The fastest growing innovation programme in the south is back with it’s next big annual showcase. 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.

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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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Meet the innovators

Venturefest South exists to show the world the vast array of brilliant ideas, challenger business models and innovation talent in the south. Meet the innovators showcasing their ideas and products at #VFS20 Festival of Innovation.

#VFS20 innovators

Meet the innovators

Venturefest South exists to show the world the vast array of brilliant ideas, challenger business models and innovation talent in the south. Meet the innovators showcasing their ideas and products at #VFS20 Festival of Innovation.

#VFS20 innovators


#VFS20 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

#VFS20 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


Leave #VFS20 inspired

#VFS20 Festival of Innovation will be a place for the brightest minds and big thinkers to share experiences, insights and knowledge. Check out the workshop and innovation talk highlights for this year’s showcase.

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Leave #VFS20 inspired

#VFS20 Festival of Innovation will be a place for the brightest minds and big thinkers to share experiences, insights and knowledge. Check out the workshop and innovation talk highlights for this year’s showcase.

View event highlights


The Venturefest South awards

Recognising the best of the best, our awards are back for the third year running. 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 the third year running. Awards are held at the end of the day in the collaboration Zone.

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