Eco-Innovation Expo and Pitching Event
Thursday 23 June 2011, 1000-1400
Reebok Stadium, Bolton
This event will showcase some of the businesses and products that have been supported through the North West Eco-Innovation programme and highlight and promote some of the diverse range of eco-innovative products and services that have been developed in the North West of England.
The event will include an exhibition of eco-innovative products and services, plus networking and an opportunity for a range of SMEs to deliver a 90-second business pitch to an audience of small and large companies, investment businesses, public sector organisations and research and university organisations.
To develop the event, the North West Eco-Innovation Programme has teamed up with North West Innovation Network who have been successfully running business pitch events for the past 3 years.
Who should attend?
o Businesses that have received support through the North West Eco-Innovation programme.
o North West SMEs that have developed eco-innovative products and services and would like the
opportunity to network with like-minded businesses and other organisations that may be interested in
o North West SMEs who would like to find out more about Eco-Innovation and what other businesses have
o Potential investors and purchasers who would like to find out more about the range of eco-innovative
solutions that have been developed by North Wets businesses.
o Other organisations who would like to see and hear about technologies and innovations available from
eco-innovative SMEs in the North West.
10:00 Exhibition opens
Registration and refreshments available from 10am until 11am.
o Welcome and Introductions - Mark Bacon, Lancaster University
o Keynote Speaker (TBC)
o Business Pitches (90 seconds each)
o Wrap up
12:30 Exhibition, Networking and Lunch
14:00 Exhibition closes
*The agenda is subject to change