Guv Summit http://www.guvsummit.com Global University Venturing's annual Summit Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:14:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Admission Terms and Conditions http://www.guvsummit.com/admission-terms-and-conditions/ http://www.guvsummit.com/admission-terms-and-conditions/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:07:31 +0000 http://www.guvsummit.com/?p=499
  • Mawsonia Ltd is committed to providing high quality industry events. The following information outlines the Delegate Admission terms and conditions including the payment/cancellation policy of events organised by Mawsonia Ltd. in the UK.

    Mawsonia Ltd will on occasions promote events organised by third parties and/or partner organisations, these
    events are subject to the organisers Delegate payment /cancellation policy.

    1. By registering for and/or attending the Event (as defined below), participants are bound by, and comply with, these Terms and Conditions. It is the individual’s responsibility to read and understand these Terms and Conditions.
    2. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions the “Event” means the conference, seminars,
    networking sessions, awards dinner and presentation the details of which are as confirmed in the written booking arrangements between the participant and Mawsonia Limited (“Mawsonia Ltd”);
    3. In order to attend the Event, participants must pay in full or have paid in full on their behalf the relevant Registration Fee immediately on booking or by the Due Date.
    4. The Registration Fee does not include any travel costs, or any costs of accommodation. The
    Registration Fee relates solely to attendance at the Event.
    5. If an invoice is requested, payment will be required by return but not later than prior to the Event. If payment is not received within these required time limits, Mawsonia Ltd reserves the right to cancel the booking without notice. Payment may be made by cheque, credit card or bank transfer*. Please indicate your Booking Reference and surname as a reference on all bank transfers and communications. *Please be aware additional fees maybe applicable based on the method of payment.
    6. Details of the participant’s place at the Event will be confirmed by Mawsonia Ltd once the completed booking is received by Mawsonia Ltd. Confirmation by Mawsonia Ltd of the place at the Event forms a binding commitment for payment of the full relevant Registration Fee(s) by the individual participant.
    7. Places at the Event are limited and are subject to availability.
    8. Payments for the Event are non-refundable.
    9. Participants wishing to cancel a confirmed booking must do so in writing via email, in order for the
    cancellation to be deemed valid it must be acknowledged by Mawsonia Ltd. Applicable cancellation fees are outlined as follows
    a. Up to 12 weeks before the event date a 20% cancellation fee will be applicable
    b. Up to 8 weeks before the event date a 40% cancellation fee will be applicable
    c. Up to 4 weeks before the event date a 50% cancellation fee will be applicable
    d. Less than 4 weeks before the event date the full fee will be applicable
    e: No Show the full fee will be applicable
    10. A request that the participant’s confirmed booking is transferred to a colleague may be made by giving written notice to Mawsonia Ltd. Mawsonia Ltd reserves the right to accept or deny a request for such a transfer. An administration fee of £50 GBP will be applicable.
    11. Participants wishing to cancel a complimentary (free of charge) registration must do so in writing via email, in order for the cancellation to be deemed valid it must be acknowledged by Mawsonia Ltd. Applicable cancellation fees are outlined as follows
    1. Up to 2 weeks before the date of the event £100 + VAT
    12. Mawsonia Ltd reserves the right to cancel a participant’s place at any time and for whatever reason
    (including without limitation cancellation of the Event) on repayment of the Registration Fee, or whatever proportion of the Registration Fee it has actually received; and this repayment shall be in full and final settlement of any claims against Mawsonia Ltd by the participant relating to his/her place at the Event.
    13. In the event of fire, flood or without limit other causes that Mawsonia Ltd reasonably believes to be
