CANDO Fest 19 April 2018 to 09 May 2018

Venue: Various venues

Time: 09:00 to 17:00

A brand new festival to gather the people who can help create a new model for the economy, accelerate system change and deliver improved economic, environmental and social value. Inviting enterprising citizens, businesses and organisations from across the world to join with Scottish leaders and experts to make this vision a reality. Find out more at 

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ISCF Clean Growth Grand Challenge areas of Agrifood, Energy and Construction

26 April 2018

Venue: Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow

Time: 09:30 to 15:30

The Scottish Government, in collaboration with BEIS, UKRI and KTN would like to invite you to an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund briefing event to hear about the new funding programmes within the Clean Growth Grand Challenge areas of Agrifood, Energy and Construction and how you can get involved.

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Transforming Construction Briefing & Consortium Building Event

30 April 2018

Venue: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Unit 3B, 3 Watt Place, Hamilton International Technology Park, Blantyre

Time: 09:30 to 16:00

At this event you will find out about the challenge fund, what types of projects it can support and how the application process works. 

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Showcasing Emerging Technologies 2018 – Sensors

03 May 2018

Venue: The Studio, 67 Hope Street, Glasgow

Time: 09:30 to 16:00

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is organising an Emerging Technologies Showcase event to show off new sensor technologies from UK universities and their spinout companies. 

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Places of Creative Production: Understanding Scotland’s Creative Economy Landscape

03 May 2018

Venue: The Glasgow School of Art, Reid Auditorium, 164 Renfrew Street

Time: 10:00 to 16:30

The Glasgow School of Art in association with the AHRC, Scottish Funding Council and Creative Scotland invite you to a one-day conference exploring current and future connections between Higher Education and the Creative and Cultural sectors.

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Consortia Building Workshop: EU Funding for the Bio-Based Industries (BBI)

10 May 2018

Venue: University of Strathclyde,The Technology and Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow

Time: 10:00 to 16:30

The event is suitable for anyone with an interest in participating in European projects in the forthcoming 2018 topics under the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking. The aim is to have a variety of prior experience in European projects represented, ranging from newcomers to coordinating EU projects on a regular basis.

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Profiting through Packaging Innovation

10 May 2018

Venue: Scottish Enterprise, 99 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh

Time: 12:45 to 15:15

Profiting through Packaging Innovation we aim to help demystify this complex area by bringing together leading experts in the field to provide key insights into packaging innovation in food and drink, and identifying what you can do to ensure your packaging is fit for the future.

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AIMday Robotics in Healthcare 2018

22 May 2018

Venue: University of Edinburgh

Time: 00:00

Welcome to AIMday Robotics in Healthcare held by the University of Edinburgh on 22 May 2018. The event is designed to bring together multi-disciplinary researchers and commercial organisations and users within the area of robotics in the healthcare sector.

AIMday is a free one-day event comprised of multiple one-hour workshops based on challenges put forward by companies.

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18th BioDundee International Conference

22 May 2018 to 23 May 2018

Venue: West Park Conference Centre, Perth Road, Dundee

Time: 09:00 to 16:00

New perspectives, new opportunities: Life Sciences and Healthcare

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SMAS National Manufacturing Conference 2018

30 May 2018

Venue: The Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld

Time: 07:45 to 15:45

The SMAS National Manufacturing Conference returns to the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld on Wednesday 30 May, where 400 manufacturing leaders will gather to be inspired, learn, network and debate. 

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ESRC scoping workshops: Towards a future that works for all

31 May 2018

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, 34 Bread Street, Edinburgh

Time: 10:00 to 17:30

The ESRC are holding two workshops to explore the shape of a potential new research investment around Work.

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