Who should attend?
Science park managers, developers and investors,
incubation professionals, and others providing locations and assistance for
• understand how science-based workplaces are changing
and the implications for design and management.
•Hear the latest research results on effective
incubation, including bio facilities.
• Learn the latest trends and models for growing
• Network with colleagues from the many European
countries who will be attending the IASP European Division Meeting.
Professionals supporting academic/business knowledge
exchange and research collaboration to:
• Consider how individuals and knowledge from different
disciplines and sectors can be brought together more effectively to drive
• Discuss how to identify and measure innovation value in
pharmaceutical and other sectors.
• Consider future developments in funding for innovation.
Researchers, technical staff, suppliers and others
involved in the design and operation of translational research facilities to:
• Learn about innovative developments from case studies
and other presentation sessions
Those interested in the impact of Brexit on research and
• Reflect on the experience of the first year after the
referendum, and the actions and policies that have emerged in the specialised
areas addressed by the Conference.
• Learn how the design, management and operation of
innovation space can be improved to deliver even greater value for money in a
more financially challenging post-Brexit environment.
Designers, operations directors, technical support staff,
estates and facilities staff, equipment and service suppliers, and others
concerned with the design, management, and operation of laboratory, incubation
and innovation space to:
• Hear about
current best practice from around the world for science-based research and
innovation space, and how this can maximise creativity and performance, and
• Gain insights into making innovation space more
adaptable and productive through IT infrastructure, flexible furniture and
services, modular lay outs and other means.
• Learn about innovations in the equipment and
consumables used by laboratories, science park tenants and others.
• Better understand how science facilities can become
more sustainable by improving energy efficiency and reducing environmental impact.
• Receive updates on the latest developments re
certification, regulations and standards.
• Learn about new approaches, and materials to support,
jobs and careers within science environments
All of the above communities in order to:
• Hear about the many case studies of new and refurbished
science park, research laboratory, incubator and other innovation-focused
facilities that will be presented.
• Benefit from the serendipitous encounters and learning
that can occur in an event that enablesinteraction between different groups who
seldom come together.
• Meet CPD Requirements from an accredited event.