18 Nov, 20209:00 am-4:20 pm
Online Conference
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The National Research and Development Conference will explore the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the sector and assess the next steps in supporting the UK to deliver an impactful research and development sector capable of enhancing productivity, driving growth and supporting world-class research to meet global challenges.

Participants will examine how universities can support the resilience of their R&I programmes, continue to attract funding and support the financial resilience of their institutions. The Conference will also analyse what research agendas will look like following the crisis and how institutions can ensure their research activities meet global challenges.

An Online and Interactive Format

  • Full Day Conference delivered via a next generation platform
  • Opportunities for virtual networking and discussion
  • Sessions delivered with real time resources and presentations
  • Live interaction tools and break out rooms
  • Varied formats and screen breaks to support an engaging experience
  • Post-event resources and networking follow ups
  • Match making networking and live delegate meet ups
  • Replay functions so you never miss a session


Key Speakers

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Amanda Solloway MP
Minister for Science, Research and Innovation
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Steven Hill
Director of Research
Research England
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Dr Ceri Williams
Director of Research and Innovation Development
University of Leeds


This Conference is specifically designed for the Higher Education and Private Sectors. Those in attendance will include:

  • Heads of Research Development
  • Deputy and Pro-Vice Chancellors
  • Deans of Research and Enterprise
  • Heads of Partnership Development
  • Directors of Research
  • Heads of Business Development
  • Directors of Innovation and Technology
  • REF Managers
  • Professors of Science
  • Directors of Enterprise
  • Business Development Managers
  • Heads of Innovation
  • Research Policy Leads
  • Impact Managers


  • Public Sector (Online Rate)
    £295 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector (Online Rate)
    £245 + VAT
  • Private Sector (Online Rate)
    £395 + VAT
For group discounts and enquiries about your registration please contact us on 020 3770 6580 or [email protected]