16.10.2018

Clean Growth Innovation Summit: Technologies of the Future

DATE: 16th October
LOCATION: County Hall, London

Register via Eventbrite here.

The Clean Growth Innovation Summit takes place on 16 October and forms part of the BEIS-led Green Great Britain Week, taking place during the week commencing 15 October. The week will include high profile policy announcements, events and media activity across the UK designed to highlight the scale of the opportunities to reduce emissions, grow a low-carbon economy and improve quality of life as part of the Industrial Strategy.


WORLD CLASS AGENDA
The Summit will be dedicated to innovation and themed: Technologies of the future. This event co-organised by BEIS, UK Research and Innovation, Knowledge Transfer Network, Climate KIC and National Physical Laboratory will bring together over 300 delegates from government, small and medium sized businesses, civil society, investors and media to discuss the future of innovation and the UK’s economy. The event also comprises a showcase of the best of UK clean-tech innovations, alongside presentations from thought-leaders, one-on-one innovation support surgery (see below for more details) and opportunities for networking.
Topics on the day include: How can we develop UK industries that are fit for the future? Where should we drive progress in technologies where the UK can become a world-leader in their research and commercialisation?


PROGRAMME
08:45
Event opens and registration
09:00 – 09:30
Stage 1: Keynote opening address
Innovation Surgery: bookable one-to-one advice session
09:30 – 10:15
Stage 1: Is the UK on track for a zero-carbon society and what kind of innovation will get us there?
Innovation Surgery: bookable one-to-one advice session
10:15 – 11:00
Networking break
Exhibition opens
11:00 – 11:45
Stage 1: Shaping the future of energy
Stage 2: Feeding the world: how will a planet of 10bn feed itself?
Innovation Surgery: Talk and Q&A on the process of testing and verifying new products
11:45 – 12:30
Stage 1: Buildings as power stations: meeting the clean growth mission
Stage 2: The road to innovation
Innovation Surgery: bookable one-to-one advice session
12:30 – 14:00
Networking lunch
Exhibition: open
14:00 – 14:45
Stage 1: Battery technology leaders by 2040
Stage 2: Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy briefing
Innovation Surgery: bookable one-to-one advice sessions
14:45 – 15:15
Stage 1: ISCF briefing: Prospering from the energy revolution
Stage 2: ISCF briefing: Transforming construction
Stage 3: ISCF briefing: Transforming food production
Innovation Surgery: Talk and Q&A on Intellectual Property
15:15 – 15:45
Networking break
Exhibition: open
15:45 – 16:45
Stage 1: Climate KIC venture competition
Innovation Surgery: bookable one-to-one advice session
16:45 – 17:00
Stage 1: Closing keynote address


One-on-one Innovation Support Surgery
The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will be running a number of surgery sessions throughout the day, where small and medium sized businesses are invited to receive free, one-to-one advice on how to overcome issues with their innovative products and services. NPL will also be hosting talks and Q&A sessions on the process of testing and verifying new products and intellectual property.


UNIQUE VENUE
The event will be held inLondon’s iconic County Hall, situated on the Southbank of the Thames with views over the Houses of Parliament. The venue is easily accessible from both Waterloo and Westminster stations. Find out more about Green GB Week here.


This event is being run by the following organisations:
  • UKRI (UK Research and Innovation, Innovate UK)
  • BEIS (Department of Business, Energy, Innovation and Skills)
  • NPL (National Physical Laboratory)
  • Climate KIC (public-private climate change partnership and main EU initiative)
  • KTN (Knowledge Transfer Network)The Clean Growth Innovation Summit takes place on 16 October and forms part of the BEIS-led Green Great Britain Week, taking place during the week commencing 15 October. The week will include high profile policy announcements, events and media activity across the UK designed to highlight the scale of the opportunities to reduce emissions, grow a low-carbon economy and improve quality of life as part of the Industrial Strategy.