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AURIL – Association for University Research and Industry Links

AURIL is the professional association representing all practitioners involved in knowledge creation, development and exchange in the UK and Ireland who work to ensure that new ideas, technologies and innovations flow from their institution into the market place. AURIL has more than 1600 members from universities and public sector research establishments across Europe.

The Association enjoys widespread international recognition through its success in influencing UK government policy. It has strong working relations with the Confederation of British Industry, Universities UK, the UKIPO, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), HM Treasury and Higher Education Funding Councils, in partnership with whom it has produced many publications.

They have just announced their Annual Conference on 5-6 October in Bristol. This conference theme will explore how universities are using their global networks and partners to achieve more far-reaching knowledge exchange impacts and create new international business partnerships in other regions of the world. Early bird registration for members is now open until 18 August. Visit their website for more information.


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Cambridge Wireless

CW is the leading international community for companies involved in the research, development and application of wireless and mobile, internet, semiconductor and software technologies.

With 400 members from major network operators and device manufacturers to innovative start-ups and universities, CW stimulates debate and collaboration, harnesses and shares knowledge, and helps to build connections between academia and industry.

CW's 19 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide its members with a dynamic forum where they can network with their peers, track the latest technology trends and business developments and position their organisations in key market sectors.

CW also organises the annual Future of Wireless International Conference and Discovering Start-Ups competition along with other high-quality industry networking events and dinners.

With headquarters at the heart of Cambridge, UK, CW partners with other international industry clusters and organisations to extend its reach and remain at the forefront of global developments and business opportunities.


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The Innovation Warehouse

Innovation Warehouse is a co-working accelerator space targeting entrepreneurs working on high-growth, high-impact digital start-up businesses. We are based in Smithfield Market, on the First Floor.

We currently have a group of around 55 start-ups working daily from our premises and a variety of activities on mentoring, investment and events.


Could you help promote our awards?

We’re always keen to hear from organisations active in innovation and willing to help promote our awards. To discuss a marketing partnership, please get in touch:

Natalie Boon
Marketing Campaign Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1438 767 277
Email: nboon@theiet.org


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