A catalyst for change: A £50m national facility and eco-system for innovation

Tuesday 10 March 2020 13.00-13.30

Invest Newcastle, Stand C19.C

The Catalyst is a new ground-breaking £50m facility that is home to the UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing and the National Innovation Centre for Data.

Together, these activities will deliver economic growth and enable the UK to become a global leader in innovation through ageing and data.

It is one of the most significant developments in the region and is aimed at providing a range of bespoke, flexible facilities that will promote innovation, engage with local and national businesses, and support the development of new technology and innovations in the fields of ageing sciences and data.

As an eco-system of innovation, this event will talk about the sustainable and innovation-led design credentials, the impact it will have Newcastle’s economy and what goes on inside of this unique building of national importance.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Michelle Percy, Director of Place, Newcastle City Council
  • Nicola Palmarini, Director of UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing
  • Jonathan Hunter, Partner, GSS Architecture

 

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