Date: Wednesday 7th December
Title: Your innovation journey: how to navigate innovation support
Simon Spink – Independent Innovation Consultant
Deepak Pathak – Senior Innovation and Growth Specialist, Innovate UK EDGE
Simon Spink is an independent innovation consultant and entrepreneur. His experience with co-design and open innovation, has led him to develop, together with the Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands, a project to map different innovation journeys with a view to help businesses navigate the innovation ecosystem.
This event will look at the current West Midlands support landscape, what are the steps central to an innovation journey, and how to find support for your journey.
– Overview of changes in support landscape
– Introduction to the Pathfinder Guides project
– Understanding your journey and navigating support
Audience: Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Spin Outs, Manufacturers, Academia, Innovation Managers.
14:00 – Welcome and Introductions
14:10 – Guest Speaker Deepak Pathak – Senior Innovation and Growth Specialist, Innovate UK EDGE
14:20 – Q&A
14:25 – Simon Spink – Independent Innovation Consultant
14:45 – Q&A / Roundtable15:00 – Meeting close
See you there!