International Business Festival 2018

LIVERPOOL 12-28 JUNE

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Innovation Hub

UK INNOVATION HUB

Great Britain has always been an inventive place, commanding global commerce and establishing industries all over the world, for hundreds of years. So, it’s understandable that as a nation we’re all about ‘what’s next?’

Delegates to our 2018 festival witnessed the remarkable innovations Great Britain is spearheading at our Innovation Hub, developed in partnership with Her Majesty’s Government

 We’re moving faster than ever before, advancing tech, ripping up the rule book and showing the world how it’s done and our 2018 delegates were amazed at what some of us can do.

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ACCESS FACE-TO-FACE SUPPORT

ACCESS FACE-TO-FACE SUPPORT

You’re in business and you’ve got great ideas. Perhaps you want to know how new tech can help you get it off the ground?

Maybe you want to know how technology or digital advancement can save you tonnes of work, freeing you up to work of the parts of your business that you love? At our UK Innovation Hub you can access the support and advice you need.

At our 2018 event delegates talked to the companies who work to get ideas like your off the ground and formulate a strategy to make the latest innovations part of your business. 

ROADMAP TO A GREATER BRITAIN REVEALED

ROADMAP TO A GREATER BRITAIN REVEALED

Just like any business, nations strategise and plan-ahead to secure wealth and prosperity for their citizens. The Festival's 2018 UK Innovation Hub highlighted how Britain is working hard to combat the challenges our planet is facing, covering AI, Clean Growth, The Future of Mobility and our ageing society. 

MEET GREAT BRITISH GAME-CHANGERS

At the 2018 UK Innovation Hub, delegates were given the opportunity to network with some of the UK’s most innovative business leaders and exporters:

WESTFIELD POD

WESTFIELD POD

WestField Pod

The only autonomous transport system in the world which is commercially proven, and has been in operation at Heathrow Terminal 5 since 2011, transporting over 1 million people more than 4 million kilometres.

WONDRWALL

WONDRWALL

Wondrwall

Delegates discover a pioneering intelligent-living system that makes your home adapt to your needs and desires, automatically controlling heating, lighting security and safety, with voice-control technology to override any of our adjustments at any time.

FORENSIC PATHWAYS

FORENSIC PATHWAYS

Forensic

Delegates learned why the international forensic software company is developing a dark web search engine and a unique dark web crawler.

AGROCEUTICAL PRODUCTS LTD

AGROCEUTICAL PRODUCTS LTD

Daffodils

Based in Wales, Agroceutical Products LTD work to treat Alzheimer’s disease. Delegates met the team at the UK Innovation Hub to discover their innovative  a drug derived from daffodils.

MOTION ROBOTICS

MOTION ROBOTICS

Drone image

This British research and development company is providing new global solutions to very modern problems. They’re working to take advanced robot technology out of the factory and into the home, further developing the tech making robots work better for us all.

PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA

PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA

philharmonia orchestra virtual reality

Delegates stepped inside ‘Britain’s best virtual reality experience’, courtesy of the Philharmonia Orchestra, provided by Marshmallow Laser Feast and the Science Museum.

OTHER 2018 INNOVATIVE EXHIBITORS

AppAttic

Atkins

Azul Optics

BioDivide

BLOCKDOX Limited

Bodds Active Swimwear

Chill Buddy

Clicks n Links

Doppel

EON Reality

Eroll 

Keep On Keep Up

Kendal Nutricare Ltd

Trylife

Oxford Quantum Circuits

Protected Trust Services

River Cycleway Consortium Ltd

RPPtv

Sat Apps Catapult

Senergy Innovations

Sparta Digital

Status Products LTD

Tangerine

TCi (GB) Ltd

Trailogic Solutions

Transport Catapult

Urban Things

Wind Farm Analytics Ltd

GETTING INDUSTRIAL - BUILDING A BRITAIN FIT FOR THE FUTURE 

GETTING INDUSTRIAL - BUILDING A BRITAIN FIT FOR THE FUTURE 

Delegates discovered the UK’s industrial strategy during our event, unlocking business opportunities around the world. The event featured inspiring speakers and ground-breaking companies, each delivering expert insight and answering your questions. 

PARTNERS

Festival Partners

HSBC UKBRITISH AIRWAYSGREATBBC

 

DAY SPONSORS

HSBC UKDWFSeqirus

Sportpesaarupclarke

 

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