Add to Calendar Europe/London DD/MM/YYYY 15/7/2019 17:0015/7/2019 18:15Women and spinouts: A case for actionPrince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5DG

  

This event will present the preliminary findings from a project funded by EPSRC to gain new insights about the engagement of women engineers, scientists and mathematicians in entrepreneurial activities. These will be discussed by a panel of women founders and professionals working across the boundaries between higher education and industry. Join the conversation with:

  • Jaci Barnett, Senior Investement and Commercial Manager at the University of Bristol. Jaci is an experienced Technology Transfer Professional with a demonstrated history of working across the boundaries between higher education and industry.
  • Brittany Harris, Co-founder of Qflow a company focused on impact management of construction sites and an Enterprise Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
  • Dr Anne Laure Humbert, Director Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice, Oxford Brookes University.
  • Dr Cecilia Muldoon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of VeriVin, Cecilia is an experienced oenophile and physicist who is passionate about bringing together science and wine.
  • Dr Keterina Spranger, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Heatbeat, a company that develops medical device software that makes planning for surgeries simpler, faster and more accurate. Katerina is also an Enterprise Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
  • Professor Simonetta Manfredi, Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Exchange and Project Director at Oxford Brookes University Business School.

The event will open at 4.30pm for registration and coffee. The presentation and panel discussion will then begin at 5.00pm and will be followed by drinks and networking.

This event is free tp attend and open to academics, doctoral students, technology transfer officers and knowledge exchange professionals, representatives from industry and other interested parties.

This event will be held at the Taylor Centre, Royal Academy of Engineering. Places are limited, so please register here.

For further information, please contact Ana Avaliani, Associate Director, Business Improvement and Head of Enterprise, Royal Academy of Engineering.