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July 26, 2019
Free Cake Friday
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: July 26, 2019 – 4:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub | University of Leicester, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester LE1 7PA, UK
Description: Join University of Leicester’s Innovation Hub team at their next ‘Free Cake Friday’ networking event. Free Cake Fridays provide an excellent opportunity to network with the innovation team, enterprising academics from the University of Leicester, amazing local companies, recent graduate start-ups and regional business & innovation support organisations in a friendly and informal environment….and there’ll also be cake! You’re welcome to drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm. Details and tickets at #Community
August 1, 2019
Create Leicester Workshop
Starts: 6:30 pm
Ends: August 1, 2019 – 8:00 pm
Location: LCB Depot, 31 Rutland St, Leicester LE1 1RE, UK
Description: Create Leicester welcome Alex Woolley-Allen from Sainsbury’s who will be hosting their first workshop at LCB Depot. ‘Insight into action’ covers practical strategies for increasing the organisational impact of insight on design & innovation. This workshop will be perfect for those actively involved in creating and delivering digital products and experiences. Details and registration at
September 19, 2019
Food Security and Resilience – Copernicus Hackathon
Starts: 8:00 am
Ends: September 20, 2019 – 8:00 pm
Location: Leicester Innovation Hub, University of Leicester, 128 Regent Rd, Leicester, LE1 7PA, UK
Description: Calling all coders, researchers, scientists, designers, storytellers, problem-solvers, and anyone enthusiastic about addressing challenges faced by us all. The Food Security and Resilience Copernicus Hackathon is coming to Leicester for the first time. Details and registration at