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8.45 -9:30

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Registration/Tea/Coffee

9:30-9:40

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Welcome and Introduction

Charlotte Morton

9:40-9.50

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Supporting solutions that protect the environment in a profitable way

Willem van Hasselt, Investor Relations, Solar Impulse Foundation

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Global Intellectual Property Workshop

Workshop 1:

A workshop hosted by the London Sustainable Development Commission

9:50-10.00

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An introduction from Innovate UK

Christian Inglis, Senior Innovation Lead – Growth and Scale Clean Growth and Infrastructure, Innovate UK

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10:00-11:15

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Energy

Jim Totty, Managing Partner, Earth Capital

Andy Kerr, Director UK & Ireland, Climate KIC

Dr Mark Taylor FIMA, Deputy Director for Energy Innovation Science and Innovation for Climate and Energy (SICE), BEIS

Alexander Starchenko, Managing Partner, First Imagine! Ventures

Nicola McCheyne, Head of Ideas Lab, Centrica Innovation (tbc)

5-6 start-ups

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Workshop 2:

Navigating the cleantech entrepreneur ecosystem

There is a lot of support on offer for entrepreneurs including government initiatives offering financial support to help start ups grow, however it can be hard to know where to start and what’s on offer. In this workshop meet some of the organisations passionate about supporting the cleantech community, providing critical resources such as business and marketing support, mentorship and more to start ups at all stages of development.
Chair: David Bent, Strategy Adviser, Futurist, Facilitator
Panel: London and Partners
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11:15-11:45

Coffee

11:45-13:00

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Food

Dr Rob Wylie, Five Seasons Ventures

5-6 start-ups

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Workshop 3:

What investors are looking for

Panel to include:

Jim Totty, Earth Capital

Julia Groves, Downing

Olivia Sibony, Angel Networks

Susannah McClintock, Investment Director, Sustainable Investors

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Workshop 4:

Encouraging Female Entrepreneurs

Panel session chaired by:

Karen Lawrence, Vice Chair, London Sustainable Development Commission

Participants to include:

Florence Gschwend, Founder and CEO, Chrysalix Technologies

Agnes Czako, Co-Founder, AirEx Technologies

Other female pitchers from last year’s Cleantech Innovate

13:00-14:30

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Transport

Chris Morris, Sustainable Ventures

Jonathan Hampson, General Manager, Zipcar UK

Joseph Seal-Driver, Jaguar LandRover

Rikesh Shah, Head of Commercial Innovation, TfL

5-6 start-ups

14:30-15:45

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Water or Waste/Circular Economy

Arlene Goode, Project Manager Hydro Nation Water Innovation Services, Arup

Adam Woodhall, Inspiring Sustainability introducing waste/circular economy

5-6 start-ups

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee

16:15 – 17:30

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Shelter

Julie Alexander, Director of Technology and Innovation, Places for People

Rupert Green, Technology Architect, Lendlease

5-6 start-ups

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Workshop 5:

Rapidly grow your business with storytelling

Stories are weaved into our whole society. The most successful individuals and businesses are those who tell the stories that have most impact on their key audiences.

In this high impact session you will learn how you can use telling acompelling business story to:

  • Convince your key audiences
  • Gain more customers
  • Win investment and funding
  • Mainstream your enterprise
  • Increase impact of your sustainable solution
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Workshop 6:

The scaling journey

A workshop hosted by Innovate UK with a panel of experts.

17:30–19:00

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The Gamechanger Innovation Challenge

19:00-20:00

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Drinks and Prize Giving