Conservative Party Conference Fringe: Can place based partnerships drive innovation and growth across a city region and provide the key to levelling up?
|4 October 2021
|11:30 - 13:00
|What is it:
|Who is it for:
|University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, General public
|David Collins (Chair), Andy Burnham, Jessica Bowles, Prof Richard Jones, Joanne Roney OBE, Dr Beenish Siddique
This panel is part of Policy@Manchester’s activity at the Conservative Party Conference Fringe. It is taking place outside the secure zone and no pass is required to attend.
If you are interested in watching an online livestream of the event rather than attending in person please contact email@example.com for details
Innovation GM is a key pillar of the city-region's economic vision, with a plan to deliver a fairer, greener and more productive Greater Manchester economy beyond the pandemic. Leveraging the success of GM's existing research and development hubs in global frontier sectors including advanced materials and manufacturing, health innovation, digital and creative and clean growth.
Join us to discuss how a place-based approach involving businesses, academia, science and local government can accelerate the region's economic vision and deliver on levelling up.
David Collins (Chair)
Role: Northern Editor
Organisation: The Sunday Times
Role: Mayor of Greater Manchester
Role: Director of Strategy
Prof Richard Jones
Role: Professor of Materials, Physics and Innovation Policy
Organisation: The University of Manchester
Joanne Roney OBE
Role: Chief Executive
Organisation: Manchester City Council
Dr Beenish Siddique
Organisation: AEH Innovative Hydrogel
Travel and Contact Information
Upper Hall, Friends Meeting House
6 Mount Street