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1st November 2018 - Innovate Malvern, the social enterprise behind the Malvern Festival of Innovation is runner up at the national STEM Inspiration Awards 2018, Malvern Gazette [read more


18th October 2018 - Malvern Festival of Innovation is a success once again, Malvern Gazette [read more]


5th October 2018 - Malvern festival set to celebrate boffins everywhere, Malvern Observer [read more]

3rd Octobe
r 2018 - Great Malvern to become the home of innovation during annual technology festival, as our Travel Partner West Midlands Railway renames Great Malvern Station as The Innovation Station. [read more and more]


17th September 2018 - The rise of the quantum computer to be highlighted at the Festival as part of the cyber security day on Thursday 11th October, including a key note from Professor Tim Spiller. [read more]

13th September 2018
 - We are delighted that BAE Systems Applied Intelligence are returning as a Palladium Sponsor for the Cyber Security and Quantum Computing symposium.


10th September 2018 - GWR confirm that the Innovation Express will once again run from London Paddington to Great Malvern during the week of the Festival.


3rd September 2018 - West Midlands Railway confirm that the Innovation Shuttles will once again run between Birmingham New Street and Hereford during the week of the Festival.


15th August 2018 - This year's double-bill Family Show confirmed as scientists & entrepreneur Sophie Kain and explorer & astronomer Huw James.


2nd August 2018 - The Business and Innovation Magazine return as official media partner for the Festival.


1st August 2018 - Infosec People to kindly sponsor and co-host the VIP Breakfast ahead of the popular cyber security symposium on Thursday 11th October 2018.


30th July 2018 - Sir John McCanny confirms that he will deliver a keynote during the afternoon of the cyber security symposium.


20th July 2018 - Malvern Panalytical kindly return as Silver Sponsors of the Next Generation Innovators schools day.


13th July 2018 - Malvern's innovative SME Rift Technology come on board as a Gold Sponsor of the Environment & Sustainability symposium.

2nd June 2018
 - Jeff Lynn, co-founder of leading equity crowd-funding platform Seedrs to speak at Startup Stories.

18th March 2018
 - Hilary Sutcliffe, thought leader from Society Inside, to speak at our Gala Dinner at Malvern College on the evening of Thursday 11th October 2018.


21st February 2018 - Quest for Future Solutions, Malvern's sustainability consultants, confirm they will co-organise the Festival's Environment and Sustainability morning session to be held 10th October 2018.


15th January 2018 - Dr Ozak Esu, Engineer at Cundall and winner of the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award is confirmed to speak at the Festival's Next Generation Innovators schools event on 9th October 2018.


2nd January 2018 - Dates for the 7th edition of the Malvern Festival of Innovation are announced as 8th-13th October 2018.


2018 Festival Sponsors

2018 Festival Supporters