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Explore the latest technology at Venturefest 2019

The University is proud to be a Founding Partner of VentureFest South (VFS), working with other regional partners to enable this annual event. VFS is where the region’s innovators, entrepreneurs and investors come together to showcase the latest technology, share thinking and explore new ideas.

“The University of Portsmouth plays an important role in supporting and enabling the entrepreneurial and innovative businesses and individuals in our community,” explains Sarah Duckering, Director of Research and Innovation Services.  “VFS is a great opportunity to showcase the innovation that we know exists within the region. It gives our students a platform to share entrepreneurial ideas and make connections that will help their future development. It gives us the opportunity to meet new partners and engage with a view to developing new products and services which create impact, enable growth and boost the local economy.”

The interactive one day conference features guest speakers, seminars, workshops, and valuable investor pitching sessions, as well as demonstrations of the latest technology and innovations.

Now into its third year, the event has gone from strength to strength and it’s the perfect opportunity to find insight and inspiration from the south’s fastest growing innovation community.

This year’s showcase will see:

  • 700+ delegates.
  • 100+ innovators showcasing their new ideas.
  • Enhanced networking opportunities.
  • Wider participation for young entrepreneurs.
  • Expanded PITCHFEST events for investors.
  • Amazing speakers in the Knowledge Zone

If you are interested in attending or finding out more, contact

Date: 29 March

Time: 9.30am

Location: The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, Southampton, SO30 3XH

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