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Innovation Friday – Powering innovation together (hybrid)

When and Where

  • Date: 29 October 2021
  • Start & End Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Leicester City

Address: Space Park Leicester, 92 Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5SP

Event Details

Hear success stories from companies at different growth stages, in the transformative Space Park Leicester setting, with pure networking

Develop new partnerships and innovative ideas over cake and coffee (in person or online)

You are invited to join the Innovation Hub for ‘Innovation Friday’ networking event, this time hosted at Space Park Leicester, and there’ll also be a networking lunch!

Innovation Friday provides an excellent opportunity to network with the Innovation Hub and Space Park Leicester Teams, enterprising graduates and academics from here at Leicester and other universities too, innovators from local and national companies, recent student/graduate start-ups, regional businesses and innovation support organisations in a friendly and informal environment.

You have the choice to either come in person or join online.



  • Rajinder Bhuhi | Intros and Opening the Session
  • Richard Ambrosi | Welcome to Space Park Leicester
  • Paul Corazzo | The European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre at Space Park Leicester
  • Avinoam Baruch (Previsico), Heiko Balzter, Toby Drakesmith, Asha Mistry | From academia to enterprise to build a business out of a flood prediction model
  • Dave Fox (Geospatial Insight) and Cristina Ruiz Villena, Carmine Maffei | Monitoring methane emissions to support COP26 objectives


Networking lunch at Space Park Leicester (in-person participants only)
Tour of the STAR Accelerator prototyping and Space Park Leicester Concurrent Design Facilities (registered attendees)

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