Horizons Roadshow: Halton

16 January, 2024

Times: 8:30 - 10: 30 am

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Horizons Roadshow: Halton

The Innovation Roadshow is part of a series of local events hosted by Horizons to support the city region’s SMEs, providing businesses with the expertise to accelerate their technological innovation and sustainable practices.

Delivered in partnership with the University of Liverpool’s VEC (Virtual Engineering Centre), Liverpool John Moores University and Edge Hill University, Horizons is the first innovation support programme funded by the Liverpool City Region’s £44m UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF).

It will support 100 SMEs and provide 30 grant opportunities, to help business embrace innovative technologies and support long-term success.

SMEs from across Halton are encouraged to attend to learn how Horizons can support them to accelerate their growth journey.

The Innovation Roadshow will bring together experts from Horizons’ partners, and successful business leaders, who will share their firsthand experience of utilising innovation to support their ambitions.



8:30     Breakfast and Registration

9am     Jim Mooney: Welcome

9:05     Rachael Owen – Halton Chamber: Previous stories and importance of such projects

9:15     SME Speakers including Gerry Weston of DT Engineering and Dr Chris Berg of A2O Technology Group

9:45     Jim Mooney: Introduction to Horizons and the opportunities it presents

9:55     Summary and Questions

10:00   Technology Demonstrations and Networking

10:30   Event close