News - 29 October 2014

EVENT: The progression & commercialisation of innovation and research through partnerships:

Innovation NETwork at the Advanced Engineering UK events 11-12 November 2014.

This year the UK’s largest annual advanced engineering exhibition is actively encouraging commercial organisations, R & D institutions and universities, to come to the show with their innovations and find potential routes to industry partnership and commercialisation.

Crossing the ‘Valley of Death’

Promoting new innovations and facilitating development through commercial partnerships is an objective for many attending the Advanced Engineering Show. Hundreds of potential partners will be exhibiting or walking the show floor, interested in meeting companies and research groups with potential game-changing innovations, technologies, processes and ideas to develop and accelerate commercialisation.

750+ exhibiting organisations including:

  • Potential commercial partners
  • National centres of research & innovation
  • Universities
  • Supporting industry, scientific and technical bodies
  • Regional bodies sponsoring enterprise initiatives
  • Sector finance, IP, R&D tax management, patent management, R&D grant funding specialists
  • ‘Innovator’ service providers
  • Industry Associations & Institutes  
  • Full Exhibitor List

PLUS: Global Tier 1, and innovation sponsor, Magna International Inc: ‘. . . looking forward to hearing about your technologies, capabilities and ideas.’ 

 Discovering new innovations, uncovering potential technologies, identifying untapped expertise – that’s what Innovation NETwork is all about. And that’s exactly why Magna International, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, is participating in the Advanced Engineering Show. 

 Located at stand H41, Magna is looking forward to hearing about your technologies, capabilities and ideas. With the most diversified product portfolio, Magna strives to find new innovations and attract inventors to remain at the forefront of a highly competitive and consistently changing automotive industry. 

You may pre-register your interest here to engage with Magna about your innovation, or simply visit Magna on stand H41 (no appointment necessary)

Pre-arrange meetings with additional industry partners

Use the show’s online networking facility (going live soon!) to pre-arrange meetings with potentially hundreds of additional  pre-registered attendees and exhibitors:

 Typical show visitors include senior engineering, procurement, financial, strategic, general management, from some of the world’s leading players including:

 Automotive: Jaguar Land Rover; Nissan; Honda; General Motors; Mercedes, Inrekor, Liberty Electric Cars, Prodrive, Goodrich; Emerald Automotive; Red Bull Racing; Cosworth; Delphi; Lightning Car Co; Lotus Engineering; MAHLE Powertrain; Aston Martin; Ricardo . . and many more…

Aerospace:Bombardier; Agusta Westland; BAE Systems; Northrop Grumman; Triumph Group; Embraer; Meggitt Aircraft Braking; QinetiQ; Rolls Royce; Spirit AeroSystems; GKN Aerospace; GE Aviation, Moog, EADS, Airbus and many more…

Healthcare/Medical:GE Healthcare; Baxter Healthcare; Medicare; Molecular Vision; PerkinElmer; Varian Medical systems UK; Aspen Medical Europe; Olympus KeyMed; LimbTex; Symmetry Medical and many more…

Civil Engineering & Building: ARUP; Portakabin; Sir Robert McAlpine; Tarmac Building Products; FLI Structures; Coram Showers; Country Leisure; Laing O’Rourke; Jacuzzi; Hart Door Systems; Care in Bathing; Clugston group and many more…

Energy/Power Generation/Offshore/Oil & Gas: Alstom Power; Balmoral Offshore Engineering; Gamesa; Circadian Solar; Marine Current Turbine; Vestas Technology; Evance Wind Turbines; Blade Dynamics; CERN; GE Oil and Gas . . . and many more…

Marine: BAE Systems Maritime; Pratt Naval Architecture; Princess Yachts International; Sunseeker International; Fletcher Boats; Cookson Land Yachts; AC Marine Composites, Cummins Turbo Technologies . . . and many more…

Performance Sport and Leisure: Boardman Bikes; Core Climbing; SnapWatch; Paddle Sport Designs; P&M Aviation; Factor Bikes (part of Bf1 systems) . . . and many more…

Sit in on a range of expert presentations from leading SME /Innovation support organisations – covering such key issues as:

  • Innovation In Industry
  • Financing Growth & Innovation in the Advanced Engineering Environment
  • Tax Incentives for Innovation in Engineering
  • UK Manufacturing – the big picture
  • Reasons why manufacturing engineers need product designers and vice versa
  • Regional Innovation & Growth Initiatives
  • Catalysing Future Growth in UK Manufacturing …and more

How does your organisation get involved?

Pre-register yourself and as many colleagues as you wish for FREE entry badges.

Each of you will get free access to all 5 co-locating shows in Hall 5 of the NEC – plus access to the pre-show networking portal –  a facility enabling you to contact attendees and exhibitors to pre-arrange meetings at the show.

Or contact us to discuss in more detail how you can be involved:

Speak to Paul Cave on Tel: 020 8783 3572; Email: paul.cave@uktechevents.comVisit the event website at:

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