    substantial or that are beyond Mawsonia Ltd’s control, Mawsonia Ltd reserves the right to change the times, dates and the venues of the Event, without incurring any liability to the participant.14. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
    England and Wales and each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
    15. These Terms and Conditions, together with the registration form, constitute the entire agreement of the parties. In entering into this agreement, the parties have not relied on, and shall have no remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person other than as expressly set out in this agreement. Each participant shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the Terms and Conditions and shall be bound by them in all respects.
    16. These Terms and Conditions may not be modified, amended or rescinded, in whole or in part, except by written amendments signed by both parties.
    17. To the full extent allowed by law and insofar as it is reasonable to do so, the participant agrees not to hold Mawsonia Ltd liable for any damage or loss suffered or incurred by the them during the course of the Event, including consequential (i.e. losses which are not incurred as a direct consequence of the Event leading to any claim) or indirect losses or loss of profit, through registering for the Event, attending the Event, alteration of the Event schedule, cancellation of the Event, or any error or omission on the part of Mawsonia
    Ltd. This provision does not reduce or restrict Mawsonia Ltd’s liability for death or personal injury
    caused by its negligence or fraud.
    18. By accepting these Terms and Conditions the participant warrants that he is attending the Event in the course of his or her business and indemnifies Mawsonia Ltd and its staff and agents against all or any loss or damage, injury, actions, proceedings or claims arising from any act or omission of the individual during the course of the Event.
    19. Participants are responsible for taking appropriate insurance cover in connection with their attendance at the Event. Where the individual participant is travelling from outside of the United Kingdom to attend the Event, appropriate travel insurance should be purchased independently and in advance of any travel or travel bookings.
    20. Photographs will be taken at the Event by an official photographer, which may be used in post-Event publicity and on future marketing materials. By completing and submitting the Booking Form, the participant consents to the official photographer taking such photographs, which may feature the participant and/or his/her guests, and the use of such photographs as described and, where applicable, undertakes to ensure that all of his/her guests attending the Event are made aware of the use of the official photographer and consent accordingly to their photograph being taken as described. If the participant or any of his/her guests do not want their photograph to be taken or used in this way, Mawsonia Ltd must be notified prior to the Event.
    21. The views expressed by any speaker at the Event are representative of the speaker’s own opinions and cannot in any way be attributed to Mawsonia Ltd. Mawsonia Ltd disclaims any liability for views expressed by any speaker at the Event.
    22. Mawsonia Ltd is not liable for the content of any entertainment provided. Mawsonia Ltd has taken
    reasonable checks to ensure that it is appropriate for the Event.
    23. Where tickets/admission documents for the Event are posted to the participant, the risk in the goods shall pass to the participant upon the items being posted to the address given by the participant.
    24. Mawsonia Ltd reserves the right to reject a ticket sale or refuse entry if it is deemed that the potential attendee would in some way be an inappropriate delegate, in which case a full refund will be given if a ticket has been purchased. In the event of inappropriate behaviour by any individual in the view of Mawsonia Ltd or the Event venue operator, they may be refused entry or asked to leave and excluded from the Event without refund or compensation.
    25. Reasonable security searches at the Event venue will take place.
    26. The details of the Event shown in any material supplied by Mawsonia Ltd to the customer are correct at the time of printing but the participant shall be responsible for checking with Mawsonia Ltd that no alterations have been made.

