Vince Cable and David Willetts - keynote speakers at Innovate

Vince Cable and David Willetts - keynote speakers at Innovate

04 Oct 2011

Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, and David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, were keynote speakers at Innovate ’11 on October 11th, adding to a full line-up of seminars and sessions on the importance of innovation, its place in economic growth and the opportunities for business.

The main stage speeches were streamed live, and began at 09.30am with a welcome from Iain Gray, Chief Executive of the Technology Strategy Board. The speeches will shortly be available online, for further information, please click here.

Vince Cable’s lunchtime keynote speech addressed the Government's focus on innovation, while David Willetts took part in a question and answer session facilitated by Lord Kestenbaum.

Other headline speakers on the day included Hermann Hauser, Pilgrim Beart, Will Hutton and Alex van Someren, while beyond the main stage a packed seminar programme  and over 180 exhibitors, as well as excellent networking opportunities, made Innovate the leading event for making innovation happen.

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Last updated on Monday 05 December 2011 at 15:24

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