October 2015

When the Champion met the President

For three days during October, President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China visited the UK to meet state, political and business leaders and to see the country that is increasing its ties with his country. On his final day, he visited Manchester, the home of ESOF 2016.

Research and Innovation in Europe

Research and innovation in Europe are critical to the stability of the economy and ensuring that there is enough growth to accommodate new jobs and create competitiveness between companies, ultimately resulting in a better outcome for the end user.