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ECOSTAR Natural Talents - Launch Event

University of Manchester Beyer Lecture Theatre, Beyer Building Oxford Road Manchester, M13 9PL
Thursday, 15 June, 2017 - 09:00
Thursday, 15 June, 2017 - 13:00

During the event, you will have the opportunity to find out more about the Nature-Accelerator and the opportunities in Manchester for innovative businesses that promote and market ecosystem services.

PROGRAMME

9:00-9:15 Registration

9:15-9:30 Welcome (Ron Chan, University of Manchester)

9:30-10:00 Introduction to ECOSTAR and the Nature-Accelerator (Kieran Conlan, Ricardo Energy & Environment)

10:00-10:30 Presentation of the first study at European level on the market for hydrological resources, biodiversity and carbon (Streaming Presentation) (Genevieve Bennet, Ecosystem Marketplace)

10:30-11:00 Coffee

11:00-11:30 An overview of Manchester’s natural capital / ecosystem service activities and the opportunity presented to entrepreneurs/business (Speaker TBC)

11:30-12:00 Demonstration of existing services provided by entrepreneurs (Speaker TBC)

12:00-12:30 The outlook for start-ups in Manchester: lessons learnt for start-up companies in the UK and Manchester (Manchester Enterprise Center)

12:30- 13:00 Discussion

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