• Date: 26 May 2016
  • Time: 9:00 – 3:30
  • Venue: Registration in Portland Building Atrium

The theme for this biennial conference is ‘Alternative Funding – exploring our future landscape’. It will bring together speakers from across the University as well as external representatives to explore and discuss how we can expand on our current research and innovation activities.

The conference will feature talks from:

Barry Cleasby, Innovation Strategy Manager at Southern Water, who will be speaking on how the corporate sector commissions research and innovation.

Toby King, CEO at Bowman Power, who will give a keynote about his journey from academic innovation to commercial success.

Sarah Duckering, Director of Research and Innovation Services, will talk about the future of research and innovation at the University of Portsmouth.

Professor Zhang from Bournemouth University will complete the morning by speaking about her success in growing postgraduate research numbers.

The conference will take a reflective approach, highlighting some of our recent European successes, industry collaborations and researcher journeys to commercialisation. Support for researchers within the University will be promoted through sessions from the Researchers’ Network and Research and Innovation Services.

For more details and booking please go to the conference website.