Technologists head to Sheffield

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Technology experts from as far afield as the US, Japan, Saudi Arabia, France, Sweden, Denmark and Portugal are converging on Sheffield this Wednesday to attend a three day conference on business and innovation.

The Business and Innovation Network - BIN@ - conference and related technology exhibition is being supported by Europe’s largest engineering body, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and is taking place at Sheffield University.

Experts will look at developments in the fields of engineering in medicine, robotics in healthcare, sustainable water supplies, and biofuels.

Organisations attending the event will include the UK’s national innovation agency the Technology Strategy Board, Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, and Sheffield University’s Sheffield Science and Engineering Gateways.