the conference

The conference is envisaged as a dual-purpose event: informing attendees about the sheer scale and investment taking place at Universities and higher education across the North and the ways in which attendees might engage with said institutions in terms of commercial engagement.

The Academic Chairman of the Conference is Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE, Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Lancaster and one of the UK’s leading specialists in management psychology; supported by Professor Phil Harris of The University of Chester and Nik Miller a former Executive at The University of York now part of The Bridge Group.  



10 FEB 2017
Entry Deadline
10 MAR 2017
University Entrepreneurs Challenge Deadline
2 MAR 2017
Judging Session
6 MAR 2017
Shortlists Announced
27 APR 2017
Conference & Award Ceremony