County plans month-long Innovation Festival

The Lancashire Innovation Board has scheduled more than 25 events throughout the month of October to celebrate and advance the county's innovation.

The Lancashire Innovation Festival promises a month full of inspiration, collaboration and discovery. It will showcase some of Lancashire’s latest innovations in a series of web-events hosted by industry experts from across the county covering a wide range of themes.

Attendees will also be able to make the most of networking opportunities with video conferencing and an online chat functionality.

Graham Baldwin, chair of the Lancashire Innovation Board, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase and celebrate some of the amazing journeys that university researchers, industry experts and businesses are on.

"I know that the team have been working hard to produce this free event which has been designed to create a virtual space for businesses from all sectors, of all sizes to collaborate and learn from one another so I urge you to follow @LancsInnovation and #LANIF2020 for the latest updates."

The Festival schedule is available to view on and includes 50+ speakers involved in over 25 events throughout October, delegates can register online for free via the website to secure their place

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