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UKTI Innovate 2014 - Room One
05 Nov 2014


PDFs of the presentations delivered in other rooms at the event are available on the following links:



Day 1 - 05 Nov 2014

Building an effective leadership structure in a start-up
Chair: Chris Jones;
Michael Davies, UK Commission for Employment and Skills;
Andrew Graham, Technical Director, OC Robotics;
Craig Wilson, Managing Director, OC Robotics;
Chris Moody,Chief Business Development Officer, Transport Systems Catapult.

Innovate UK & UKTI: Get the support you need
Michelle Field, Trade Advisor, UKTI;
Dr Clive Hayter, Head of Smart, KTP and Innovation Vouchers, Innovate UK.

Realising new business opportunities: Three questions every company needs to be able to answer
Steph Morris, Lead Specialist, Market Analysis, Innovate UK;
Nigel Spencer, Research & Business Development Manager, British Library;
Adrian Atkinson, Chairman of Human Factors International;
Andrew Wordsworth , Managing Director, Sustainable Ventures.

Supporting Your Business Growth – What Help Is Available?
Darrin Lewis – GrowthAccelerator;
Richard Teal – MAS. "

Protecting your IP in emerging markets
Bill Russell, Head of Global Cooperation, UK Intellectual Property Office;

dallas as ‘Combinatorial Innovation’ Where are the commercial opportunities in the NHS UK’s 5 year plan?
Simon Bramwell, Programme Manager for dallas i-Focus and Technology Project Manager at ADI;
Andrew Chitty, Managing Director Illumina Digital.

Connecting with relevant expertise and innovation assets within the research base
Chair: Allan Cook, Chairman, Atkins Global;
Wendy Nicholson, Head of Business Development, Edinburgh University;
Roy Sandback, Professor of Innovation and Enterprise, NE LEP;
Joe Marshall, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Strategy, NCUB;
Mathew Ball, Head of Business Relationships at EPSRC.

Day 2 - 06 Nov 2014

Unlocking big data to change how the world does business
Chair: Jonathan Mitchener, Lead Technologist, ICT;
Tom Heath, Head of Research, Open Data Institute;
Tim Seears, CTO & Co-founder of Big Data Partnership;
Dan Wicks, Earth Observation Specialist;
Philip Briscoe, Marketing Director, Rezatec.

A global mission of growth
Chair:Tim Just, Head of Space, Innovate UK;
Sandra Sassow, Chief Executive Officer, SEab Energy;
Peter Lilley,Cofounder and Director, iGeolise;
Toby Burton, Chairman, Alquist ITA TBC;
Guy Pattison, co-founder, The Long Run Venture.

Government as a platform: a look towards the next parliament
Mike Bracken, Executive Director, Cabinet Office, Government Digital Service

How the UK research base can help you be a leader in the global marketplace
Chair: Paul Golby, Chairman, Engineering and Physical Science Research Council;
Wendy Hall, Director, Web Science Institute, University of Southampton;
Mene Pangalos, Innovative Medicines and leads, AstraZeneca;
Jeremy Watson CBE, Professor of Engineering Systems, Vice-Dean: Engineering Sciences, Managing Director: Capital, Science & Policy, Willis Vice-President:Ma IET;
David Hughes, Global Head of Technology Scouting, Syngenta.

Accessing global innovation hotspots
Louis Barson, Deputy Director for Science and Innovation, UKTI;
David Golding, Head of EU & International Strategy, Innovate UK.

What UK Innovation campuses can offer you
Chairs: Tim Bestwick, Executive Director of Business and Innovation, Science and Technology Facilities Council;
Celia Caulcott, Executive Director, Innovation & Skills, BBSRC;
Mike Lawton, Oxford Space Systems;
Will Spooner, Chief Science Officer,Eagle Genomics;
Alison Johnson, Director, Food Forensics;
Heather Dunlop-Jones, IBM,Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technology Officer.