Innovation for Business Conference

The South East Midlands Universities (SEMU) in conjunction with Velocity Business Support are inviting businesses to attend the “Innovation for Business Conference & Marketplace” event in Milton Keynes on Wednesday 26th November.

This initiative is a new approach to supporting innovation and economic growth amongst SMEs and brings together 7 universities:

  • Cranfield University
  • Open University
  • The University of Buckingham
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • University of Northampton
  • Bucks New University
  • UCMK

The conference will be held at the Transport Catapult Centre, 170 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 1BP from 8.15am to 12.30pm.

It will be of particular interest to businesses that would benefit from closer working relationships with universities and would like to learn how to best connect and extract value from knowledge transfer opportunities with them, as well as finding out about new funding opportunities and collaborative projects.

During the morning, there will be opportunities to interact with an expert panel on the value and challenges of innovation and commercialisation; learn how to best connect and extract value from knowledge transfer opportunities; and find out about new funding opportunities, innovation, collaboration, entrepreneurship and growth.

The event is free, but places are strictly limited to 75 SME businesses

Due to expected demand, registration is essential by calling 01234 436100.