Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Conference room

Aston Business School and Birmingham Science Park Aston are pleased to invite you to Leading Thinkers, Leading Visions on Wednesday15 June.

Looking to the future, business leaders want to take their businesses forward and make them more sustainable. This event will discuss how innovation and entrepreneurship contributes to bigger, better business and how ambition drives our economy.


12.00 Refreshments and registration

12.15“Why is it that only 3% of all start-ups go on to
employ at least 10 people inthree years or have
at least £1million turnover? How difficult is it to
get a£1million turnover?”
Professor Mark Hart, Small Business &
Entrepreneurship,Aston Business School

12.40Science Park without Walls; Engaging with
entrepreneurs & developing high technology
businesses regardless of geography to drive
borderless innovation
Dr David J Hardman MBE, Chief Executive Officer,
Birmingham Science Park Aston

13.00 "PublicSupport Programmes for
InnovationandGrowth: Do they work?"
Dr Robert Crawford, Director of Innovation,
Investment and Growth, NESTA

13.30 Q & A

13.45Networking and Lunch

Reserve your place