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Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub: Low Carbon Innovation Workshop

Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub confirm speaker line up for low carbon innovation workshop in Bristol.

The Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub (STBAH) which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund offers support to start-up and existing sustainable technology and low carbon businesses.  In partnership with Low Carbon South West they have put together a series of free low carbon innovation workshops to provide initial entry points into the STBAH programme for relevant companies.

There will be a number of sector specific events taking place in Bristol and Bath over the coming months.

The first event will be on Low Carbon Innovation in the Built Environment and will look at Themes, Trends and How to Get Funded.  It takes place on Thursday 14th June, at The Oak Space, Bristol.  The speaker line up has been confirmed and it promises to be a very interesting and engaging event.

Outlined is the agenda for the day:

8.30:    Registration and breakfast buffet

9.00:    Introduction to the Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub

9.15:    Are Buildings Evil?: Prof. David Coley, Dept of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath

9.40:    Key Challenges, Emerging Trends and Evolving Technologies: David Mason, Senior Sustainability Manager, Skanska UK.

10.05   Sustainability Mega-trends, Industry Responses and Advanced Examples: Sophia Cox, UK Green Building Business Council

10.30:  Tea & Coffee break

10.50:  Innovate UK: Sustainability and Funding Opportunities: Josie Gough, South West Regional Manager, Innovate UK

11.15:  Business-University Collaboration: Unlocking access to innovation and resources: Laura Zuluaga Cardona, Industrial Partnerships Manager, University of Bath

11.40:  Securing Funding for Innovation: Panel Discussion including:

Josie Gough, South West Regional Manager, Innovate UK

Rachel Humphries, Senior Associate, Leyton

Laura Zuluaga Cardona, Industrial Partnerships Manager, University of Bath

Richard Turner, CEO, Catalyst Venture Partnerships

12.30:  Networking lunch buffet

13.30:  Closing statements and next steps

13.35:  Networking

14.00:  Close

Register now for this free workshop via the Eventbrite page here.


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