Discussions will explore how partnerships between businesses, Oxford’s two universities and other training providers can increase the supply of these skills.
Senior Directors from both universities and training provider Oxford Advanced Skills (OAS) will be in attendance, they will hear from businesses specialising in STEM industries and will gain an insight into what skills needs employers want, to help Oxfordshire lead the Green Economy in the UK.Find out more »
Following a call from the UK government to supply the NHS with ventilators in March 2020, Dick Elsy FREng, Chief Executive of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, assembled a consortium of 33 UK industrial, technology and engineering businesses. The consortium brought together expertise from across the aerospace, automotive, motorsport and medical sectors to deliver over 13,000 ventilators in around three months. Listen to some of the key players revisit their experiences, discuss lessons they have learned, and what they have taken forward for rapid innovation and scaleup in their day jobs.Find out more »
Aspect Festival21 celebrates members of the Aspect Community who over the last three years of Research England Connecting Capability Fund (CCF) funding have worked together to support innovation, entrepreneurship and research commercialisation in the social sciences.Find out more »
The pandemic has reached every corner of the globe, and the problems UK innovators worked to tackle last year have continued to be relevant both at home and abroad. Join us as we speak to individuals working on a range of beathing aids to help meet the needs of people around the world , their journeys over the past year, what they’re focused on now, and the challenges they’ve faced in innovating and scaling at pace in both national and international contexts.Find out more »
TheHill community meets every other month at our social mixers, part of a range of online events.Find out more »
A wide range of organisations have been involved in supporting innovators deliver solutions to problems posed by the pandemic – from making sure that funding was available, products were safe and regulated, and that the right people were connected. These members of the innovation ecosystem were key enablers allowing engineers to deliver solutions - from ventilators and PPE, to field hospitals and social distancing technologies - and will have uniquely useful insights and cross-cutting experiences. Join us to discuss how these organisations think we can take learning for rapid innovation and scaling from this period forward and apply it to other pressing challenges.Find out more »