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Birmingham Conference April 2019

Science and innovation 2019: The Design And Operation of Research Laboratories,
Incubators And Science Park Facilities

The University of Birmingham, April 2-3 2019

Jointly organised by S-Lab and the UK Science Park Association (UKSPA). Booking opens July 2018.

60+ presentations, 50+ exhibition stands, and an anticipated 350-400 delegates, with a significant representation from other European countries.

Gala Awards Dinner to celebrate the achievements of UKSPA and S-Lab Award Winners, inspire thinking, and enhance networking. 

Low cost tickets for university, research institutes and other lab users.

Content including:

Design of new and refurbished facilities to foster cross-disciplinary and academia/industry communication, collaboration and innovation in university, science park and commercial/public sector research environments.

Efficient and effective operation of laboratories and related innovation/research spaces to support creativity, productivity, resource efficiency, skills and workflows.

Adaptable laboratories - design, furniture, controls and more.

Good practice in setting up and managing incubator and science park facilities.

International experience and trends - good practice in Europe and North America.

Specialised incubation, innovation and research needs (e.g. translational work). 

University/science park ecosystems - what potential business partners need to know about their   financing, governance, management, and operation. 

UK innovation and research futures - Brexit impacts and UK/EU policies, science and technology trends and investment opportunities, location and skills implications, economic and social impacts.

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