Our Innovation Hub events bring together entrepreneurs, start-up founders and SME leaders to discover and discuss the support available for starting and growing businesses in the region.
The event will explore key barriers to growth including; securing sustainable and flexible funding, attracting staff with the right skills and finding workspaces that can grow with your team and ambition.
Presentations and panels from local leaders, business growth support services and Portsmouth’s diverse and inspiring innovative business community will help attendees understand the many ways to support their growth and thrive in the region.
Our Innovation Hub additionally offers a chance to connect with local leaders and other people growing their business over a networking lunch, an opportunity discuss in depth the support and networks currently available in Portsmouth and to help steer its future development.
14:00 – Welcome and Definition of Challenges
14:15-14:30 – Keynote speech
14:30-15:05 – ‘Innovation Exchange’ – Academic Engagement Panel Discussion
15:05 – 15:40 – SME Engagement Session
15:40-15:55 – Wrap up and Q&A