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19 Jul

Medilink East Midlands Innovation Day

The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Innovation at Oxford University, the Deputy Director of the NHS Innovation Accelerator and an award-winning Science Author and former BBC Science Correspondent were among the guest speakers.

17 Jul

Continued jobs growth bodes well for future prosperity

The number of people in work in the East Midlands continues to rise, according to figures released this morning.

17 Jul

Chamber gives evidence at BEIS committee

Improved rail services and fairer infrastructure investment in the East Midlands will drive growth, East Midlands Chamber Director of Policy Chris Hobson told a Business Energy and Industrial Strategy committee at Westminster this morning.

Pitch@Palace open for business

What is Pitch@Palace?

Pitch@Palace offers the chance to get your Tech business idea in front of a global audience of influencers who can catapult it to the next level. Established by The Duke of York, in less than three years Pitch@Palace has helped over 247 businesses grow, with some now enjoying huge global success.

So, think you’ve got a business idea that could change the world? Read on. Every Pitch@Palace is themed so we can focus on different areas of the UK Tech industry. There are two Pitches a year, so make sure you follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and check the website to keep up with the latest news, as well as inspiration and useful links for start-ups. Human Tech will explore the potential impact of technology in our everyday lives – focusing on three areas:

Tech supporting our everyday needs – our Health, our Education, our Environment
Tech making our lives more efficient – Connecting up our homes via the Internet Of Things, Improving our Communications, Wearable Tech, and Robotics
Tech augmenting our experience of the world – through Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence

The Journey to St. James’s Palace In the run up to Pitch@Palace Boot Camp, 3 Pitch@Palace On Tour events provide Entrepreneurs from across the United Kingdom with the opportunity to learn about the Pitch@Palace programme, connect to local stakeholders and receive mentoring to develop their businesses. The winners from each Pitch@Palace On Tour event are selected to attend Pitch@Palace Boot Camp.

The next On Tour Event is in Birmingham on 14th February and the deadline to apply is 30th January. View further details.