Smart Innovation Hub Networking Groups

We are hosting a number of innovation-led events, providing thought-provoking discussion, the opportunity to network with like-minded businesses and a chance to learn about the fully-funded business support programmes available to businesses in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

SIH Funder logos exc DCF 400px The Keele University Science and Innovation Park Smart innovation Hub (Ref No:32R17P01691) / Innovation Centre 6, located within the Denise Coates Foundation building, has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the England Growth Programme 2014-2020, the Midlands Engine and Staffordshire County Council with support from the Stoke-on-Trent And Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

All events are free to attend and take place at 8.00am-10.30am. Please note that there are only a limited number of spaces available for each event, so advanced registration is required and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Each event will have a specific theme, reflected by the spotlight speaker the general agenda is as follows:

Arrival, registration and breakfast networking 8.00 am 
Welcome and introduction 8.30 am 
How does your business innovate?  8.40 am
Spotlight Speaker  9.10 am 
Overview of Innovation Initiatives and The Smart Innovation Hub 9.40 am
Networking 10.00 am
Close 10.30 am



Further morning networking events are planned for January 2020, March 2020 and May 2020 and are due to take place in the new Smart Innovation Hub.

be part of the networking group

For more information and to register your interest please contact Steve Hargreaves, Business Engagement Manager –