June 20-22, 2018

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  • About the conference

    A unique opportunity to share, learn and network

    From June 20th to 22nd 2018, UIIN will bring you a whole new set of knowledge and experiences when it comes to university-industry interaction. In June, more than 500 university leaders, practitioners, CEOs, policymakers and academics will visit Europe’s hub for some of the world's leading knowledge institutions, some of the largest financial institutions, and home to some of the fastest growing start-ups in the world. This breeding ground for innovation and entrepreneurship provides the perfect environment for the next UIIN conference. Right in the heart of London we will bring you with insights into managing your strategic partnerships, and the 'how-to' when it comes to developing more engaged & entrepreneurial universities and driving innovation in your region.

    We look forward to welcoming you to London.

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    2018 line up

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    Fred Bakker

    Financial analyst, journalist, and author of the book The Smartest Places on Earth

    Dr. Cleia Caulcott

    Vice-Provost of Enterprise and London at University College London

    Valeria D'Amico

    Head of Joint Open Labs at Telecom Italia

    Dr. Lars Frolund

    Development Manager at Aarhus University, Visiting Researcher at MIT

    Prof. Mariana Mazzucato

    Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London

    Prof. Tim Minshall

    Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at University of Cambridge

    Dr. Malcolm Skingle

    Director of Academic Liaison at GSK

    Prof. Poh Kam Wong

    Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Professor at the National University of Singapore

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    Learn from 100+ speakers on the latest concepts, research results on university-industry Interaction and hear from business leaders and their experience in cooperating with universities.

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    The conference brings together people with various backgrounds