Showcasing innovation, creativity and enterprise


The University continued its programme of activities to celebrate its 50th anniversary with an event showcasing innovation, creativity and enterprise.

Organised by Kent Innovation and Enterprise, the annual ICE (Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise) event at Woolf College on 15 January provided an opportunity for some of Kent’s leading researchers and innovators to demonstrate their cross-disciplinary approach to supporting and developing projects with external partners.

Among University representatives were Dr Jane Reeves, from the Centre for Child Protection, and Professor Darren Griffin, from the School of Biosciences.

External speakers included Dr Ian Denley from Shearwater Healthcare Solutions, Perry Holmes from Medway Council and Neil Gridley from the Design Council,

The evening saw Wayne Garvie, from Sony Pictures Entertainment, delivering the 50th Anniversary Innovation Lecture, titled Innovation: A Catalyst for Failure.

For further details contact Nerissa Blower.