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We are building an economy that works for everyone, so that there are great places in every part of the UK for people to work and for businesses to invest, innovate and grow.

We are responsible for business, industrial strategy, science, research and innovation, energy and clean growth and climate change.



Cambridge Network

Cambridge Network brings people together - from business and academia - to meet each other and share ideas; encouraging collaboration and partnership for shared success.

Cambridge ideas have changed the world and we help raise Cambridge’s game to compete on the world stage; through facilitating co-operation, action, recruitment, knowledge and resource sharing the Network is a focal point for organisations in the region.




The EIC is a globally established not for profit organisation that connects a diverse range of organisations with innovators.

Supported by nine gas, electricity and water networks, and the Energy Systems Catapult, they seek innovative solutions to problems and challenges faced by partner organisations, helping them to become more customer centric, competitive and efficient.

With a community of over 2000 innovators, and an open approach to innovation, the EIC enables organisations to collaborate with innovators to develop potentially game changing solutions to their challenges. How? By constantly searching for new ideas from around the world.

This enables the EIC to identify bright ideas and connect innovators to utility organisations to develop their innovations. This benefits innovators by providing them with unrivalled access to; industry, funding, industry insight, project support and where relevant, support in marketing products.


The Innovation Leadership Forum

The Innovation Leadership Forum

The Innovation Leadership Forum (ILF), set up by Dr Bettina von Stamm in 2004, is a visionary and original Think & Do Tank dedicated to helping organisations understand and improve their innovation performance. Offerings include:

Innovation Council
Offering individuals and teams in any kind of organisation a sounding board and support on their innovation journey.

Bespoke workshops
Customised workshops to address innovation-specific challenges.

Innovation MasterClasses 
A set of 6 MasterClasses to provide a 360° approach to embedding innovation into your organisation.

Contributions to corporate events & public speaking
Bespoke presentations or moderation with emphasis on context relevance and practical input.

Innovation Assessment
Understanding current conditions for innovation, using the Innovation Wave® an award winning web-enabled assessment tool.




Napier is a B2B technology PR and marketing agency that uses deep market insight to design and implement creative campaigns, which drive our clients’ commercial success.

The agency offers a complete portfolio of PR and marketing services, helping clients in markets such as Electronics, IT and Industrial Technology promote their products and services throughout Europe.




PraxisAuril develops knowledge exchange and technology transfer professionals with our world-leading training, connecting members and stakeholders at our events and promoting best practice for our sector.

We facilitate interactions between the public sector research base, business and government; bringing together key stakeholders to debate, educate and inform to deliver the translation of research outcomes into social and economic impact.


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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