Meet the Funder + Networking

Thursday 12th September 2024

Theatre :  Sustainability and Circular Economy 

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In the dynamic and rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable industries, securing funding is crucial for driving innovation and achieving significant growth. Meet the Funder panel discussion aims to bridge the gap between ambitious projects and potential investors, fostering collaborations that can transform the future of the industry.

Join us for an engaging panel discussion where participants can explore strategies to secure the funding needed to propel their projects forward and contribute to a sustainable future.

Attendees can anticipate:

  • Gaining deeper insights into what funders seek in investment opportunities.
  • Identifying tailored funding sources that meet your company’s specific needs.
  • Building robust connections between funders and companies, setting the stage for future collaborations.
  • Participating in insightful discussions on the future of investment in sustainable industries, influencing strategic decisions.

Following the panel discussion, there will be an hour of networking.

This unique opportunity allows direct interaction with funders, offering valuable insights and the chance to discuss your project or organisational goals.

Christopher Pilgrim, Knowledge Transfer Manager - Materials at Innovate UK KTNChristopher Pilgrim Knowledge Transfer Manager - Materials
Innovate UK Business Connect
Evgenia Yakushina, Advanced Forming Research Centre, University of StrathclydeEvgenia Yakushina Principal Knowledge-Exchange Fellow
NMIS
Ian Collinson, Manufacturing Regional Lead at Scottish EnterpriseIan Collinson Manufacturing Regional Lead
Scottish Enterprise
Laura Capper, Head of Manufacturing & Construction, NatWest GroupLaura Capper Head of Manufacturing & Construction
NatWest Group
Philippa OldhamPhilippa Oldham Stakeholder Engagement Director
Advanced Propulsion Centre
Shelley BrownShelley Brown Investor - DeepTech Environment
ZINC

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