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Book a table http://www.guvsummit.com/book-a-table/ http://www.guvsummit.com/book-a-table/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:15:59 +0000 http://www.guvsummit.com/?p=409  

 

Single ticket to the GUV Awards 2014 £250* £200*
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Table (8 people) at the GUV Awards 2014 £1,750* £1,500*

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Sponsorship opportunities http://www.guvsummit.com/sponsorship-opportunities/ http://www.guvsummit.com/sponsorship-opportunities/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:01:07 +0000 http://www.guvsummit.com/?p=401 Attending as a sponsor

Whether you are looking to raise your company profile, move into new market sectors, seeking investment or simply network with the best of the industry, the Global University Venturing Summit partnership and sponsorship opportunities give you the platform to promote and exposure your brand to international decision makers who attend the event annually. For further information or to discuss partnership and sponsorship opportunities or to discuss a tailor-made packages to suit your company’s individual marketing needs and budgets please contact David Jenkins at djenkins@mawsonia.com

Sponsor opportunities available for 2014:

platinum-ball

Platinum Sponsor

FULL RATE CARD – £15,000 ($25,000)

The Platinum Package includes:

  • Recognition as the Title Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit and Awards
  • 1 x Session moderator or panellist position
  • 1 x  Exhibition Booth in a prime location
  • Presentation of an award of your choosing at the GUV Awards Dinner.
  • Marketing and promotional material distribution – seat drop
  • 5 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 1 table (8 people) at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • 1 full page colour advertisement and 200 word profile in the official event handbook
  • 1 full colour page advertisement in the Global University Venturing magazine
  • Logo and profile on the event app
  • Banner advertisement on the event website
  • Organisation of interviews with media

gold-ball

Gold Sponsor

FULL RATE CARD – £10,000 ($16,500) The Gold Package includes:

  • Recognition as a Gold Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit and Awards
  • 1 x Panelist position
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Presentation of an award at the GUV Awards Dinner
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 3 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 1 table (8 people) at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • 1 full page colour advertisement and 100 word profile in the official event handbook
  • 1 half colour page advertisement in the Global University Venturing magazine
  • Logo and profile on the event app
  • Banner advertisement on the event website

silver-ball

Silver Sponsor

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) The Silver Package gives you the option to tailor your package. Firstly select one of these options:

  • 1 x Panelist position
  • 1 x Drinks Reception Sponsor
  • 1 x Bag and Badge sponsor, including bag drop
  • 1 x Lunch and Coffee Break Sponsor
  • 1 x Wi-Fi and Event App Sponsor
  • 1 x Business Lounge Sponsor
  • 1 x GUV Summit TV Sponsor
  • 1 x Innovation Zone Sponsor, including inviting 5 of your portfolio companies to exhibit for free

Plus all of the standard Silver features including:

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

bronze-ball

Bronze Sponsor

FULL RATE CARD – £5,000 ($8,250) The Bronze Package includes:

  • Recognition as a Bronze Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 2 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app
  • Company profile included on the event website and in the event handbook
  • Logo included on signage and pre-event marketing materials
  • Discounted tickets and booths for portfolio companies, clients and members of your organisation

champaigne

Networking Drinks Reception Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) The Networking Drinks Reception Package includes:

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Recognition as the Networking Drinks Reception Sponsor
  • Exclusive branding throughout the Pre-Awards Drinks Reception
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth in the Summit
  • Right to run promotional material throughout the full event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

 

table

 

Global University Venturing Awards Dinner Sponsor

FULL RATE CARD – £10,000 ($16,500) The Global University Venturing Awards Dinner Package includes:

  • Recognition as the host partner for the Global University Venturing Awards
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth at the Summit
  • Presentation of an award at the GUV Awards Dinner
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 3 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 1 table (8 people) at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • 1 full page colour advertisement and 100 word profile in the official event handbook
  • 1 half colour page advertisement in the Global University Venturing magazine
  • Logo and profile on the event app
  • Banner advertisement on the event website

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Global University Venturing Awards Category Sponsor

FULL RATE CARD – £3,500 ($5,750) The Category Sponsor Package includes:

  • Recognition as a category sponsor for the Global University Venturing Awards
  • Option to select which award you present (subject to availability)
  • Presentation of an award at the GUV Awards Dinner
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 1 table (8 people) at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Full colour advertisement in the Awards programme

This years awards categories include:

  • Deal of the year
  • Fundraising of the year
  • Technology transfer unit of the year
  • Lifetime achievement award
  • Personality of the year

dinner

Delegate Lunch & Coffee Break Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($6,000) The Delegate Lunch & Coffee Break Sponsor package includes:

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Branding on and behind all coffee stations and food service areas
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

Tv

 GUV Summit TV Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) New for 2014, GUV Summit TV is a dedicated online event channel featuring keynotes, speakers, interviews and much more

The TV Sponsor Package includes:

  • Recognition as the TV Sponsor for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Branding behind all of the interviews
  • Possibility of hosting interviews
  • Branding on GUV websites directing to the interviews
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

lanyard-&-badge

GUV Summit Delegate Badge & Bag Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) The Delegate Badge & Bag Package includes:

