Discover new technologies, opportunities and collaborations at CoInnovate 2018

Posted on: 07/11/2017

CoInnovate 2018 is a flagship event designed to bring the world’s leading innovators together in the spirit of collaboration.


CoInnovate 2018, taking place on 24th January in Cardiff, is a key UK event for driving collaborative innovation, creating a platform for the academic and industrial community to interact with global organisations and build new partnerships.

If you have capabilities in technology, such as smart systems, IoT, visualisation, robotics, software, systems engineering, 3D printing, photonics and materials characterisation to name a few, then join us at CoInnovate to explore opportunities and potentially build your capabilities into collaborative projects.

The one-day event will include presentations, panel discussions, pitches and workshops on emerging technologies, share insights on regional collaboration models and explore challenges from leading organisations that are looking for collaborative solutions. The evening session with CS Connected will provide a unique chance to hear from CS Connected about the vision, impact and next steps about the world’s first cluster on compound semiconductor technologies and applications.

See how your business could benefit by watching the video highlights from CoInnovate 2016.

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This year’s outline sessions

Sessions that are currrently planned include:

Future Tech

Showcasing latest trends, emerging technologies and applications in:

  • From sensors to value
  • Novel materials and methods
  • Autonomous machines
  • Tech Live! (fast paced pitches)

Future Regions

Presentations, challenges and interactive workshops will explore regional activities and the role of open innovation in building technology clusters.

  • Clusters through open innovation
  • Collaboration PitStop (5 challenges looking for ideas and collaborative solutions)

Innovation OpenMic with CS Connected 

A unique session to hear updates on the newly formed cluster on compound semiconductor technologies and applications and work together to explore enablers, barriers and influencers of innovation across the Great West.

Pitch your challenge at CoInnovate 2018

Are you looking to connect and collaborate with others to:

  • Solve technical challenges
  • Improve internal processes
  • Create new markets

CoInnovate 2018 can provide you with a platform where you can discuss ideas with technology providers to accelerate results.

Find out more about the open call for challenges here. Deadline for entries: 17:00, Thursday 30 November

Find out more and register

You can find more information and book your place at CoInnovate 2018 (24 January 2018, Cardiff) here.


If you would like to discuss opportunities for innovation in technology, such as IoT, immersive technologies, robotics, 3D printing, photonics, graphene, compound semiconductors and materials characterisation to name a few, you can also contact a member of the KTN Team.


If you are interested in events that can help your business growth, you might also like to register for one or more of these KTN events taking place in November 2017:

Could 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Be Useful for Your Business? Thu, 9 Nov, Warrington

Immerse UK Speed Networking – in Partnership with Nottingham City Council, Tue 14 Nov, Nottingham

Digital Meet Manufacturing Speed Networking Event, Thu 16 Nov, Sheffield

Flexible and Printed Electronics, Displays & Photonics Demonstrator Workshop: Graphene and 2D Materials Applications, Tue, 21 Nov, Cambridge

Could 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Be Useful for Your Business? Wed, 22 Nov, Middlesborough

Embedded AI Part 1- Smart Silicon, Thu, 23 Nov, London

Advanced Materials Opportunities in Energy – An International Perspective, Fri, 24 Nov, London

Immerse UK Speed Networking Рin Partnership with OgilvyOne UK, Tue, 28 Nov, London

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