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Connections Cafe: Support and Networking Event - University of Leeds, Nexus

DATE : 12 September 2019
LOCATION : University of Leeds - Nexus Discovery Way Leeds LS2 3AA
START TIME : 9:30 am END TIME : 12:30 pm

Connections Cafes are designed to bring together start-ups and SME with investors, academic partners, industry experts, authorities and leading businesses.

Focusing on opportunities in the Transport and Connected Places sectors, we offer support and guidance to growing businesses to help them bridge the gap between new innovations and commercial success. As well as the opportunity for transport professionals to network with SMEs.


Presenters include:

Robin Gissing – Innovation Technologist / Futurist at London Heathrow Airport

James Tichler – Science and Innovation Strategy Lead at Department for Transport

Dr Erik Thomasson – Research and Innovation Development Manager at University of Leeds

Izhar Ul-Haq – Business Development Manager at STFC Innovations


We will also be joined by a number of SMEs for innovation showcase pitches.



Level Five Supplies

Edge Analytics

Funding available for Aviation Security Solutions

This event will be followed by the Future Aviation Security Solutions Industrial PhD Partnership Brokerage Event which you are welcome to attend. You can find out more about this event and register here