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#VFS21: FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION

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#VFS21 Festival of Innovation is the fastest growing innovation programme in the south. We invite the region’s innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and businesses to come together in one place on one day to celebrate our incredible innovation ecosystem, showcase the latest technology, share thinking and explore new ideas. This interactive, one-day conference features great speakers, seminars, workshops, and demonstrations of the latest technology and innovations.

Have you ever tried to claim R&D tax credits?

VFS partner, Catax is giving all of our wonderful innovators, exhibitors, entrepreneurs and delegates the chance to take a free 10 minute audit to see if you are able to recover R&D Tax Credits for your company.

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#VFS21: Festival of Innovation

Venturefest South exists to stimulate the south’s innovation ecosystem and we are very excited that the #VFS21: Festival of Innovation will return on 21 October 2021!

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#VFS21: Festival of Innovation

Venturefest South exists to stimulate the south’s innovation ecosystem and we are very excited that the #VFS21: Festival of Innovation will return on 21 October 2021!

Find out more


#VFS21 partners, sponsors and exhibitors

Meet the businesses driving the innovation agenda in the south and the people who make Venturefest South possible.

Meet the businesses

#VFS21 partners, sponsors and exhibitors

Meet the businesses driving the innovation agenda in the south and the people who make Venturefest South possible.

Meet the businesses


Let's talk about opportunities

Venturefest South is all about showcasing the south’s innovation ecosystem and creating opportunities for those within it. At a time when looking forward rather than back is essential for economic prosperity, the team at Venturefest South are delighted to share with you some of the opportunities available to the VFS community.

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Let's talk about opportunities

Venturefest South is all about showcasing the south’s innovation ecosystem and creating opportunities for those within it. At a time when looking forward rather than back is essential for economic prosperity, the team at Venturefest South are delighted to share with you some of the opportunities available to the VFS community.

View opportunities


The Venturefest South awards

Recognising the best of the best, our awards are back for 2021. Awards are held at the end of the day in the Collaboration Zone.

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The Venturefest South awards

Recognising the best of the best, our awards are back for 2021. Awards are held at the end of the day in the Collaboration Zone.

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