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The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018

Interface - The knowledge connection for business

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 11:45 AM to 6:00 PM (GMT)

The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018

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Join us on Thursday 22nd February 2018 for The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards ceremony and showcase event.

The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards promote and celebrate knowledge exchange in Scotland encouraging more businesses to consider Scotland’s universities and research institutions as a collaborative partner to stimulate innovation and further positioning Scotland as a CAN DO nation.

Through the keynote speakers, innovation sessions, exhibitors and the award ceremony we hope that the day’s celebration will reflect on the breadth and range of collaborations among organisations from all sectors and of all sizes with our leading Scottish academics and research teams.

Speakers

  • Steve Stewart - Co-Founder and Managing Director, Stewart Brewing
  • Professor Eleanor Shaw - Vice Dean, Strathclyde Business School and Head, Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Strathclyde
  • Paul Wheelhouse MSP - Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy
  • Paula Ritchie - Regional Head of Business Development, Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Dr Siobhan Jordan - Director, Interface
  • Mike Cantlay OBE - Scottish Funding Council Chair 

Innovation Session speakers:

You will have the opportunity to register for up to two innovation sessions:

 

 Programme 

11.45

Registration & networking Lunch

 

13.00

Host welcome

Paula Ritchie, Regional Head of Business Development, Royal Bank of Scotland

13.05

Welcome

Dr Siobhán Jordan, Director, Interface

13.15

Keynote Speaker

Steve Stewart, Stewart Brewing

13.45

Innovation Sessions Introduction

Dr Siobhán Jordan, Director, Interface

13.55

Innovation Sessions 1

G-Hold, R&B Distillers, Resource Efficiency Industry Advisory Group, VisitScotland, Yo! Marketing

14.25

Innovation Sessions change over

 

14.35

Innovation Sessions 2

G-Hold, R&B Distillers, Resource Efficiency Industry Advisory Group, VisitScotland, Yo! Marketing

15.05

Break and networking

Meet the shortlisted candidates

15.35

Welcome back

Dr Siobhán Jordan, Director, Interface

15.40

Ministerial address

Mr Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy

15.50

Keynote Speaker

Professor Eleanor Shaw, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Head of the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship

16.20

Awards Ceremony

 

17.00

Closing remarks

Mike Cantlay OBE, Chair of the Scottish Funding Council

17.10

Awards celebration

 

18.00

Event close

 

 

Event Partners and Sponsors:

Thank you to our sponsors Royal Bank of Scotland, Marks & Clerk and BQ.

 The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards are working closely with our media partners BQ to cover various aspects of the awards in the lead up to event day. Click here to receive their email updates for Scotland free of charge.

 

Have questions about The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018? Contact Interface - The knowledge connection for business

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When & Where

The Royal Bank of Scotland Conference Centre
175 Glasgow Road, Gogarburn
EH12 9BH Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 11:45 AM to 6:00 PM (GMT)


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Interface - The knowledge connection for business

Interface connects organisations of all sizes, from all sectors, to the right academic expertise for increased R&D activity leading to the creation and development of new products, services and processes.

 

Their free and impartial service has helped hundreds of organisations to become more competitive enabling them to increase their profits, maximise their export potential and ultimately become more sustainable.

 

Interface can help organisations access a range of funding options to offset the cost of their project and with team members on the ground, from the Borders to the Highlands & Islands, they can help businesses wherever they are, whatever their need – for more information visit www.interface-online.org.uk.

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