Joint Academic, Industry and Business SIG and ICT KTN Event hosted by Philips Innovation Services
‘Absolutely Lab to Absolutely Fab – Getting your Research Project off the Bench and into Business’
This joint FREE event provides the essential mix of inspirational examples combined with first-hand experiences surrounding the challenges of bringing research to market. The sessions will provide a basis for informal and formal discussions with a specially selected group of speakers representing small, medium and large organisations. This event is designed for academic and industrial researchers and entrepreneurs; topics will include examples of best practices or lessons learned about bringing emerging technologies/services from the lab to the market. Confirmed speakers so far include: Kevin Arthur, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Oxford Photovoltaics, Sam Bose, Founder, AquaMW, Henk Koopmans, Head of Sales and Marketing, Plextek and Gordon Aspin, Director, Cognovo.
13:00 18th July 2012 End date/time
18:45 18th July 2012 Venue
Philips Research, 101 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0FY
This joint event is championed by Ian Wassell of Wireless Communication Team, David Roberts of Ogma Solutions, Alex Butler of Microsoft Research, Gordon Aspin of Cognovo and Claudio Marinelli of Nokia Corporation from the Academic and Industry SIG and Kevin Coleman of Alliantus, Leo Poll of Philips Innovation Services and Clennell Collingwood of TTP Ventures representing the Business SIG. We are also grateful to Philips for hosting this event.
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This event is aimed at academic and industrial researchers and entrepreneurs.
The sessions provide inspirational examples of best practices to enthuse the audience to successfully transition emerging technologies from the lab to the market.
Speakers from a specially selected cadre of small, medium and large organisations will share first-hand experiences about the challenges, mistakes and lessons learnt in creating successful new ventures.
During the formal and informal sessions, we will discuss the journey from lab to corporation, including:
- first steps from research to business
- identifying and meeting market needs
- technology scale up and manufacturing
- working with larger companies to build a business
- the constant evaluation required to transform business strategy and succeed
Confirmed speakers so far include:
- Kevin Arthur, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Oxford Photovoltaics will examine “Achieving Escape Velocity”
- Sam Bose, Founder, AquaMW will present “Lab to Market: 3 simple rules to maximise success rates”
- Henk Koopmans, Head of Sales and Marketing, Plextek will talk on “Lab to manufacture: It’s about relationships!”
- Gordon Aspin, Director, Cognovo will present “Intellectual Property: the foundation for a high-technology business?”
Packed full of essential information this FREE event is must for all entrepreneurs and researchers alike. Due to the popularity of these events early booking is strongly advised.
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