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· Networking
Breakfast Networking
Grab a coffee and spend some time getting to know other attendees in our virtual networking area
2021-06-24T09:00:00Z 2021-06-24T09:30:00Z Europe/London Breakfast+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Time
Grab your morning cuppa and explore our exhibition area to see the projects and businesses we've supported
2021-06-24T09:00:00Z 2021-06-24T09:30:00Z Europe/London Expo+Time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
'The EIRA Landscape' – a regional overview of the programme and its achievements
Prof. Christine Raines from the University of Essex will introduce the EIRA Showcase and kickstart the event with her presentation on 'The EIRA Landscape'
Prof. Christine Raines
2021-06-24T09:30:00Z 2021-06-24T09:40:00Z Europe/London %27The+EIRA+Landscape%27+%E2%80%93+a+regional+overview+of+the+programme+and+its+achievements https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
‘Enabling Knowledge Exchange’ - how EIRA has supported exemplary KE and research collaborations
Prof. Fiona Lettice from UEA will be next up in our main stage with her presentation on 'Enabling Knowledge Exchange'
Prof. Fiona Lettice
2021-06-24T09:40:00Z 2021-06-24T09:50:00Z Europe/London %E2%80%98Enabling+Knowledge+Exchange%E2%80%99+-+how+EIRA+has+supported+exemplary+KE+and+research+collaborations https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
‘Enabling the Next Generation' – how EIRA has supported student, graduate and early career researcher talent
Prof. Shane Weller from the University of Kent will end our morning keynote address with his presentation ‘Enabling the Next Generation'
Prof. Shane Weller
2021-06-24T09:50:00Z 2021-06-24T10:00:00Z Europe/London %E2%80%98Enabling+the+Next+Generation%27+%E2%80%93+how+EIRA+has+supported+student%2C+graduate+and+early+career+researcher+talent https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
New Technologies
Discover what new products and services have been developed as a result of EIRA funding and knowledge exchange projects
Dr. Jordi Asher Prof. Ian McLoughlin Dr Sheng Qi Prof. Tracy Lawson
2021-06-24T10:00:00Z 2021-06-24T10:55:00Z Europe/London New+Technologies https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Time
Wander round our exhibition area and explore the businesses and projects we've supported
2021-06-24T10:55:00Z 2021-06-24T11:00:00Z Europe/London Expo+Time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Enabling R&D
Join us back on the main stage as we hear from some of the businesses and academics we've worked with through our R&D grant scheme
Oli Hilbourne Jon Neal David Attoe Daniel Jolles Prof. Mark Smales Dr. David Beale Paul Bennett
2021-06-24T11:00:00Z 2021-06-24T11:45:00Z Europe/London Enabling+R%26D https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo Time
Take a look round the exhibition area to find organisations and businesses we've supported
2021-06-24T11:45:00Z 2021-06-24T11:50:00Z Europe/London Expo+Time https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Enabling Innovation Vouchers
Hear from some of the organisations and academics who worked on Innovation Voucher projects to find out how and why these smal grants can be so transformative
Robert Rose Jon Pierre John Farley Daniel Spencer
2021-06-24T11:50:00Z 2021-06-24T12:35:00Z Europe/London Enabling+Innovation+Vouchers https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Lunchtime Networking
Have a quick break for lunch and spend some time getting to know other attendees in this dedicated networking session
2021-06-24T12:35:00Z 2021-06-24T13:05:00Z Europe/London Lunchtime+Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Lunchtime Expo
Spend some time exploring our exhibitor booths as you enjoy your lunch break
2021-06-24T12:35:00Z 2021-06-24T13:05:00Z Europe/London Lunchtime+Expo+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Conversations with the KEMs: Digital Creative
Ask your burning knowledge exchange related questions to our Knowledge Exchange Managers (KEMs) working in our Digital Creative theme
2021-06-24T13:05:00Z 2021-06-24T13:35:00Z Europe/London Conversations+with+the+KEMs%3A+Digital+Creative+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Conversations with the KEMs: AI
Ask your burning knowledge exchange related questions to our Knowledge Exchange Managers (KEMs) working in our AI theme
2021-06-24T13:05:00Z 2021-06-24T13:35:00Z Europe/London Conversations+with+the+KEMs%3A+AI https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Conversations with the KEMs: Biotechnology
Ask your burning knowledge exchange related questions to our Knowledge Exchange Managers (KEMs) working in our Biotechnology theme
2021-06-24T13:05:00Z 2021-06-24T13:35:00Z Europe/London Conversations+with+the+KEMs%3A+Biotechnology https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Panel Q&A
Join us for a panel Q&A where we'll be taking questions from the audience on a range of knowledge exchange, research and enterprise topics
Oli Hilbourne Phil Ward Eliot Wood Oliver Bourne Prof. Theresa Gannon Louise Wall Kenny Lang
2021-06-24T13:35:00Z 2021-06-24T14:05:00Z Europe/London Panel+Q%26A https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
End of an EIRA: 'Celebrating Our Success’
Dr. Kirstie Cochrane, EIRA Director, will give the final plenary of the event in her closing presentation
Dr. Kirstie Cochrane
2021-06-24T14:05:00Z 2021-06-24T14:15:00Z Europe/London End+of+an+EIRA%3A+%27Celebrating+Our+Success%E2%80%99 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
After Party Expo
The Expo area will be open until 5pm for you to visit a range of business and organisation booths
2021-06-24T14:15:00Z 2021-06-24T17:00:00Z Europe/London After+Party+Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Feira-showcase Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Robert Rose

