21 August 2019Highlands & Islands
Venue: Moray College UHI, Moray Street, Elgin, IV30 1JJ
Time: 09:15 to 14:30
Research and Innovation for Growth
Moray College UHI in collaboration with Interface are hosting an event to showcase innovation and research and to encourage the development of new partnerships between business and academia.
Presentations will include speakers from Interface, Knowledge Transfer Network, Innovate UK and the Knowledge Exchange team at the University of the Highlands and Islands, who will explain how collaborating with Scotland's newest university can encourage, initiate and drive innovation in business.
Knowledge transfer partnerships can often lead to new products, services and processes. Businesses who collaborate with Scotland’s universities and research institutions record; reduced operating costs, increased productivity, profits, export, turnover and new or safeguarded employment.
Carol-Ann Adams, Interface, Introducing Businesses to Scottish Universities and Colleges,
Dr Joe Irvine and Anna Paaso, UHI Knowledge Exchange
Jen Kelshaw, Elgin Museum, Artefacts and Innovation Exploration
Richard Lamb and Dr Ian Heywood, Innovate and Knowledge Transfer Network
Local Researchers and Water Quality Innovation Group
Professor Stuart Gibb, Director of the UHI Environmental Research Institute and UHI Vice-Principal Internal-External Engagement
Darlene Russell, UHI Knowledge Exchange Offer
Sarah Frame O'Hare, Strategy Cards
13:45: Panel Discussion and Q&A
Chaired by Dr Joe Irvine, Head of UHI Knowledge Exchange
Michael Rayner, UHI Dean of Research
14:30: Close/Teas and Coffees
This event is free to attend and is open to local businesses, Moray College UHI staff, students and staff across the wider UHI Academic Partnership.
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