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Responsible Innovation Challenge Event – The Final

Event organiser:

University of Bradford


Event format: Presentation/ Panel discussion/ Q&A

Maximum no. of attendees: 300

Thursday 18th March | 14:30-16:00

Event overview: 

The Responsible Innovation Challenge Event will be an opportunity for teams of students to pitch their creative idea for solving a social, economic, environmental challenge, which could add value to people's lives and/or lead to a business or social enterprise to panel of entrepreneurs and innovation experts.


Students from Yorkshire Universities have been working in teams and have submitted a digital pitch of their idea. These have been shortlisted and attendees at this event will have the opportunity to view these pitches, listen to the expert panel question the student teams and then vote on their winning idea. 

Session led by: Shahid Rasul, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Bradford


  • Andreas Beckmann, Regional CEO, WWF

  • Amir Hussain, CEO, Yeme Architects

  • Carol Holdsworth, Founder, Hussle Hub

  • Sajid Azeb, Chief Operating Officer, Bradford teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Sonya Bachra-Burne, Co-Founder and Creative Director, AVIE

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