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Advanced Engineering and Product Design Innovation- Innovation Week 2020

When and Where

  • Date: 25 February 2020
  • Start & End Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Leicester City

Address: Leicester Innovation Hub 128 Regent Road, Leicester LE17PA

Event Details

Innovation Week 2020

Showcasing the brand new advanced engineering innovation support, high-tech equipment and facilities from the University of Leicester’s Space Park Leicester to business interested in developing new products or components.

The event will appeal to companies, especially SMEs, already undertaking or about to undertake R&D. a great opportunity to learn about the free/subsidised support available (qualifying SMEs in Leicester and Leicestershire) and how they can use the university’s space engineering expertise.

The STAR Accelerator project’s aim is to engage with businesses across all sectors to provide help, support and expertise in designing and developing products to meet the short timescales demanded in modern production.  It will also assist industry in assessing modern manufacturing technologies and their applicability to those businesses. The project will include approaches for rapid development, iterative design, fabrication and fault finding.


12.30 Registration and refreshments
12.50 Welcome – Prof Mark Sims
12.55 STAR offer to industry
3D Printing /Prototyping
Additive Manufacturing
13.30 How to access the support
13.45 Q&A
14.00 Networking
14.20 Event closes

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