Smart Innovation Hub Networking Group Meetings

SIH Funder logos exc DCF 400px The Keele University Science & Innovation Park Smart Innovation Hub (project reference: 32R17P01691) / Innovation Centre 6, located within the Denise Coates Foundation Building, has been part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the England 2014 to 2020 The Midlands Engine and Staffordshire County Council with support from the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

We are hosting a number of innovation-led networking events on campus, providing thought-provoking discussion on set themes and topics with the opportunity to network and learn more about the Smart Innovation Hub and it's fully-funded business support programmes.


Arrival, registration and breakfast networking

8.00 am 

Welcome and Introduction 

8.30 am

Virtual and Augmented Reality Reality Research at Keele  

8.35 am 

How does your business Innovate? 

8.45 am 

Spotlight Speaker 

Thomas Pardoe, Digital Developer, Keele Univerisity 

9.15 am

Business Gateway Business Support 

9.45 am


10.10 am


10.30 am


Further morning networking events will be planned for August 2019, October 2019, January 2020, March 2020 and May 2020 and are due to take place in the new Smart Innovation Hub once opened in September. Dates and themes to be confirmed.

For more information or if you are interested to attend please contact Steve Hargreaves, Business Engagement Manager –

Event date
Event Time
Old Library, Keele Hall, Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG
Keele University
Contact email
Contact telephone
01782 733490