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Branding on all delegate badges
  • Branding on all delegate bags
  • Right to insert material into the delegate bags
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

CT3A0872

Innovation Zone Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) The Innovation Zone Package includes:

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Recognised as the Innovation Zone Sponsor
  • Option to bring 5 portfolio companies at no additional cost
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

business lounge

Business Lounge Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) The Business Lounge Sponsor includes:

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Exclusive Branding within the Business Lounge
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Profile on the event app

event-app

Event App & Wi-Fi Sponsor (Silver)

FULL RATE CARD – £7,500 ($12,500) The Event App & Wi-Fi Package includes:

 

  • Recognition as a Silver Partner for the Global University Venturing Summit
  • Exclusive Branding on the event app
  • Option to select what the landing page is when people first log in
  • 1 x Exhibition Booth
  • Right to run promotional material throughout event
  • 2 day delegate passes to the summit
  • 4 places at the Global University Venturing Awards dinner
  • Extended profile on the event app

 

 

CORPORATE BRANDING MENU

FULL RATE

Corporate logo signage on all pre-event email alerts

£500

Corporate logo signage on the official website (12 months)

£750

1 x Banner link advertisement signage on website (12months)

£1,500

1 x 2min Corporate promotional video, played during the Summit

£2,500

1 x reserved hospitality package for 10 guests at the Dinner

£ 1,000

1 x full page colour advertisement in official Magazine Publication

£ 1,000

1 x half page colour advertisement in official Magazine Publication

£500

1 x marketing literature and promotional material distribution

£300

 Exhibition Booth, including 2 day delegate passes

£2,500

Innovation Zone Pod

£1,000

 

 

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  • Don Spalinger

    Don Spalinger Director of Researcher and Innovation ServicesUniversity of Southampton, SETsquared Partnership

    Director of Researcher and Innovation Services, University of Southampton and SETsquared Partnership Management Board Don brings his serial entrepreneurial and international management experience to the University of Southampton (UoS) in the position of Director of Research and Innovation Services (RIS), and the SETsquared Partnership Management Board. Don joined the UoS in 2007, initially with a remit to foster strategic relationships between UoS, key corporations, and other external partner organizations. Prior to joining UoS, he had an eight year relationship with the University, begi...

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  • Simon Bond

    Simon Bond Innovation DirectorSETsquared Partnership

    Innovation Director, SETsquared Partnership Simon is Innovation Director of SETsquared, the award-winning enterprise partnership of the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. He is also Director of the University of Bath Innovation Centre which helps accelerate the growth of technology-based companies both from the University's research base and from the private sector and has founded a portfolio of networks to support business innovation - these include Silicon South West, Low Carbon South West, the open Mobile Innovation Camp, and the Assisted Living Action Network...

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  • Toby Lewis

    Toby Lewis EditorGlobal Corporate Venturing

    Toby Lewis has been editor of Global Corporate Venturing since the beginning of 2013, having joined the media publication as news editor in 2011. Lewis has served as one of the three executive directors on Mawsonia’s board since joining the publishing company of Global Corporate Venturing, Global University Venturing and Global Government Venturing. ...

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  • Moray Wright

    Moray Wright CEOParkwalk Advisors

    Moray has over 25 years experience, working for Hoare Govett, JP Morgan, Lazard and Mirabaud. He has helped advise companies on acquisitions, fund-raising, restructuring and strategy. He has invested in the technology sector (both listed and non-listed) for over 20 years. Moray co-founded Parkwalk in 2009, and the firm is now one of the leading investors in UK University spin-out companies. Parkwalk Funds have invested in spin-outs from 13 UK Universities and the firm also manage the University of Cambridge Enterprise Funds and the University of Oxford Isis Funds.

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  • Tony Raven

    Tony Raven Chief ExecutiveCambridge Enterprises

    Dr Tony Raven joined Cambridge Enterprise as Chief Executive in December 2011. Previously he was Director of Research & Innovation Services at the University of Southampton, where he helped establish Southampton’s international reputation as a leading entrepreneurial university, creating a portfolio of 11 spin-out companies with four listings on the London Stock Exchange. After graduating with a First in physics from Manchester University, he obtained his MSc and DPhil from the University of Oxford. He worked at Rutherford Appleton Laboratories and Osaka University before joining Cambri...

