From the Brain to the Bank: The journey of creating value from science

Posted on: 16/07/2018

Launch event of ‘Taking Laboratory Discoveries to the Market’ РWednesday 12 September 2018, SCI, 15 Belgrave Square, London, UK


This is the launch event of the ‘Taking Laboratory Discoveries to the Market’ meeting series planned by SCI’s Science and Enterprise Group. It aims to gather people with experience and resources together with emerging businesses and budding entrepreneurs to generate a creative environment to accelerate innovations along their journey to the marketplace. Delegates will get to meet, learn from and connect with venture capitalists, IP experts, experienced consultants and entrepreneurs who have successfully created their business from scientific ideas.



This event is aimed at mid-career and budding scientific entrepreneurs from academia and industry looking to start a new business or develop business start-ups. It will also appeal to technical SMEs, spin-outs and start-ups striving to build sustainable organisations.


Confirmed Speakers

Paul Hodges, Chairman, International eChem (IeC)

Martin Elliott, Director, Chemical Relations Ltd

Charlotte Crowhurst, Patent Attorney and Partner, Potter Clarkson LLP

Tim Lumb, Chemistry Technical Manager, ALS

Andreas Schatzlein, CEO, Nanomerics

Michael Norris, Director, Rivertime Corporate Finance Ltd

Peter Clark, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

Damian Kelly, Head of Global R&D, Croda

Graham Hewson, Director, United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA)

Jenny Ames, Director, Jenny Ames Consulting Ltd

Steve Bennett, Managing Director, TransitionPlus Ltd

Fabien Deswarte, Business Development Manager, Circa Sustainable Chemicals Ltd


In addition to KTN’s Peter Clark speaking at the conference, Bryan Hanley of KTN is also a member of the organising committee.


Early bird rates before Tuesday 31 July 2018:

SCI Member £60, Non-Member £70

Standard rates after Tuesday 31 July 2018:

SCI Member £85, Non-Member £100

Click here for further details and to book a place.


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