Join the Royce and a community of materials innovators, to build your network and find out how to access funding and support.
The Royce works to accelerate the commercialisation of advanced materials, by directly supporting startups, spin-outs, SMEs and large corporates, with advice, expertise and facilities access.
The Materials Accelerator Forum 2018 is a significant milestone in this mission. The first in a series of events, we are bringing together the SMEs leading materials innovation in the UK, with funders, advisors, and supporters.
DELEGATES CAN EXPECT:
-An overview of support available through the Royce for business innovation and growth
-Information on future funding opportunities and how to apply
-Success stories from established and growing materials-focused startups
-One-to-one sessions to understand opportunities within Royce
-Insights on the materials research and development landscapes, and opportunities for business
The Materials Accelerator Forum will focus on facilities, support and funding available to SMEs to innovate and grow.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
SMEs, startups and spin-outs that:
-Gain advantage from advanced materials
-Apply materials science in the health or biomedical sector
-Apply materials science in the mobility and electrification sector
November 13th 2018
National Graphene Institute
University of Manchester M13 9PL
09.30 – 10.10 Registration, Refreshments & Networking
10.15 – 10.30 Welcome – ‘The Royce as an accelerator’
10.30 – 12.00 Plenary session
12.00 – 12.50 Lunch and networking
13.15 – 15.05 Parallel sessions :
- Sector focus: Health and Biomedical
- Sector focus: Mobility & Electrification
- Funding and knowledge transfer
15.30 – 16.00 Closing plenary session – next steps
16.00 – 17.00 Drinks reception