Research & Development Conference

MIT R&D Conference

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)– Industrial Liaison Programme (ILP) is dedicated to creating and strengthening mutually beneficial relationships between MIT and Corporations worldwide, providing opportunities for businesses to build relationships with key academics at MIT working in various fields of science, technology and engineering and other MIT-ILP members globally.

As a member of ILP, Welsh Government is able to facilitate an opportunity for a small number of Welsh businesses to attend the Research and Development Conference at MIT.

In addition to attending the conference itself your business will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet with MIT faculty members, each world leaders in fields such as science, technology and engineering
  • Network with other global businesses and exchange ideas and collaborate to address common problems

The conference takes place from 14 November to 15 November 2018; the conference entry fee is already included through the Welsh Government membership of ILP.

Subjects Include:

  • Technology from MIT Lincoln Lab
  • Energy
  • Digital Transformation
  • Nanotechnology in Life Science
  • Intelligent Quest
  • Material Research
  • Design Technology

In addition, Welsh Government will provide a 50% match funding contribution to participating companies specifically towards:

  • Return flights
  • Transfers to hotel in Boston
  • 3 nights bed and breakfast accommodation

As a result, the anticipated cost to your business in attending this conference is estimated to be approximately £1,000.

If you are interested in attending the Research & Development 2018 Conference at MIT please contact us at

You will then be sent a short application form which you will be required to complete and return by no later than Friday 26 October.