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  • Tomas Coates Ulrichsen

    Tomas Coates Ulrichsen Research FellowCentre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (CSTI), University of Cambridge

    Tomas Coates Ulrichsen is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (CSTI) at the University of Cambridge. His core research interests lie in better understanding the role and contribution of a nation’s university base, through its partnerships with industry, in the process of technological innovation, industrial transformation and wider economic development. His current work focuses on understanding the particular role and contributions of strategic partnerships as an approach for structuring the interactions between universities and firms in the innovation...

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  • Andrea Young

    Andrea Young Fund ManagerOld College Capital, University of Edinburgh

    Andrea has over 25 years experience in the financial sector working for Royal Bank of Scotland, Deutsche Bank in London and Scottish Enterprise (SE) and now the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Andrea is the Fund manager for Old College Capital (OCC) LP, the in-house venture fund of the University of Edinburgh and is responsible for the due diligence, execution of transactions and portfolio monitoring. Andrea also leads on the development of new investment funds for the University. Andrea joined SE to develop and manage the Scottish Co-investment Fund from a concept to a fully functi...

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  • Andy Shannon

    Andy Shannon Head of Global OperationsStartupbootcamp

    Andy is the Head of Global Operations at Startupbootcamp, A​ ​leading​ ​startup accelerator​ ​with programs in 8 countries​ ​that invests in over 90 companies annually. Andy has held multiple startup operating and technology commercialization roles in addition to working with both angel and tech transfer groups. He was previously a Family Office Investment manager and a Fellow at Seedcamp. Andy received his MBA from Imperial College London and BA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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  • Gregg Bayes-Brown

    Gregg Bayes-Brown EditorGlobal University Venturing

    Gregg is Editor of Global University Venturing, a trade magazine focusing on university-related research, companies, and investments. Gregg comes from a varied journalistic background of science, technology, and finance. When he's not in front of a PC, he can be found on a bike, on a boat, or in another country.

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  • Janice Denoncourt

    Janice Denoncourt Senior Lecturer in LawNottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University

    BA (McGill), LLB (W. Australia), LLM (Murdoch), LLM (Bournemouth), PhD Candidate (Nottingham) Senior Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University Janice is a graduate of McGill University (1988) and completed her law degree at the University of Western Australia (1995). She was awarded a British Council Chevening Scholar (Landerer Commercial Law Scholarship) and holds LLM degrees in Intellectual Property Law from Murdoch University (2002) in Western Australia and Intellectual Property Law and Management at Bournemouth University (2003). She is currently a PhD candi...

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  • Fergus R. McKenzie, PhD, HDR

    Fergus R. McKenzie, PhD, HDR Programme ManagerScottish Enterprise

    Fergus is a Programme Manger within the Commercialisation team at Scottish Enterprise (SE). SE exists to identify and exploit opportunities for Scotland's economic growth by supporting Scottish companies to compete, helping to build globally competitive sectors, attracting new investment and creating a world-class business environment. Fergus has split his career between Academia (initially) and Business, having spent the last 20 years at the academic-industry interface. His experience includes R&D management, start-up company creation, business development, IP management and licensing ...

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    John Spindler CEOCapital Enterprise

    John is the CEO of Capital Enterprise- a network of Universities, Business Schools, Incubators and Accelerators that support entrepreneurs in London. Capital Enterprise operate a service called Capital List ( www.capitallist.co) that introduces investment ready tech start-ups to 20+ VC's and Angel networks and from December 2014 will be launching an $120m fund (backed by the Mayor of London) that will focus on funding seed rounds for London based Science,Technology and Digital startups in London.

