The tech behind Black Mirror, Gravity & recent HBO/BBC show, His Dark Materials
CAN DO Innovation Summit
Scotland’s national innovation event, CAN DO Innovation Summit, is a focal point for business innovation in Scotland.
The Summit connects start-ups and SMEs with leading innovators, entrepreneurs, and academics from across the globe to explore new opportunities that marry purpose and profitability.
Over the past three years, over 120 inspirational innovation experts from Scotland, Europe, the US and beyond have spoken at the Summit, bringing together over 2500 business leaders, academics, investors and entrepreneurs.
Explore the programme for the previous CAN DO Innovation Summit, which took place on 23rd Feb 2022…
The 2022 iteration of the event took place virtually on 23 February 2022
If innovation matters – why is it so hard?
Opening address - road mapping for success
The do or die economics of inclusion. DEFINITELY believe the hype
Companies that adopt a social purpose are being rewarded with investment capital. Understand the benefits of embracing data-driven ESG practices.
Hear from experts how to build teams with diversity of talent and perspectives to achieve success.
Hear from business leaders using purpose as their North Star to guide their digital transformation journeys.
Join our session to hear practical insights from our inspirational panel of experts on how design-thinking can help start-ups and SMEs leverage the right tech solutions for people, planet and the bottom line.
Hear how SMEs are re-shaping the food industry through new tech to deliver a sustainable, equitable and resilient global economy
See the benefits of data-driven D&I activities across different dimensions of your business.
Find out how digital transformation can inspire business model disruption in uncertain times.
How SMEs can optimise digital technologies across their business processes, and confidently pursue digital transformation using the IKE Institute’s Digital Maturity Assured Framework® (DMF).
Join the NMIS Manufacturing Skills Academy team to learn about the current skills landscape and future challenges; how to get started on identifying and addressing those gaps; and what further help is available.
Live Innovation Support Opportunities for SMEs, Start-ups & Entrepreneurial Academics
Find out more about Scotland’s first innovation district. Glasgow City Innovation District is a hub for entrepreneurship, innovation and collaboration
Hear from leading public and private sector experts about the opportunities the University of Glasgow-led Living Laboratory creates for the Precision Medicine Industry.
This session will explore how social enterprise structures enable a business to be 100% mission driven throughout its journey, and how the support and investment available in Scotland is helping social enterprises to start, scale and create real change.
Join this session for an introduction to industrial biotechnology and the large footprint in Scotland, as well as how the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is delivering real green change for Scotland.
Whether you are a small manufacturer with big ambitions, an inventor looking to take a product to market, or a firm that’s eager to overcome production challenges – National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) can help!
Make the most of opportunities to connect. Message or video call other attendees in our Delegate Hub.