Mar 16

NW University Fair Event


Regional universities are a key partner to technology companies bringing support and expertise in areas such as:

  • Student projects & placements
  • Student recruitment
  • Collaborative research & Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • Access to facilities

Therefore this event is specifically designed to help technology companies better understand the breadth of support available to them and how they can best take advantage of this. It will be done through two mechanisms:

  • Short session highlighting 4 company case studies through a combination of interview and expert panel
  • Exhibition enabling you to meet with representatives from 10 regional universities to explore potential areas of support and collaboration, as well as Innovate UK/Knowledge Transfer Network to get information on grant funding opportunities

Who should attend

This event is specifically for technology companies or those companies providing technical or analytical services. However it will meet the needs of all types of technology companies irrespective of their size, sector and needs.


8.30-9.30 – Registration

8.30- 12.00 – Exhibition

There will be exhibition stands from the following organisations:

  • University of Bolton
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Chester
  • University of Cumbria
  • Lancaster University
  • University of Liverpool
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • University of Manchester
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Salford
  • Innovate UK/Knowledge Transfer Network


9.30-9.40 – Welcome and housekeeping

9.40-10.45 – Company interviews with expert panel input on the following areas:

  • Student projects and placements
  • Student recruitment
  • Collaborative research and knowledge transfer partnerships
  • Access to facilities


11.30 –12.10 Tours of Sci-Tech Daresbury facilities will be available, these will include:

  • Campus Technology Hub
  • Innovations Technology Access Centre
  • Techspace One
  • Hartree Centre
  • Virtual Engineering Centre

12.15 – Close

To register for the event please go to