Investor Day 

Our second cohort of startups presented to a specially invited audience of investors, corporates & media on 3rd July 2019 in Belfast.

Meet the teams

Our second cohort of startups from leading Universities across the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland presented to a specially invited audience of investors, corporates & media on 3rd July 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 includes:

Dragonfly Insulation Ltd 

Dragonfly Insulation aims at establishing the first UK based aerogel manufacturer by spinning out from Newcastle University and bringing aerogel, the most thermally efficient material, to the building insulation industry. Our innovative manufacturing process reducing both capital and operational cost enables a wider commercial application for this material.

Dragonfly is based on research from The University of Newcastle and led by Dr Xiao Han. 

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