Previous Events

ACCELERATING BRITISH INNOVATION THROUGH CROSS-INDUSTRY COLLABORATION

​March 10th, 2016


This conference saw leading corporations, start-ups and investors showcase exciting innovations and technologies that can tackle key societal challenge areas in which the UK can take a global lead. Through expert briefings and panel discussions, delegates from a range of sectors will be able to understand how cross-industry collaboration can benefit their business. LEIF founder, Tom Whitehouse, was the curator and moderator for this event.


The conference was sponsored by Innovate Uk and Williams Advanced Engineering.


New Fusions in Advanced Materials

March 26th, 2015 

​This was a conference and dinner to mark the launch of the LEIF Brief: New Fusions in Advanced Materials Innovation and Corporate Venture Capital, in association with Global Corporate Venturing.

The brief and conference were sponsored by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venturing subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, and Airbus APWorks, the additive manufacturing (3D printing) and advanced materials subsidiary of Airbus Group. SAEV's Richard Riggs and APWorks' Joachim Zettler were the main conference speakers.

Please click here to download the report.


Venturing in the water-energy nexus

October 15, 2014  


​This was a conference and dinner to mark the launch of the LEIF Brief on Water Innovation in Oil and Gas 2014, in association with Global Corporate Venturing.

The report and conference was sponsored by Veolia Environnement.The two main speakers were Wayne Evans, VP - Industrial Technology at Veolia Water Technologies, and Christopher Gasson, publisher of Global Water Intelligence.  

Click here to view the 2014 LEIF Brief

Click here to view the 2013 LEIF Brief.