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  • Tom Whitehouse

    Tom Whitehouse Founder & Chairman London Environmental Investment Forum

    Tom Whitehouse is founder and chairman of the London Environmental Investment Forum, an advisory business that convenes and connects new environmental technologies and technologists with the right investment capital and corporate partners. He writes ‘The Clean Deal’, a monthly column in Global Corporate Venturing. Before working in the environmental technology sector, Tom was a foreign correspondent. From 1997-1999 he was Moscow correspondent for The Guardian and from 1991-1997 he was a reporter for the BBC World Service, based in Prague and Moscow.

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  • Paolo Borella

    Paolo Borella Master of ControlAppsCampus

    Paolo Borella, is Master Control at AppCampus, where he helped shape the program and drive it's continuous improvement. Paolo has passion for helping create new business and ...

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  • James Wilkie

    James Wilkie DirectorUniversity of Birmingham

    James has worked in a wide range of companies and organisations, including large Multinationals, small ‘start up’ companies and more recently at the interface between Universities and Business. He has run businesses in different countries, raised many millions in funds for them from private, corporate and public sources over his career and is an investor. He has started up new businesses, turned failing businesses and organisations around and delivered substantial organisational change. James has always worked in businesses and roles that involve the development of scientific research outpu...

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  • Quentin Compton-Bishop

    Quentin Compton-Bishop CEOWarwick Ventures

    Quentin Compton-Bishop joined Warwick Ventures in 2011 after 17 years’ working for early-stage technology companies, including 11 years as a company CEO. He is responsible for technology development and commercialisation at the University of Warwick and manages the University’s spinout equity portfolio. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of two materials technology companies, P2i, which makes performance nano-coatings, and RolaTube Technology, which makes extendable, coiled composite structures. His earlier career included software, telecommunications and renewable energy. Quentin stu...

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  • Enrico D'Angelo

    Enrico D’Angelo DirectorParkwalk Advisors

    Enrico qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse before working in COO, CFO and strategy roles with Clifford Chance, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch. He has held a number of non-exec positions in technology and entrepreneurial ventures and been director of a financial services software company. Enrico is a member of the Parkwalk UK Technology Funds, the University of Cambridge Enterprise Funds and the University of Oxford Isis Funds Investment Committees.

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  • George Gogolev

    George Gogolev Head of Innovation Ecosystem DevelopmentRussian Venture Company

    Managing a portfolio of projects aimed at increasing the quality of interactions within the Russian venture ecosystem spanning actors from university ecosystems and their ties with industrial clusters to various startup accelerators, incubators and major networking events. Previously, spent a year Head of Human Capital Development Program and another year as Head of High-Tech Product Markets Development Program.

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  • Ilian Iliev

    Ilian Iliev Founder & CEOEcoMachines Incubator

    Ilian Iliev is the founder and CEO of EcoMachines Incubator, an investment fund that backs early stage hardware companies, with a focus on energy, cleantech, resource efficiency and industrials. Prior to EcoMachines, Ilian was founder and CEO of CambridgeIP Ltd, a leading technology intelligence and IP strategy company, and an industrial power solutions business in Southern Africa. An economist by background, he has published on the topics of innovation policy an...

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  • Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox

    Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox Managing Director and CTOEnval Limited

    Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, in 1996. He worked as a Project Engineer, then relocated to do his PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK. Here he specialised in Microwave-Induced Pyrolysis, a process he adapted in order to recycle complex waste streams. After his PhD, Carlos further developed this process, eventually obtaining a patent for the recycling of laminated packaging. In 2006, Carlos co-found...

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  • Timothy Barnes

    Timothy Barnes Director, Enterprise OperationsUCL

    Tim likes starting things. He has been involved in starting companies, charities, political campaigns and a variety of other activities. At present, he is the Director of Enterprise Operations at UCL and also the Director of UCL Advances, the centre for entrepreneurship at University College London. As head of Enterprise Operations since 2011, Tim oversees the resources allocated by the university to business engagement. He became director of UCL Advances in 2007 when the centre was first launched and has built it into one of the largest such activities in Europe, offering thousands of plac...

