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Great Malvern, UK

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22nd October 2016 - Thousands glimpse the future at Malvern Festival of Innovation: “We had another fantastic week of fascinating insights and cutting-edge ideas from people who travelled to Great Malvern from around the UK." Malvern Gazette [Read more] and Malvern Observer [Read more]


21st October 2016 - Bishop Perowne students visit Malvern Festival of Innovation: "They all thoroughly enjoyed the day and it really highlighted the kind of exciting and innovating careers that are available to them in these fields.” Worcester News [Read more].


17th October 2016 - Biomedical scientists Pavanjit Jheeta, Cassandra Craig, Jeanette Campbell-Adjikere and Michelle Watson from IBMS provided demonstrations at the Malvern Festival of Innovation on 4 October [Read more].


17th October 2016 - Ross Robotics demonstrated the EXTRM SC2.0 robot platform equipped with CLAWWS tracks at the Malvern Festival of Innovation on Saturday 8th October.


14th October 2016 - Malvern Festival of Innovation highlighted by Amelia Lane, year 8 student at RGS Worcester [Read more].


5th October 2016 - County businesses encouraged to innovate. Dr Adrian Burden, founder of the festival speaks at the WINN Wednesday event ahead of the 5th edition of the Festival. Worcester News [Read more].


5th October 2016 - The Imagineering team spent a fun day at this popular annual event, part of a whole week’s programme of special events across Malvern [Read more].


30th September 2016 - Screening of The Matrix kicks off 2016 Festival of Innovation, and details of the Innovation Get-around route. Malvern Observer [Read more]. 


29th September 2016 - Week long festival of innovation in Malvern, Worcester News [Read more].


28th September 2016 - 4ARMED will be speaking and exhibiting at the forthcoming Malvern Festival of Innovation [Read more]. 


26th September 2016 - London Midland get on board with the Innovation Shuttles.


22nd September 2016 - Experts from Randall & Payne accountants, Willans LLP solicitors and Wynne Jones IP are due on the main stage at the Business of Innovating day; combining their expertise to benefit business owners and entrepreneurs by talking about R&D tax credits and how to use intellectual property to make their companies money.


21st September 2016 - iOra will be exhibiting at the forthcoming cyber security day at the Malvern Festival of Innovation [Read more].


19th September 2016 - Business leaders, entrepreneurs and students are once again invited to attend the Malvern Festival of Innovation that runs from Monday 3rd October evening to Saturday 8th October 2016 in Great Malvern, Worcestershire [Read more].


7th September 2016 - Over 800 students from schools around the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire have registered to attend the popular Next Generation Innovators day that features during the week-long Malvern Festival of Innovation.


1st September 2016 - Specialist recruitment consultancy IntaPeople confirmed as co-hosts for the cyber security VIP breakfast ahead of the Cyber Security & IoT symposium. The networking session will include a panel discussion on addressing skill shortages in the UK's cyber security industry.


31st August 2016 - The box office opens for the Family Show featuring the exciting double bill of Dr Emily Grossman and Dr Mark Lewney covering topics about stemcell research, cloning, acoustics and Superstring theory!


20th August 2016 - The Malvern Hills Conservators will come to the Family Day to find out about drones and interact with drone users over their concerns about a drone ban on the Hills. As reported in the Malvern Observer and Worcester News.


2nd August 2016 - The Malvern Festival of Innovation is shortlisted as a finalist in the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence 2016 in the Best Festivals and Events (Community) category.


13th July 2016 - GWR confirm that the Innovation Express will once again run from London Paddington to Great Malvern during the Festival week, connecting innovators in the Thames Valley to the event.


16th June 2016 - London Midland confirm that the Innovation Shuttles will once again run between Herefordshire and Birmingham New Street, bringing innovators from around the Midlands to the Festival.


2nd June 2016 - Wynne Jones IP, a leading IP firm specialising in patents, trade marks and designs, comes on board as a Palladium sponsor for the Business of Innovating day Friday 7th October 2016.


18th May 2016 - Leading futurist and author Anne Lise Kjaer to speak at the Formal Dinner in Malvern College on Thursday 6th October evening.


10th May 2016 - QinetiQ confirm Gold Sponsorhip of the Festival's Cyber Security and IoT day, Thursday 6th October 2016.


1st April 2016 - Malvern Observer (artilce no longer available), The Malvern Hills have been planted with genetically modified coloured grasses to provide a spectacular backdrop to the Festival this autumn.


4th March 2016 - Marcus du Sautoy, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, writer and television presenter, will join us at our new Embarkation launch event to give a talk about his new book titled What we Cannot Know. Marcus will also present to students the following day at Next Generation Innovators.


26th February 2016 - Three Counties announce that they will be Gold Sponsors of the Festival, and so once again we will be holding the Next Generation Innovators schools day at the Showground.


5th February 2016 - Malvern Instruments confirm they are coming back again as Silver Sponsors of the Festival, helping us to deliver the Next Generation Innovators schools outreach day for students across the region.


27th January 2016 - Further details of this year's programme announced with Cyber Security & Internet of Things to feature on Thursday 6th October ahead of the Formal Dinner. The Business of Innovating will take place the next day on Friday 7th.


12th January 2016 - Core dates for the fifth Malvern Festival of Innovation, to be held 3rd-8th October 2016 are announced.