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London's universities say ‘OpenSME’ to new support for capital's small businesses

A group of London's universities are launching a new collaboration – OpenSME – that seeks to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access the expertise and knowledge they offer.

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Celebrating collaboration between UCL and industry

Publication date: Aug 29, 2013 2:28:27 PM

Start: Oct 7, 2013 5:00:00 PM
End: Oct 7, 2013 8:00:00 PM

Location: Torrington Place, London Borough of Camden, England, WC1E 6BT GB

Please join us to celebrate the efforts and accomplishments co-funded by the EPSRC’s Collaborative Training Account.

The CTA ended on 30 June 2013 and we are taking this opportunity to highlight the many successes that this grant has made possible by stimulating the collaboration between industry and UCL.

Presentations will be followed by a reception, which will provide an opportunity to meet the speakers, as well as many other innovators, and to find out more about their work.

17:00-17:30 Registration and drinks

17:30-18:45 Presentations:

  • Introduction - Professor Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise)
  • Small fibres, big potential - Professor Mohan Edirisinghe, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • An energy revolution: EIL helping to bring hydrogen-based energy to market - Dr Dan Brett, Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Water, water everywhere, nor any a drop to drink? - Dr Willy Burgess, Department of Earth Sciences
  • CHIRP Demonstration - Patrick Bergel, CEO Chirp.io
  • Closing remarks - Tim Barnes, Director UCL Advances & Enterprise Operations

18:45-20:00 Interactive displays, networking and drinks reception

20:00 End

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