Innovate 2017

Date: Wednesday 08 November 2017 - Thursday 09 November 2017

Location: National Exhibition Center, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham

Innovate UK’s flagship event returns from 8 to 9 November 2017, taking place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham. By attending, you will have the chance to meet some of the best and brightest innovators from the UK and internationally, network with investors, share ideas and get inspired.


This year’s conference will focus on how UK innovation can tackle some of the biggest global challenges. You will hear about what these challenges mean for individuals, businesses and government, as well as the opportunities for entrepreneurs who can come up with solutions to these problems.


On top of this, delegates can expect: practical seminars on topics such as protecting your intellectual property, pitching and winning business and how to get funding a dedicated support zone to help you innovate, expand and collaborate in the UK and overseas. This includes an informal drop-in facility for advice one-to-one brokerage sessions with business experts, which can be booked in advance an international zone, where you can find out more about moving into international markets almost 100 exhibitors showcasing their game-changing innovation.


For the first time there will also be ‘tomorrow’s innovators’, a programme to inspire young people to become entrepreneurs and get them thinking about the future of innovation, today.


The Virtual Engineering Centre will be on stand C1102 and will be showcasing the very latest in VR technology and demonstrating how this can be adopted to a range if industries, bringing a wide range of benefits to your digital strategy!