Innovate UK at London Tech Week 2024

Join Innovate UK at London Tech Week 2024 where innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and tech leaders come together for a celebration of everything tech.

Event Details


09.00 - 17.00



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About the event

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, caters to the evolving needs of businesses at each stage of their innovation pathway, from concept, through commercialisation, scaleup and growth.

Therefore, we are excited to announce our partnership with London Tech Week, a leading event that connects the global tech community with enterprise tech leaders driving the solutions of tomorrow. This is your chance to explore funding opportunities, business support, and talent & skills development. Meet our experts and discover how Innovate UK can support you. Join us and take the next step in your innovation journey.


  • 09:00 – 17:30 | Innovate UK Stand

    Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is the UK’s innovation agency. It works to create a better future by inspiring, involving and investing in businesses developing life-changing innovations. Its mission is to help companies to grow through their development and commercialisation of new products, processes and services, supported by an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive and easy to navigate.

    Located in the Start-Up area, come to connect and discuss with our dedicated experts about how Innovate UK can support you in your innovation journey.

  • 13:00 – 14:15 | Innovate UK Stand 361

    Meet our Partner: Richard Herridge, Chief Operating Officer at the Scale Up Institute & David Shoesmith, Head of Projects and Programmes at the Scale Up Institute.

    14:00 – 16:00 | Innovate UK Stand 361

    Meet our Innovators: Lili Eva Bartha, Founder and CEO at GENERA LABS

  • 12:35 – 13:10 | Centre Stage

    Panel Discussion: Caution and Curiosity in Creative Tech

    Join this panel to hear perspectives from key creative industry figures on the interplay of technological advancement and artistic integrity. Our speakers weigh up the benefits that technology can offer creatives, including further innovation, efficiency and profitability, against the challenges it poses, including issues with deepfakes, IP, and ownership.


    • Charlotte Krol, Future of Culture Reporter – Digital Frontier
    • Asha Easton, Immerse UK Lead – Innovate UK Immerse UK
    • Joe Lyske, Inventor and Co-Founder – DAACI


    13:00 – 15:00 | Innovate UK Stand 361

    Meet our Innovators: Hilary Lok, Co-founder at Dot Dot Fire


    14:40 – 15:10 | Corporate Innovation Stage

    Panel Discussion: The Leadership Guide for Effectively Implementing New AI Tools

    To keep up with innovation, CTOs need to expand their skillsets beyond just technical expertise to tackle the upcoming, and ongoing challenge of implementing AI across the organisation. Understanding the underlying principles of new technologies and AI technology is essential when deciding when and where to effectively use AI to replace and enhance manual processes.

    CTOs are constantly required to discern hype from applicable, risk-mitigated innovation that can potentially boost business efficiency and success.

    The guest speakers including Claire Morris, Innovation Lead for Bridge AI at Innovate UK, will share insights that help business and technical leaders build a nuanced understanding of AI, equipping decision-makers with the knowledge to embark on a positive transformation that will steer it towards greater efficiency and innovation.


    • Claire Morris, Innovation Lead for BridgeAI at Innovate UK
    • Mike Turner, Global VP of Offerings: Software and platform Engineering Service Line – Cognizant
    • Marni Baker Stein, Chief Content Officer – Coursera
    • Joe Kaul, Group CEO – ONQOR
  • 09:05 – 09:15 | Main Stage

    Opening Keynote: Indro Mukerjee, CEO of Innovate UK


    10: 30 – 12:00 | Innovate UK Stand 361

    Meet our partner: Florence Keelson-Anfu, Senior Manager, (Private Market) at the London Stock Exchange


    11:15 – 11:50 | Founders Stage

    Panel: Unlocking Success: The Pre-Scaling Opportunity


    • Ayuna Nechaeva, Head of Europe, Primary Markets – London Stock Exchange


    • Phill Robinson, CEO and co-founder – Boardwave
    • Priya Guha MBE, Venture Partner & NED – Merian Ventures & UKRI
    • Scott O’Brien, Chief Investment Officer – Innovate UK


    10:30 – 11:30 | Pitching Stage

    Innovate UK Showcase 

    Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, presents a portfolio showcase session, highlighting 7 innovative startups and scale-ups from every corner of the UK.


    11:30 – 12:30 | Innovate UK Stand 361

    Innovate UK Showcase –  Business Q&A


    13:30 – 15:30 | Innovate UK Stand 361

    Meet our Innovators: Kailash Manohara Selvan, Founder and CEO at SpatialCortex Technology Ltd

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