2nd - 7th October 2017

Great Malvern, UK

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3rd January 2017 - Dates for the 6th edition of the Malvern Festival of Innovation are announced as 2nd-7th October 2017, with the Prelude fringe open-air film show planned for the Sunday 1st October 2017.


5th January 2017 - The Three Counties Showground confirm they will once again kindly support the Festival as a Gold Sponsor, helping us to stage the Next Generation Innovators event on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 for approximately 800 school-aged students at the Three Counties Centre.


11th January 2017 - Morgan Motor Company, the home of the iconic sportscar, confirm they will kindly host a new Automotive Advances symposium on the morning of 4th October 2017 during Festival week.


2nd February 2017 - Malvern Instruments continue their much appreciated support of the Festival by coming back on board as a Silver Sponsor for the Next Generation Innovators schools outreach day.


22nd March 2017 - TechNation 2017 report highlights Malvern's cyber security and digital tech cluster, citing the Malvern Festival of Innovation as a notable meetup [Read more].


6th April 2017 - BAE Systems - Applied Intelligence confirmed as a Palladium Sponsor of the Cyber Security & AI day to be held at the Malvern Theatres on Thursday 5th October 2017.


21st April 2017 - STEM Ambassador and automotive engineer Bal Choda confirms he will return to Malvern in 'his' Aston Martin and speak to students at the Creative Careers event.


5th May 2017 - The region's new Business & Innovation Magazine join us as official media partner to help spread the word and to cover some of the subjects we'll be featuring.


22nd May 2017 - We are delighted to announce that research engineer and science broadcaster Rhys Phillips will enthuse students at Next Generation Innovators about the science of thunder & lightning and how the aircraft industry deals with this kind of weather.


16th June 2017 - Leading law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys come on board as Palladium Sponsor of the Business of Innovating day.


29th June 2017 - QinetiQ confirm they will once again support the Festival as Gold Sponsor of the Cyber Security & AI day, and exhibit with some hands-on STEM activities at the Next Generation Innovators schools outreach day.


19th July 2017 - We are pleased to welcome London-based technology company Yoti as a Palladium Sponsor of the Cyber Security & AI day. They'll give a keynote at the Festival about the future of identity management.


5th August 2017 - Author and technologist Brian Clegg to deliver keynote at the Embarkation, the Festival's launch evening in Malvern College. 


11th August 2017 - Festival makes Malvern a hub of innovation, Malvern Gazette [Read more]



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