What is Innovation Fest?
Innovation Fest is an annual celebration of creative student talent and a chance for businesses to experience for themselves the innovative solutions coming from across Birmingham City University's Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment. The student projects on display offer solutions to a wide variety of challenges in the following industries, from business information systems to cyber security, electronic engineering and games and music technology.
What does Innovation Fest aim to achieve?
Innovation Festival’s founding principles are: Realise, Visualise, Collaborate
- Realise: Establishing a culture of achievement for the students to participate in and businesses to recognise.
- Visualise: Empowering academic outputs beyond the traditional classroom
- Collaborate: The Attitude to do - by working in teams and encouraging continuous development.
Visit InnovationFest 2017 to:
-Discover a range of innovative digital and technology based project prototypes addressing real business challenges.
-Gain the opportunity to talk and network with our brightest future talent and other businesses.
-Uncover new opportunities for business and industry to engage with our students.
-Gain access to the latest Regional Observatory and West Midlands Growth Hub Tech & Digital report, being launched on the day.
How are businesses participating?
Our industry partners are a key part of Innovation Festival, and will be involved in picking the best student projects during the day to be announced at the Awards Ceremony at around 2pm. There is also the opportunity to register your interest in collaborating and working with our students for next year’s festival.
This is a free event open to industry, students and graduates.
Join us to discover the benefits Innovation Fest can offer both students and businesses.