Event to boost innovation in the region
The events, which start on Thursday 24 September from 8.30-10.30am at the Yorkshire Post, No 1 Leeds, 26 Whitehall Road, aim to help businesses to achieve and sustain competitive advantage by developing innovation and having the opportunity to make new contacts and hear from a range of speakers.
Innovation is a key driver for growth within our region, but on a business level can also help you to achieve and sustain competitive advantage.
Katie Rigarlsford, Enterprise & Innovation Academy Manager at Leeds Beckett University, said: “Our Innovation Network events are tailored towards growing SMEs and corporate businesses with an interest in innovation, research and development. We aim to help your business stay ahead of the competition by facilitating collaboration and sharing the latest knowledge from the region’s leading industry experts.”
The first event will cover:
- How to help drive the competitiveness of our region.
- How to develop innovation within your business.
- How to do this in the most cost effective way.
Speakers and topics include:
- Tom Bridges, Leeds City Council: Innovation as a driver for regional growth
- John Sykes, Lupton Fawcett Denison Till: Recognising and exploiting Intellectual Property within your business
- Luke Sheriff, KPMG: Saving money on innovation: R and D Tax Credits and Patent Box
- Professor Chris Prince, Leeds Beckett University: Support for innovation, funding, and research and development
- Alun Rogers, Microsoft: Our story: Innovation as a driver for growth
Refreshments will be provided and the event is free. Please register here. For more information, and to let the team know of any dietary requirements, please contact email@example.com or call 0113 812 1904.