Ignite+ is a fully-funded event series from the University of Bath for businesses and external organisations to engage with us and discover how our research can address your challenges. Each Ignite+ event puts a spotlight on different sector themes, of which the University has strengths in both research and its external application. Businesses attending Ignite+ events can hear from our academic experts and engage in Q&As and round table discussions to explore how we can work together.
Ignite+ event series for external engagement
The University of Bath's fully-funded Ignite+ event series provides a launchpad for externals collaborations by partnering with our world-leading researchers.
We support business engagement
Shorter business-focused Ignite+ events are also available for our researchers
We also deliver Ignite+ Bitesize for academic staff at the University of Bath. These shorter and more concise Ignite+ events are only 20 minutes in duration, providing information on key topics and mechanisms for external research collaborations.
Ignite+ Bitesize events
1 February 12.30-12.50 - Find out about KTPs as a mechanism for partnering with industry
8 February 12.30-12.50: Tenders - Find out about tenders, benefits of applying, key things to be aware of and where to look for tendering opportunities
15 March 12.30-12.50: Regional Engagement including SETsquared - Find out about what regional engagement is, what is going on in the region, and how you can get involved?
Watch our Ignite+ Bitesize events which are recorded to share best practice.
Topics include Consultancy; Facilities and Infrastructure; IP and Commercialisation; and Business Engagement. Recordings are restricted to University login.
Examples of Ignite+ events
Since the Ignite+ series was launched in 2022 we have run events on Innovate UK's Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) scheme, linking forward thinking businesses with the UK's world class knowledge base, and on the future of the augmented human, exploring neuro technological interfaces, sensor technology in sport and neurotech regulation.Ignite+ events we have delivered
Dedicated Partnerships Team
The Business Partnerships and Knowledge Team in Research and Innovation Services (RIS) at the University of Bath delivers the Ignite+ event series. We work with academic staff and external organisations to build research partnerships.
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