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NEPIC Talent & Technology Showcase Event 2019

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February 14, 2019

The Curve | Southfield Road
Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX United Kingdom

9:30 am - 4:00 pm


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NEW DATE ANNOUNCED! Registration now open.

Showcasing Talent & Technology; Facilitating Industry & Academia Collaboration.

This event will bring industry together with six Universities to showcase process sector innovation and expertise and facilitate academic-industrial collaboration. Participating universities include Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria University, Queen’s Belfast, Teesside and Bradford.

Over 90, five-minute pitches showcasing outstanding talent, specialist science and collaboration potential will be delivered by PhD Students and academics from universities covering six themes for guests to choose from including:

  • Chemistry 
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Process Engineering
  • IT for Manufacturing
  • Energy

These sessions will not only enable your business to find new technology to license and highlight technical expertise and specialist facilities but also demonstrate specific offerings available to industry and collaborative opportunities.

Outline Agenda

09.30 – 10.00 Registration & Networking
10.15 – 10.45 Welcome by NEPIC & Keynote speaker
11.00 – 12.00 Pitching Session One
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch & Networking
13.00 – 14.00 Pitching Session Two
14.00 – 14.30 Networking
14.30 – 15.00 Facilities tour
16.00 Close

What is on Offer?

  • Event elements
    This event will include pre-selected pitches, industry-university introductions, poster displays and facility tours and networking.
  • Presenters
    More information on each of the presenters will be available on the NEPIC website coming soon.
  • Pre-selected pitches
    The first pre-selected pitching sessions start at 11.00, followed by a networking lunch before moving on to a second pitching session at 13.00. Delegates will be asked to select one theme from the morning session and another from the afternoon session. Each session will comprise of up to 12 pitches lasting 5-minutes and run without interval. Unfortunately, there will not be an opportunity to change room during your chosen session.
  • Breakfast & Lunch Provided
  • Car parking
    By train: The Curve is within walking distance (approx. 10 minutes) from Middlesbrough Railway Station (see map).
    By car: There is no parking at Teesside University. A public car park is located at The Cleveland Centre or on street parking is available in the surrounding area (see Teesside University website). 

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