IUK Local: Tees Valley Innovation Week

Event Details

Start Date
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:30
End Date
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 15:30
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The IUK Local: Tees Valley Innovation Week event is designed to align national and local innovation business support and funding in a showcase event for people developing and commercialising new ideas.

The event agenda has been jointly created by Innovate UK and the Tees Valley Combined Authority to focus on the Tees Valley’s strengths and opportunities in the in the following key themes:

· Clean Growth and Net Zero

· Bioeconomy

· Digital

The event is an opportunity to directly engage with Innovate UK’s network partners the KTN, Enterprise Europe Network, and Catapult Network, as well as Tees Valley Business, and local businesses. 

- Target audience

This event is aimed at entrepreneurs, businesses, support agencies, and practitioners interested in the innovation ecosystem of the Tees Valley.

- Partners

Alongside Innovate UK and Tees Valley Combined Authority there are speakers from wide range of partners including:

· The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, 

· Department for Transport,

· The British Business Bank

· The Centre for Process Innovation, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

· Materials Processing Institute, 

· TWI,

· Teesside University

· Tees Valley Businesses

- Why people should attend

By attending this event you will find out about the Tees Valley Combined Authority’s economic priorities and the growth opportunities for businesses developing new ideas. 

Businesses will hear from, and be able to meet, with national and local support agencies that can help you to form collaborative partnerships, undertake Research and Development, access funding and finance, and develop the skills and talent for your business. 

Equally, the agencies and practitioners across the partner agencies will have the opportunity network with each other and engage with businesses seeking innovation support. 

Our Attendees

Kris Wadrop

Kris Wadrop

Director of Biotechnology

Lucy Foley

Lucy Foley

Director of Biologics