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  • Brian Graves

    Brian Graves Director of Business DevelopmentImperial Innovations

    Brian Graves is Director of Business Development and Head of the Engineering/Technology section of the Technology Transfer Team at Imperial Innovations. He is responsible for intellectual property sourcing, licensing and spin-out creation for technologies arising from Imperial College London. Brian joined the company in 2001 having previously worked for John Crane, a division of Smiths Group plc in a variety of roles for over 22 years, located both in the UK and USA. Throughout his career at John Crane, Brian app...

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  • Andy Hill

    Andy Hill CEOIntelligent Ultrasound

    CEO and co-founder of Intelligent Ultrasound, a spinout from the University of Oxford’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Andy has extensive experience of building early stage businesses with new and disruptive technologies across a wide range of clinical settings. He is life sciences graduate with a master’s degree in business administration and has held senior international positions in a number early-stage US-based medical technology companies (Perclose Inc., PercuSurge Inc., Acorn Cardiovascular Inc.) and from 2003 to 2009 was CEO of Deltex Medical Group plc, a UK-based manufacturer of ...

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  • Dr Atul Chauhan

    Dr Atul Chauhan Chancellor and FounderAmity University

    Dr. Atul Chauhan is the President of the non-profit Ritnand Balved Education Foundation and the Chancellor of Amity University. Dr. Chauhan is also the CEO of the AKC Group of Companies which has worldwide interests in the fields of petrochemicals, healthcare and technology. Amity is a leading private education group of India with over 120,000 students across 1,000 acres of high tech campuses and over 4,500 faculty.  Amity University, the number 1 ranked private University of India has the highest ‘A’ Grade accreditation by NAAC and is highly research and innovation oriented, with the facul...

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  • Stephen Brooke

    Stephen Brooke CEOOmbu Group

      ‎Stephen is CEO of Ombu Group and the company’s founder.  He also founded Swarraton Partners, a UK venture capital firm, where he is Managing Partner. In addition, Stephen is on the board of the Royal Society Enterprise Fund. Previously, Stephen was at IP Group plc where he was Director of Business Development and on the main board, and gained experience in venture capital working at Columbia University Science and Technology Ventures in New York and Bridgepoint Capital in London.  Stephen is a graduate of Oxford University and Columbia University. Stephen is currently on the boards ...

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  • Louis Barson

    Louis Barson Deputy Director for Science and Innovation UK Trade & Investment

    Louis Barson was appointed to the post of Deputy Director for Science and Innovation in UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) in March 2014, responsible for leading the UKTI Innovation Gateway - a 'front door' to the UK innovation system for large international investors and corporates, and a runway to international opportunities for innovation-led UK companies in the 8 GREAT technologies. Before taking up this role, from October 2012 Louis was Head of Science and Innovation at UKTI, coordinating the department's relationships with the UK innovation ecosystem, running a global 'Innovation is GREAT...

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    Attending as a Delegate http://www.guvsummit.com/attending/ http://www.guvsummit.com/attending/#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:31:24 +0000 http://www.guvsummit.com/?p=15 Annually, international  Universities, Senior Executives from the Venture Capital and Private Equity sector attend the Global University Venturing Summit for a networking fueled day of discussion, information and knowledge sharing, deals and brokering.

    In its 2nd year the Global University Venturing Summit is already considered to be one of the major events for Venture Capital professionals interesting in University innovation.

    Join us for two days of in depth discussions, networking, celebration and the discovery of new innovation. Prices for the event, including tickets to the awards dinner on the evening of October 21 are:

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    Table (8 people) at the GUV Awards 2014 £1,750*
    *Prices exclude VAT which is chargeable at the rate of 20%.

    Please contact David Jenkins at djenkins@mawsonia.com for more information on how to register.

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    Whether you are looking to raise your company profile, move into new market sectors, seeking investment or simply network with the best of the industry, the Global University Venturing Summit partnership and sponsorship opportunities give you the platform to promote and exposure your brand to international decision makers who attend the event annually.

    For further information or to discuss partnership and sponsorship opportunities or to discuss a tailor-made packages to suit your company’s individual marketing needs and budgets please contact David Jenkins at djenkins@mawsonia.com.

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