Incubators’ management, decision making and action planning, risk management, data management, project management, open innovation, crowd funding, business modeling and business planning, innovation assessment, technology transfer, commercialization, soft landing management, virtual incubation, web 2.0 tools… will be at the heart of this two days forum.
The Tools Exchange Forum will include an exhibition area where tools designers will have the opportunity to market their tools, give demonstrations and discuss collaboration with potential users. The open, informal atmosphere will facilitate networking and exchange of good practice amongst participants. The Forum will showcase up to 22 tools, developed by innovation professionals and incubation practitioners. The tools will support all of those involved in delivering support services to innovative entrepreneurs and SMEs to enhance their offer to entrepreneurs, innovators and businesses with high growth potential.
The Forum will take place in the dynamic regeneration area of East London, the UK’s Innovation Hub. The Museum of the Docklands will host Pitching sessions, bilateral meetings, informal chats, real time demonstrations, thematic workshops, short and dynamic plenary session, and an open exhibition area will animate the event creating synergies, generating collaborations, suggesting new collaborations and ideas, proposing innovative tools and methodologies.
18-19 october 2012
Museum of London Docklands
West India Quay
London E14 4AL