Southampton to host Hampshire Innovation Showcase
Tue 12th April 2016
The University of Southampton Science Park is set to host Nucleus Expo 2016, a one day event promising to showcase the best of Hampshire’s most exciting science and technology-led innovations. Registration for the event, which takes place on Wednesday 21st September, is now open at www.hantsnucleus.co.uk. Attendance is free.
Nucleus which is sponsored by Merck, a leading global science and technology company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products, encourages participation at all levels from university spin-outs to multinationals. A dynamic programme of speakers is currently being finalised and will shortly be announced.
Sponsorship opportunities and exhibition spaces are also available for the region’s most innovative STEM companies. In a unique opportunity, fledging start-ups and inspiring inventors can access free exhibitor space via an easy application process to provide a platform for ground-breaking ideas, regardless of budget. Interested companies should email firstname.lastname@example.org and explain in up to 500 words why their innovative science or technology-based product or service should be showcased.
“Hampshire is fast becoming known as an entrepreneurial, innovation powerhouse and we know that bringing together like-minded spirits from across the industrial and academic spectra helps to fuel further discoveries. We are grateful to Merck, Hampshire County Council and Southampton Science Park for supporting this event,” said Layla Stacey, Founder of Nucleus and Managing Director at React Communications.
Owen Lozman, Senior R&D Manager for Merck, commented: “Nucleus will play a big part in creating vital connections and cementing open innovation networks. We look forward to meeting the Hampshire-based companies breaking the mould with cutting-edge technology at this year's event, as well as showcasing some of the latest technologies coming out of our Advanced Technologies Materials centre here in Chilworth.”
Peter Birkett, CEO of Southampton Science Park, added: “We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting Nucleus in 5 Benham Campus, a brand new facility here at the Science Park. Attendees will be the first to see our new Grade A business premises at the same time as attending stimulating workshops and finding out about the latest innovations.”
To find out more about Nucleus as an attendee, sponsor or exhibitor, please visit www.hantsnucleus.co.uk or call 02380 016199.