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"Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology."

Harvard Business School

_connect is an initiative from the UK's Technology Strategy Board with the singular aim of making open innovation happen.

The networks on _connect are home to some of UK Industry's brightest minds, and they are waiting to collaborate on their next exciting projects.

Join _connect and see what open innovation can do for your business.

New Events

Thu 16 Nov 2017

RRUKA Annual Conference 2017

全天

Do you use, commission or carry out rail research? If so, you need to join the Rail Research UK...

Accelerating Innovation in Rail

Tue 04 Apr 2017

Industry 4.0 Summit 2017

全天

Industry 4.0 Summit 2017 4th & 5th April 2017 The Industry 4.0 Summit aims to be the leading...

Innovate UK Network

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Launch of Centre for Energy Efficient Materials (CEEM)

09:00 until 17:00

KTN is working with York University to launch a National Centre for Energy Efficient Materials...

Materials and Design Exchange

Fri 24 Mar 2017

5th International conference ICNBS Egypt 2017

Mar 24 / 09:00 until Mar 26 / 17:00

Naqaa Foundation for scientific Research, Technology and Development is organizing the fifth...

Naqaa Nanotechnology Network NNN

Tue 21 Mar 2017

Joining of Composites

09:30 until 16:30

Much of the research effort in composites in recent years has focused on their manufacture - to...

Materials

Upcoming Events

Tue 28 Nov 2017

Sustainable Intensification

Nov 28 / 09:00 until Nov 30 / 17:00

The challenge for the agricultural sector is therefore one of sustainable intensification. This means increasing food production while simultaneously reducing environmental impacts and enhancing...

Biosciences