Investor Day 

Our next cohort of startups will present to a specially invited audience of investors, corporates & media on 19th November in Leeds. 


Meet the teams

Our next cohort of startups from leading Universities across the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland present to a specially invited audience of investors, corporates & media on 19th November 2019.


Our cohort of ventures emerged from a grueling lean customer discover journey, meeting on average 100 potential customers to test their value propositions.  Our exciting line up of 10 teams will be announced shortly.

ReproGO

ReproGO is utilizing a stepchange cellular reprogramming technology to provide high quality patient-specific stem cells for drug discovery and regenerative medicine. Its novel ‘onestep’, ‘substrate base’ technology allows significantly fast and efficient conversion of adult cells into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), bringing a new era of personalized treatment and
diagnosis in the stem cell field within reach.

ReproGO is based on research from Queen's University Belfast and led by Arya Moez. 

FjordStröng: rapid underwater biodiversity assessment

To build sustainably in the oceans, biodiversity assessments are legally required; however, these are currently damaging, lengthy or costly. Our automated baited underwater video systems (ABUVs) provide a fast, accurate, cost effective and non-destructive survey solution.

FjordStröng is based on research from Queen's University Belfast and led by Dr Lawrence Eagling. 

Our ventures from leading Universities across the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, have emerged from a grueling lean customer discover journey, each meeting on average 100 potential customers to test their value propositions.

Agenda


Registration & lunch from 12:30pm

14:30pm Introductions
14:35am pitch session 1 (each team 10 min pitch & Q&A)
16:00pm Coffee break
16:30pm Pitch session 2 (each team 10 min pitch & Q&A)
18:00pm Close, drinks canapes reception & networking