Archive Events 2009

Archive Events 2009

December 2009
  • 8 December 2009: Innovation Summit Strategy and policy leaders  and senior academics, held a wide-ranging discussion underpinned by challenging evidence-based academic research into how to make economic value out of technological innovation.
  • 8 December 2009: Is Alternative Energy a Viable Proposition? A lecture in the Conversations with India series with guest speakers: Pramod Chaudhari, Chairman, Praj Group, India and Justin Adams Vice President of Strategy and Ventures, BP Alternative Energy International Ltd, UK.
  • 10 December 2009: Alumni masterclass Dr Andy Davies presented "From Icon Design to Lost Luggage: Learning Lessons from the Heathrow Terminal 5 Project".
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
July 2009
June 2009
  • 3 June 2009: Six days of Creativity - Make money from your ideas Presented by Prof Peter Childs, Dept Mechanical Engineering, with support from Design London.
  • 8 June 2009: Project Business Innovation Workshop - This half-day workshop explored the frontiers of business models, strategic partnerships and integrated project teams among clients, consultants and contractors
  • 9 June 2009: Design London STIR lecture Sir Jonathan Miller reflects on the biology of design - why do we have faces, what are the forces that shape our symmetry and the patterns we see in nature?
  • 11-12 June 2009: UK~IRC Research Conference  This two-day event aims to further the UK-IRC research agenda by discussing recent inn ovation research being under taken at Cambridge and Imperial.
  • 15-17 June 2009: Graduate Schools' Entrepreneurship 3 Day Workshop An intensive and inspiring three day entrepreneurship course for post-transfer PhD students, tutored by Prof Bart Clarysse
  • 23 June 2009: IED Best Practice Seminar - fifth seminar - The fifth and final encounter in this "Beyond the start-up: Is there a 'best way' to scale up a venture?" series entitled "Partnering for Innovation: transforming client/supplier relationships"
  • 30 June - 1 July 2009: Discontinuous Innovation Lab Conference  A two-day experience sharing workshop, allowing firms and academic researchers to draw upon and compare their experience of Discontinuous Innovation.
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
  • 24 March 2009: IED Best Practice series: Growing the Leadership Team: negotiating the founder/manager handover The second event in the 5-part series: Beyond the start-up: Is there a 'best way' to scale up a venture? With Professor Nelson Phillips - Imperial College Business School Michael Anderson - Chairman, MedCell Bioscience and Tom Allason - Founder and past CEO, eCourier.
  • 9 March 2009: Managing Knowledge Spaghetti: Meeting the open innovation challenge - A workshop/networking event as part of ESRC Social Science Week.