15 March 2022. Leeds University Business School Innovate Space Festival at NEXUS, Leeds.

Innovate Space Festival by Space Hub Yorkshire

Space Hub Yorkshire hosted a two-day hybrid Innovate Space Festival on Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 March 2022 at the University of Leeds.

This business focussed event targeted early-stage entrepreneurs and innovators in the space sector, or those who wish to move into the space sector, multiple networking opportunities also took place from companies big and small. Hosted talks, workshops and networking opportunities encouraged and supported early-stage innovation in the Space sector. The aim was for businesses to network over Space and to ‘Spin In, Spark New, Scale Up’.

Yorkshire and the Humber can expect Space-enabled technology and services to underpin £50 billion of regional GDP growth by 2030.

143 regional Space associated Yorkshire and Humber businesses have grown headcounts by 15% in the last 3 years.

Free 30 min consultations were offered by Appleyard Lees to attendees of the event, to talk through any potential Intellectual Property filings or advise on the patent and design process.

This was a FREE Space Hub Yorkshire event, delivered in collaboration with Leeds University Business School and funded by Leeds City Council’s Innovation@Leeds programme.

Please find event report below