Get your ticket now! 17 November 2022 #VFS22 Venturefest South's annual showcase for The Festival of Innovation is back! innovators, entrepreneurs and investors

WIN £10k for your business with CATAX

Could your brilliant business idea become the next big thing? Battle of the Pitches is a live pitching competition to win a £10k prize from #VFS22 headline partner, CATAX.

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Get involved

Want to get involved with #VFS22: Festival of Innovation? Find out about our partner, sponsor and exhibitor options.

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Apply to be a #VFS Innovator

Are you one of the region’s leading innovators? This is your chance to apply to win one of our very limited and highly coveted Innovator Showcase spots at the #VFS22: Festival of Innovation.

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Talk, speak, workshop and present at VFS

Play your part at the next #VFS: Festival of Innovation and share your story. We welcome applications from speakers, workshop facilitators and speaker session leaders to inspire, entertain and delight our delegates on the day.

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Rewind to #VFS21

Check out the #VFS21: Festival of Innovation photo gallery.

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Explore video content from Venturefest South with VFSTV.

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  • Thank you for staging such a great event. We made some really useful connections and the Innovator of the Year Award was a perfect way to end the day (with a cold beer of course).

    Antony Quinn
  • Thanks for having Donater at #VFS21, it was a really positive event and it was great to be back out in person. I really appreciated your enthusiastic presentation and ability to get the room engaged.

    Steve Cross
  • Thank you for an enjoyable opportunity to pitch our work at the Open Mic event at VFS21. You created a great, open and encouraging environment to speak, so a special thanks for that too.

    David Thomas

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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The Festival of Innovation

Venturefest South exists to stimulate the south’s innovation ecosystem and we are very excited that the #VFS22: Festival of Innovation will return this November.

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The Festival of Innovation

Venturefest South exists to stimulate the south’s innovation ecosystem and we are very excited that the #VFS22: Festival of Innovation will return this November.

Find out more


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

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


The Venturefest South awards

Recognising the best of the best, our awards are back for 2022. 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 2022. Awards are held at the end of the day in the Collaboration Zone.

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