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Hear from global thought-leaders and create real business opportunities at Innovate 2016

If you are looking to secure funding, meet new partners or go global then you should be at Innovate 2016 -  the UK’s leading innovation conference, exhibition and networking event dedicated to businesses like yours.

You are invited to take part in the global showcase of UK innovation, hear from global thought-leaders and create real business opportunities at Innovate 2016. 

Innovate 2016 will be held at Manchester Central on the 2nd - 3rd November 2016.

Hosted by Department of International Trade and Innovate UK, Innovate 2016 is a two-day event showcasing the very best of innovation talent and global opportunities for businesses. The event includes; an exhibition of the most cutting edge innovations, Inspirational keynotes, discussions with international buyers and investors, fantastic networking opportunities, in-depth seminars on key market trends and a business Support Zone. The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is supporting this event.

Hear from industry-leaders on topics such as: 

  • Retaining the edge with disruptive business models
  • Manufacturing: Tackling the productivity gap
  • Next-generation medicine: The UK as a world leader 
  • Emerging technologies revolutionising innovation

 Innovate 2016 will feature a series of "how to" seminars aimed at maximising opportunities for UK businesses:

  • How to Navigate R&D Tax and Investment Schemes
  • How to Get Connected
  • How to Go International
  • How to be Pitch-tastic
  • How to Market Yourself
  • How to Think Future
  • How to Get Funding
  • How to Handle IP
  • How to Navigate Regulation
  • How to Scale Your Business
  • How to Structure Your Business

Hear from top-level inspirational speakers from organisations including:  Siemens, Versarien, Amazon, University of Manchester, Hyperloop One, High Value Manufacturing Catapult and of course Innovate UK CEO Dr Ruth McKernan CBE and Catherine Raines, CEO from the Department for International Trade.

Discover the breadth of funding and support for your business and meet with the organisations that exist to help your business thrive. Innovate 2016's Support Zone will feature among others the UK Business Angels Association, British Business Bank, HMRC and Growth Hubs.


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