Materials Research Exchange 2018 - FREE EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
12 Mar

12 Mar to 13 Mar

The 2018 Materials Research Exchange Conference and Exhibition will showcase the richness of UK materials research and innovation providing an ideal opportunity to absorb current trends and take a glimpse of future innovations

Date: 12-13 March 2018

Location: Business Design Centre, London

The UK is an acknowledged global hub of excellence in materials research and know-how. The importance of advanced materials as one of the technologies for future growth will propel the UK economy to future success. This event (conference and exhibition) will demonstrate the groundbreaking new materials and processes to industry to accelerate the process of taking these through to commercialisation.

From metals, powders and textiles to composites, graphene and polymers - innovations in advanced materials research have numerous applications across a wide range of sectors. The 2018 Materials Research Exchange & Investor Showcase, organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK and supported by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council EPSRC and Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Dstl, is a unique two day exhibition and conference to showcase the richness of the UK materials innovation, providing an excellent platform to help develop commercial success of UK-generated materials research and innovation. More than 600 delegates each day and 120 exhibitors will attend the two-day conference and exhibition.

Taking place on March 12 and 13, 2018 at the Business Design Centre, London, it will provide an ideal opportunity to absorb current trends and take a glimpse of future innovations.

Hear from some of the UK’s leading innovators, investors and experts in a programme that is designed to showcase cutting-edge innovation across key supply chains through different sectors. Amongst a number of talks from government, industrialists and academics, a range of universities and research organisations will be exhibiting.

This event is an absolute must-attend. It is relevant to a much wider range of sectors, as it will provide a unique forum for increasing interactions between industry, researchers and policy makers from a range of disciplines and market sectors, across supply chains. From senior representatives of government, major investors, top industry players and senior scientists to startup companies, product designers and SMEs as well as brilliant early career researchers, the showcase will attract a diverse audience from a range of disciplines and market sectors.

MRE2018 will be the largest and finest materials innovation event of the year...designed BY those working in materials FOR the materials sector to engage with key application sectors in the UK and beyond!

NEW: Materials and Design Exchange (MaDE) is taking part in MRE18 to highlight the role design does (and could) play in bringing UK materials innovations to market through improved products and new making possibilities.

Speaking about the 2014 Materials Research Exchange event: "This was a very good event designed to bring together academia and industry to encourage networking and also to make a significant input to the future strategy for materials science and engineering for the UK" Prof Jon Binner, Deputy Head of College, University of Birmingham and President of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.



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