6 October 2021

Nurturing an emergent, chemistry-based business – experience from the sharp end

Organised by:

SCI's Science and Enterprise Group

Online webinar: 13:30 – 15:00 (BST)

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Synopsis

Three case studies illustrate the excitement and challenges faced in getting your new or emerging enterprise to the next stage of growth and over the hurdles in the first steps of scaling-up your business. These talks chart the path three different businesses took to achieve their aims for growth in the middle of a pandemic. Learn how they got on and how they achieved their goals. Take the opportunity to ask questions or share your own experiences in the panel Q&A session.


Attendees

This event is aimed at spin-out and start-up executives, university entrepreneurs, early career chemists, technology transfer officers, SMEs and investors in early stage chem/bio based enterprises.


Speakers

Alexander Hewitt

Anaphite Ltd

Alexander Hewitt is COO and Co-founder at Anaphite Ltd and A Physicist Commercialising Graphene in Li-ion Batteries.

Dr Jason Camp

Circa Group Pty Ltd

Dr Jason E. Camp became CTO of Circa Group in January 2020. He received his BS degree in Biochemistry from the University of California, Davis, in 2000. Afterwards he studied Organic Chemistry at the Colorado State University and earned his PhD from Penn State University in 2007. Before joining Circa Group, he had several engagements as researcher and lecturer, and he is a committee member of SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group as well as secretary of the SCI’s Science and Enterprise Group.

Dr Tiffany Wood

Dyneval Ltd and Senior Knowledge Transfer Fellow, University of Edinburgh.

Dr Tiffany Wood is Co-founder & CEO of Dyneval Ltd and Senior Knowledge Transfer Fellow, University of Edinburgh.


Programme

Wednesday 6 October

13:30
Welcome and introduction
13:30
From Physics to Fertility
Tiffany Wood, Co-founder & CEO of Dyneval Ltd
13:50
Delivering New Molecules from Biomass at Scale
Jason Camp, Chief Technology Officer at Circa Group Pty Ltd
14:10
My experience raising seed funds for a deep science startup
Alexander Hewitt, COO and Co-founder at Anaphite
14:30
Panel discussion
Johnathan Matlock, Co-founder of Science Angel Syndicate and Alan Steven, Senior Principal Scientist at CatSci Ltd
15:00
Close of session

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CPD Info

SCI Members attending this meeting are able to claim CPD points.

 


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Organising committee

Craig Duckham, CD R&D Consultancy Services Ltd
Johnathan Matlock, Co-founder of Science Angel Syndicate
Alan Steven, Senior Principal Scientist at CatSci Ltd


Contact
Conference team
Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561
Email: conferences@soci.org