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    NW University Fair 2017, 23 March, 8.30am – 12.00pm, Daresbury

    Start date: 23/03/2017
    Cost: For more Information and to Register see links in the Event Article

    The Innovation Centre & Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-Tech Daresbury Keckwick Lane, Sci-Tech Daresbury, WA4 4FS

    Regional universities are a key partner to technology companies bringing support and expertise in areas such as:

    • Student projects & placements
    • Student recruitment
    • Collaborative research & Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
    • Access to facilities

    Therefore this event is specifically designed to help technology companies better understand the breadth of support available to them and how they can best take advantage of this. It will be done through two mechanisms:

    • Short session highlighting 4 company case studies through a combination of interview and expert panel
    • Exhibition enabling you to meet with representatives from 9 regional universities to explore potential areas of support and collaboration

    Who should attend

    This event is specifically for technology companies or those companies providing technical or analytical services. However it will meet the needs of all types of technology companies irrespective of their size, sector and needs.

    8.30 – Registration
    9.00 – Welcome and housekeeping
    9.10 – Company interviews with expert panel input on the following areas:

    • Student recruitment, projects and placements
    • Training & CPD
    • Collaborative research and knowledge transfer partnerships
    • Access to facilities

    9.55 – 15 minute Q&A session with case study interviewees and expert panel
    10.00 – Exhibition
    There will be exhibition stands from the following organisations:

    • University of Central Lancashire
    • University of Chester
    • University of Cumbria
    • Lancaster University
    • University of Liverpool
    • Liverpool John Moores University
    • University of Manchester
    • Manchester Metropolitan University
    • University of Salford
    • Innovate UK/Knowledge Transfer Network

    11.00 – Tours of Sci-Tech Daresbury facilities will be available, these will include:

    • Campus Technology Hub
    • Innovations Technology Access Centre
    • The Innovation Centre
    • Techspace One

    12.00 – Close

    Registration will take place in the Innovation centre, for directions please go to –

    More information

    European Regional Development Fund Northern Powerhouse
    Partners Department for Business Innovation and Skills Finance Birmingham