Centre for Global Eco-Innovation Showcase 4-8pm, Wednesday 20th September, Lancaster University
You are invited to the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation showcase event. This is an award winning centre which supports the development of new products and services with environmental benefits. Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, the centre delivers high quality business led research through enabling enterprises to access the expertise, resources and global contacts of Lancaster University and its national and international partners.
This event will showcase the current cohort of SME led research projects, including intensive 3 year PhD R&D projects, short term projects and our Innovation Forum delegates. Lancaster University is working with partner institutes to deliver this support across Lancashire, Cheshire, Cumbria and Merseyside. Colleagues from delivery partners at the Universities of Cumbria, Chester, Central Lancashire, Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology a will also be in attendance. Please join them in celebrating our success and future ambitions for this award winning initiative*.
This showcase begins at 4pm with refreshments and an exhibition featuring up to 50 Northwest SMEs undertaking long-term intensive collaborative R&D projects. Displays from partner institutions will show current research areas and additional opportunities. The event will include parallel breakout sessions covering key themes; water, energy and food security. Delegates will then gather together to hear from senior university staff, eco-innovation champions and keynote speaker Chris Brown, Vice President of Sustainability at Olam International. The keynote will finish at 6.30pm followed by a buffet dinner and further time to network and visit the exhibition stands.
Further information is available at the Eventbrite registration site and a full agenda will be available soon.