Birmingham 2019

Birmingham 2019

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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

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. 

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.

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.

Adaptable laboratories - design, furniture, controls and more.


University of Birmingham

Tuesday 2 April and Wednesday 3 April 2019.

Conference - Initial information will be available in October 2018. Contact if you are interested in contributing a paper/presentation to the Conference.


Gala Dinner 

Exhibition Options 

Sponsorship Opportunities