Building Partnerships/Driving Innovation
23-06-2015 :: Cardiff, Wales

Organizer: CoInnovate

DSP Valley associated member IQE has a conference coming up on the 23rd/24th June in Cardiff, Wales.

CoInnovate is being organized together with Airbus, GE Healthcare, general Dynamics UK, some inductrial associations and the Welsh Government. The event is designed to create a spark here in the region to support the growth of technology clusters through open innovation. The website is available at

In the first event of its kind, CoInnovate 2015 merges an open innovation conference with engaging workshops. Two days where innovators, academics, investors and businesses from startups to corporates will come together to share best practices, pitch inspiring technologies and explore real business-led challenges presented by successful multinationals, including; AirbusGE Healthcare and General Dynamics UK.

CoInnovate is your chance to discover inspirational technologies, learn how successful ecosystems can positively impact organisations and explore exciting opportunities inDigitalisationHealthcare and Defence & Security.

Day one will challenge the traditional approaches to innovation with inspirational presentations from global leaders in innovation, including Prof Eugene Fitzgerald from MIT and Mike Schavemaker from Philips. Find out how global organisations plan to engage with  SMEs and technology providers, who have an ever increasing role to play in driving innovation. Hear exciting shortlisted technology pitches and continue the stimulating discussions over a networking reception and buffet dinner.

Day two will put into practice the themes and ideas presented on day one through an interactive and engaging workshop. Discover business-led challenges from Airbus, GE Healthcare and General Dynamics UK and explore these with other like-minded innovators, scientists, engineers, business leaders and investors from academia and industry, with a potential opportunity to work closely with world-leading organisations.

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved at CoInnovate and to highlight your technologies and capabilities. See below on exciting activities happening at CoInnovate and get involved!

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