UKSPA in Edinburgh - October 2016
Day One - Thursday 6 October 2016. The Roslin Institute
Plenary 1. The Easter Bush Campus. David Hume, Director of The Roslin Institute
Plenary 2 The Roslin Insitute : An Environment for Innovation.
Professor Bruce Whitelaw, Deputy Director, The Roslin Institute
John Mackenzie, CEO of Roslin Innovation Centre and Roslin BioCentre.
Plenary 3 Enterprise at The Roslin Institute/Moredun. Three tenant company presentations.
Jaymin Amin of Ingenza
Steve Parsons of Greengage Lightning
Richard Mole of Wormvax
Parallel Session One: Funding Growing Companies
Graeme McInstry, Portfolio Manager, Par Equity
Glen Illing, CEO, Roslin Technologies (Prezi link to external website)
Parallel Session Two: Building Design
Christoph Ackermann, Archiitect Director, BDP
David Ross and Neiil McLean, Atkins
Day Two - Friday 7 October 2016. Pentlands Science Park
Plenary 1. Welcome to Moredun. Julie Fitzpatrick, Director of the Moredun Institute and CEO of the Moredun Foundation.
Plenary 2. Edinburgh City Region Support Ecosystem.
Ian Johnson, Midlothian Council
Derek Ballantyne, Scottish Enterprise
Parallel 3: Investment, Infrastructure and Science
Jonathan Burroughs, Creative Places
Lindsey Moodie Inverness Campus, Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Session chaired by Simon Hoad, Trinity Investment Management.
Parallel 4: Knowledge Infrastructure - connecting Research to Business
Bob Cushing, Bridge Fibre
Fred Walker, Jiscom
Session Chaired by Austin Flynn, Partner, Morton Fraser
Parallel Session 5: Innovation and Incubator Investment
Tom Oglvie, University of Edinburgh
Maranda Knaggs, Stevenange BioScience Catalyst
Session Chaired by Catherine Johns, Business Durham
Parallel Session 6: Europe and Beyond
Simon Doherty, Department for International Trade
David MacCallum, Scottish Development International
Session chaired by Joanne Boag-Thompson, Shepperd Wedderburn