11 November 2022

Turning your science into a business

Organised by:

SCI’s Science and Enterprise group and SCI’s Fine Chemicals group

SCI, London, UK

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Synopsis

Products in the chemicals industries have a long journey to take from initial conception through to the important roles they play in our everyday lives. For a new enterprise, that journey can be considered in three stages:

  1. Commercialising a concept
  2. Building a business during product development
  3. Scaling to come on market.

This event will explore the wide-ranging topics that must be considered to progress chemical technologies through this middle phase – how to build a business whilst still developing your product – including hearing from those who have done it before and networking with others on this journey.


Attendees

This event will appeal to anyone interested into turning science into a business, including those in this sector who have experience in this translation or who support these efforts (IP, finance, consulting etc.)


Sponsorship

For further information and prices, please email conferences@soci.org


Programme

Friday 11 November

10:00
Registration and refreshments
10:30
Being a scientist and serial entrepreneur
Chris Frampton, Centillion Technology
11:00
Building new business areas – a perspective from a large corporate
Kristin Rickert, Johnson Matthey
11:30
What's hard about raising money for hard tech?
Neil MacDougall, UK Business Angels Association
12:00
Refreshment break
12:30
Workshop
13:15
Lunch
14:15
Building IP Strategies to Secure Investment
Charlotte Crowhurst, Potter Clarkson
14:45
Learnings from a life of turning chemistry technologies into companies
Santi Domínguez, Mestralabs
15:15
Refreshment break
15:30
Panel discussion
16:30
Wine reception
18:00
Event close

Venue and Contact

SCI

14/15 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PS

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees
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Organising committee

Jason Camp, SCI / Circa Group
Charlotte Crowhurst, SCI / Potter Clarkson
Jayshree Mistry, SCI / Independent Consultant
Thomas Sturgeon, SCI / Immaterial
Jason Tierney, SCI / Top Tier Consultancy