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This webinar looks at how universities and business can collaborate to help to create a sense of place in support of regional development programmes such as the Oxford-Cambridge Arc.
The Arc is home to globally renowned universities, sitting at the heart of a business, science and technology ecosystem. Looking at innovation, research, skills, and inward investment, how can universities and business work together to contribute to a sense of place, and ensure greater prosperity for their regions?
Themes will include:
The role and reach of universities
Collaboration between business and universities
How the Public Sector can work with Universities to support their communities
Opportunities for the Green Economy
Our speakers and panellists include:
Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University and Chair, Arc Universities Group
Joanne Lancaster, Managing Director, Huntingdonshire District Council
Professor Simon Pollard OBE, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Cranfield University and Chair, AUG Environment Partnership Board
Professor Lynette Ryals OBE, Pro Vice Chancellor, Cranfield University and Chief Executive, MK:U
Dr Tim Moonen, Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Business of Cities
Dr Andy Williams, Vice President, Cambridge Programme & Strategy, AstraZeneca