Innovate Local: West Yorkshire - Innovate, Advance, Grow

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09.30 - 17.00



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Do you want to grow or improve your business but aren’t sure how to get started or where to turn? Then join us at Innovate Local: West Yorkshire along with fellow business leaders, innovators, and experts. Innovate UK and West Yorkshire Combined Authority (as part of the West Yorkshire Innovation Festival) are partnering to host this event which promises to be a catalyst for business innovation and growth in the region.

On 14 November, at Dean Clough, Halifax we’ll explore the importance of innovation and how it can:

1. Drive Business Growth: Learn how innovation can lead to increased profitability, market share, and customer loyalty.
2. Boost Competitiveness: Discover how staying ahead of industry trends and embracing innovation can give your business a competitive edge.
3. Foster Resilience: In today’s ever-changing business landscape, innovation is a key driver of adaptability and long-term success.

Who Should Attend?

Any business based in West Yorkshire in any sector / industry. Whether you’re a small start-up or an established enterprise, this event is designed to help you understand the power of innovation and its practical applications.

The event is aligned with the Innovate UK West Yorkshire Local Action Plan which leverages the region’s innovation clusters across Healthtech, Manufacturing and Digital &Technology.

Why Attend?

  • Connect with innovation experts and potential collaborators.
  • Discover the opportunities and incentives for ambitious innovators and businesses in West Yorkshire.
  • Network with like-minded professionals from West Yorkshire’s thriving business community.
  • Take your next practical step towards transforming your business through innovation.
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About Innovate Local

The Innovate Local Programme is a suite of regional engagement events that promote Innovate UK and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) objectives. We work with local stakeholders to create an event that addresses regional innovation priorities and workshops to help businesses learn more about the grants and innovation process.
Our objective is to reach out to local businesses and demonstrate the types and levels of support available. In addition, to inspire them to look at innovation in their business through the presentation and panel sessions.
The Programme is now in its 6th year and KTN has been a trusted delivery partner throughout this time, organising and delivering the Innovate Local events.

Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency. We support business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions. We help businesses grow through the development and commercialisation of new products, processes, and services, supported by an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive, and easy to navigate


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