Stimulating Innovation

Policy Support for SMEs

18 May 2012 - Best Western Plus Stoke on Trent Moat House

07:00 Registration & Buffet Breakfast

07.25 Introduction
Jon Fairburn, Business School, Staffordshire University

07.30 Innovation support policy for traditional manufacturing SMEs
Professor Geoff Pugh, Staffordshire Business School

07:50 The Policy Environment
Tristram Hunt MP, Stoke-on-Trent Central

08:20 Questions and Answers

9:00 Prompt close with opportunity for networking until 1000.


Admission is free but delegates must register in advance.
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Staffordshire University
In conjunction with the Centre for Applied Business Research, Staffordshire University

Further Information

Contact Paul Forrest,
West Midlands Economic Forum at