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CityLabs, Research & Innovation in the Digital Economy
19th October 2017 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The opening event of this £2m ERDF funded initiative to support SMEs in the SEMLEP region will give you all the insight you need about the services and support you can receive by being part of CityLabs. If you are an SME operating in the digital economy and need support in bringing new products to market, CityLabs will support you all the way.
|9.00||Coffee / Networking|
|9.30||Welcome to CityLabs – Alan Fletcher, Open University|
|9.55||SEMLEP: a region of opportunity – Hilary Chipping, SEMLEP|
|10.10||MK City Challenges – Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy and Futures, MK Council|
|10.30||Coffee / Networking and opportunity to register for the CityLabs Prorgramme|
|10.50||Urban Business Lab overview – Jyoti Banerjee, Director, Fronesys|
|11.20||Tech Design and Prototype Evaluation – Enrico Daga, Open University|
|11.50||A new Sigfox IoT network for MK – Neal Force, CEO, WND|
|12.00||Tech Innovation and new network deployments – ZTE|
|12.30||Panel Summary and Questions – Alan Fletcher, Open University|
|12.45||Networking and opportunity to register for the CityLabs Programme|