The #VFS20 Virtual Briefing is jam packed with innovation, opportunities and funding news. 

First aired on the 2nd October 2020 this two-hour event brings together speakers and innovation advocates from BAE Systems, Solent LEP, Dstl, DASA, Carswell Gould, Joinmytown and many more (discover the full schedule here).

Watch the #VFS20 Virtual Briefing and more on-demand content on the VFSTV Youtube channel.

Cath up on what you missed and hear about business support, funding, mentoring, and wider innovation and business opportunities in the South. You will also hear some great innovation stories,  like the one below from Kate Bell who created Zip Us In.

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.

Find out more 

#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 19 March 2021!

#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 19 March 2021!


#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.

View opportunities

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 the third year running. Awards are held at the end of the day in the collaboration Zone.

Find out more

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.

Find out more


Latest news