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Oxford evidence session on Business-University collaboration inquiry

13 June 2014

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee will be holding its second evidence session in its inquiry into Business-University collaboration on Tuesday 17 June at the Satellite Applications Catapult, Harwell, Oxford. 

As part of the visit, the Committee will also be visiting the Science and Technology Facilities Council's ISIS Target Station 2, the Diamond Light Source and the Satellite Applications Catapult in the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.

Tuesday 17 June

Venue:  Jupiter Room, Satellite Applications Catapult
Electron Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, OX11 0QR


At 2.15pm

  • Professor Alistair Fitt, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University
  • Nigel Tipple, Chief Executive, Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership
  • Professor Ian Walmsley, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Research, Academic Services and University Collections, University of Oxford
  • Professor Nick Veck, Head, CEO Office, Satellite Applications Catapult

At 3.15pm

  • Dr Charles King, Operations Director, YASA Motors Ltd
  • Dr Shpend Gerguri, Senior Lecturer Engineering Design, Oxford Brookes University
  • Dr Diana Limburg, Senior Lecturer Information Management, Oxford Brookes Business School
  • Michael Dibben, Partner and Chief Executive, Brethertons LLP

The session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. For further information about attending the meeting please see free registration details at:

Directions to the Satellite Applications Catapult:

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