Museums Manager, BDMT

Jon Pierre

Chief Business Officer, Mantle Labs

Oli Hilbourne

Founder and Director, Outfield Technologies

Dr. Jordi Asher

Senior Research Officer, University of Essex

Dr Sheng Qi

Reader in Pharmaceutics, University of East Anglia

Prof. Ian McLoughlin

Professor, Singapore Institute of Technology

Louise Wall

Senior Policy Advisor, UKRI

Prof. Theresa Gannon

Professor of Forensic Psychology, University of Kent

Oliver Bourne

Co-founder of WYSPR

Eliot Wood

Co-founder of WYSPR

Phil Ward

Director of the Eastern Arc

Daniel Spencer

Strategic Director at Curveball Media

John Farley

Director, Sutherlands of Portsoy

Dr. Kirstie Cochrane

EIRA Director & Deputy Director of the Research and Enterprise Office, University of Essex

Paul Bennett

Principal Scientist, R&D at Sekisui Diagnostics

Dr. David Beale

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kent

Prof. Mark Smales

Professor of Industrial Biotechnology, University of Kent

Daniel Jolles

EIRA Associate, University of Essex

David Attoe

IoT Development Director, Cloudfm Group

Jon Neal

CEO, Suffolk Mind

Prof. Tracy Lawson

Professor at the School of Life Sciences, University of Essex

Prof. Shane Weller

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research & Innovation, University of Kent

Prof. Fiona Lettice

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation) at the University of East Anglia

Prof. Christine Raines

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Essex

Kenny Lang

EIRA Knowledge Exchange Fellow (Biotechnology)

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EIRA

EIRA is a collaborative project between seven universities and colleges in the East of England. It drives economic growth in the region by providing businesses with access to academic expertise, facilities and funding opportunities. Funded by Research England, EIRA offers support across three themes: digital creative, artificial intelligence and biotechnology.

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EIRA

Connecting businesses with the research power of our university partners

University of Essex: Innovation & Enterprise

Empowering business to innovate through collaboration

University of Kent, Knowledge Exchange and Innovation (KEI)

Your gateway to the University of Kent's expertise, talent and facilities. Promoting Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise through Knowledge Exchange.

University of East Anglia

UEA is a world leading research institution, renowned for student experience.

Writtle University College

Putting Science Into Practice

Harlow College

Harlow College provides training solutions, upskilling, apprenticeships, e-learning and personal and professional development opportunities. Whatever your business needs, Harlow College can provide the solution.

University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a business embracing organisation committed to working with you to help your business grow through innovation, enterprise and knowledge exchange.

Norwich University of the Arts

Get in touch to learn how creativity can unlock your potential.

Energise.me

Digital Personal Energy and wellbeing optimisation through learning, measurement, community and coachingWe help you optimise your enrgy, reduce your stress and increase your productivity. Our sbuscription service allows you to select the right level of support for you, from self-guided through to fully-supported. Our unique Energy Triangle Tool is there to guide you on your way, whatever journey you choose.

PES Technologies

The Future of Soil Health Intelligence

Agri-TechE

Agri-TechE is bringing together farmers and growers with scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs to create a global innovation hub in agri-tech

Creative Quills

Creative Quills is a strategic marketing agency in Colchester, Essex. We support organisations across B2B and tech by delivering bespoke strategic campaigns. Our clients rely on us to refine and target their messaging to maximise results.

Outfield Technologies

Scalable crop monitoring for the fruit industry

Occumi

Helping students to identify, understand, and articulate their transferable skills.

Sekisui Diagnostics (UK) Ltd

For more than 40 years, SEKISUI Diagnostics has been providing high-quality, cost-effective enzymes and biochemicals to diagnostics manufacturers and research labs around the world.