What is the EUREKA Global Innovation Summit?

The EUREKA Global Innovation Summit is an international meeting place for businesses and
innovation agencies to share knowledge, network, collaborate and secure future business
growth opportunities. Businesses from across the globe will join international innovation
agencies, research organisations and policy makers for unique insights, practical ideas,
inspirational stories and collaborative solutions.

Why should I attend the show?

Businesses can gain knowledge and skills from the global innovation arena to access new
markets and increase revenue, customers, collaborators, contacts and investment
For innovation agencies and Policy makers EGIS is the place to increase collaborative
innovation to contribute to economic growth, prosperity and sustainability and increase
national competitiveness

Who attends?

Businesses interested in entrepreneurship through innovation, scaling up their business and
international collaboration as well as international policy makers, funders and academics.

How can I register for the event?

Click on the register your interest button on the homepage and follow the steps to fill in the
registration form. Numbers at this international event are limited and you will be notified in
due course as to whether your registration has been successful.

How much does it cost to visit the show?

The EUREKA Global Innovation Summit is free to attend.

When will I receive the visitor pass?

Your badge will be available for collection from registration at Victoria Warehouse from
08.00 on Tuesday 14th May. Please arrive early on your first day at the event to collect your

What is the Visa Process for the UK?

If you require a visa we would recommend applying as soon as possible.
If you are using a standard national passport you are advised to apply for your visa via the
following website:
If you hold a diplomatic passport we would advise that you go through your Embassy to
apply for a UK visa. If you have any questions or difficulties please speak to your
embassy for country specific advice.

Is WiFi available at the show?

Complimentary Wi-Fi access will be available throughout the venue.

What catering is available?

Refreshments will be provided for all participants throughout the day and lunch can be
purchased from the venue. Lunch will include vegetarian and vegan options. While we will
do our best to accommodate special dietary requirements this cannot be guaranteed.

Are there cloakrooms available?

A cloakroom will be available at the entrance of the venue. A suitcase store will also be
available for delegates coming directly from or going directly to the airport. Any items left
in the cloakroom or the suitcase store are done so at your own risk.

Will there be security checks?

There will be security and random bag checks at the EUREKA Global Innovation Summit

What are the conference opening hours?

Tuesday 14 th May 2019 08.00 – 17.30
Wednesday 15 th May 2019 08.30 – 17.30
Thursday 16 th May 2019 08.30 – 13.30

What is the venue address?

Victoria Warehouse
Trafford Road
M17 1AB

What is the venue website?

How and when can I book the sessions I wish to attend?

Following a successful registration you will be notified when session booking is open. This
will be in April 2019.

How and when can I book matchmaking meetings?

Following a successful registration you will be sent an email to advise that matchmaking has
opened and explain how to book meetings. This will be in April 2019.

When will I get my personal event schedule?

You will receive your personal booked session and meeting schedule a few days before the
event (and you can constantly check your meeting schedule online). The meeting schedule
informs you about the time, the number of the table, and who you are going to meet.
We highly recommend that you download b2match mobile application (Google Play, iTunes
App Store), in order to be up-to-date about your meeting schedule and be able to send and
receive last-minute meeting requests on the spot.

Can I modify my registration profile?

Yes, you can modify your profile anytime by logging in into your account and modifying any
of the content you have already inserted.

Please be aware filming, audio recording or photography may be taking place throughout the venue. By entering and remaining on these premises you hereby grant EUREKA and partner organisations all permissions for your likeness to appear within the production, in any media, worldwide and in perpetuity. If you do not wish to appear or have any questions please contact a member of the Front of House team immediately on arrival. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Hotel Accomodation (by distance)

Hotel Football
99 Sir. Matt Busby Way
M16 0SZ
+44 (0)161 751 0430
5 minute walk

Copthorne Hotel

Clippers Quay
Salford Quays
M50 3SN
+44 (0) 161 8737 321
7 minute walk

Ibis Budget Manchester Salford Quays

19 Trafford Road
Salford Quays
M5 3AW
+44 (0)161 848 0898
9 minute walk

AC Hotels by Marriot

17 Trafford Road
Salford Quays
M5 3AW
+44 (0)161 876 5305
11 minute walk

Express by Holiday Inn Salford Quays

Waterfront Quay
Salford Quays
M50 3XW
+44 (0)871 902 1623
14 minute walk

Hilton Garden Inn

Manchester Emirates Old Trafford
Talbot Road
M16 0PX
+44 (0)161 8687100
14 minute walk

Travelodge Manchester Salford Quays

18 Markendale Place
M5 3GW
+44 (0)871 984 6495
14 minute walk

Premier Inn – Manchester (Salford Quays)

11 The Quays Road
Salford Quays
M50 3SQ
+44 (0)871 527 8718
15 minute walk

Holiday Inn Manchester – MediacityUK

M50 2HG
+44 (0)161 8131040
20 minute walk


Getting to Manchester


There are three main stations in the city centre: Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria.
Train journey times from:

  • London – 2hrs 7mins
  • Edinburgh – 3hrs 15mins
  • Birmingham – 1hr 28mins
  • Manchester Airport – 14mins
  • Liverpool – 34mins
  • Sheffield – 52mins
  • Newcastle – 2hrs 25mins
  • York – 1hr 20mins


National Express and  Megabus  provide services from all over the country into Chorlton
Street Coach Station in the heart of the city centre.


Manchester is well connected to the rest of the UK via excellent motorway links. The M60
ring road connects the city to motorways north, south east and west.


Manchester Airport is directly connected to over 200 destinations around the world. There
are frequent trains that run from the Airport to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station, from
there it a short tram journey to Victoria Warehouse.

Getting to Victoria Warehouse

By Car

Please note there is no parking available at venue. Please type: Victoria Warehouse,
Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester, M17 1AB into your Sat Nav.

By Tram

The venue is located between two trams stops. Pomona which runs every 6 minutes and
Exchange Quarry (Media City-Eccles line) runs every 12 minutes. For more information go to or telephone +44 (0) 161 205 2000

By Bus

The venue is located on a number of a major bus routes: The following bus routes service
the venue within 400m walk from the site: 53, 69, 250, 255 & 256. for more information see or call +44 (0) 871 200 2233

By taxi/Drop off

There will be a designated drop off point outside the venue, which will be clearly sign
posted. Please ensure that the driver only drops off in the designated area.