NCC Connect Start-Up Workshop

Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019

NCC Connect are holding a one-day Start-Up Workshop to bring together stakeholders to raise awareness of NCC offers to start-ups and how this fits with what other organisations are doing. 

The event aims to generate dialogue between stakeholders how our organisations can work together to assist start-ups. 

Start-Ups in the composites area are also invited to “pitch” themselves and present their challenges. 

Agenda

10:00 - Welcome and introduction

  • Ben Farmer, Future Business Consultant, NCC
  • Katy Riddington, Director of NCC Connect, NCC

10:25 - Start-up ecosystem

  • Alison Evans, Director of Research Contracts, Governance &
    Innovation, University of Bristol
  • Carolyn Jenkins, Research Commercialisation Manager, University of Bristol
  • Geraint Jones, Knowledge Transfer Associate, KTN
  • Paul O’Collins, Head of Innovation Business West,
  • Charlotte White, SME Relationship Manager, Composites UK
  • Ashley Brewer, Centre Director, UnitDX
  • Colin Stakem, Sector Manager – Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing, SETsquared
  • Pete Stirling, CEO, STL Tech 

11:45 - Break

11:50 - Start-ups

  • Evangelos Zympeloudis, CEO, iCOMAT
  • Will Battrick, CTO, Carbon ThreeSixty
  • Bob Bradley, CTO, Scal3D
  • Alastair Barnett, Senior Engineer Product Development, Composite Braiding
  • Romesh Aluwihare, CEO, The Composite Scaffolding Company
  • Olivia Stodieck, CEO, Daptablade
  • John Cloughley, CEO, E4 Structures

13:00  - Networking lunch

14:00  - Workshop tour

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