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Beyond Investment Breakfast

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A free to attend networking and knowledge sharing investment breakfast, on Wednesday 20th November in central Edinburgh.

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BEYOND INVESTMENT BREAKFAST

In association with Immerse UK, the Beyond 2019 programme brings you this special networking and knowledge sharing investment breakfast, on Wednesday 20th November. This event is free to attend but registration is essential.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Investment ready start-ups, SMEs, spin-outs, entrepreneurs, academic researchers and local and regional policy makers working with and supporting AI, immersive and creative technology businesses.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Discover what investment is available for creative technology businesses in the UK and the new schemes coming on stream to support creative businesses. Learn more about what investors are looking for and hear first-hand from companies who have recently participated in the Audience of the Future - Investment Accelerator and secured investment funding.

AGENDA

08.30 Registration and Breakfast

09.00 Welcome and Introductions

09.10 Company Case-studies

> Marion Surgical Ben Sainsbury, Chief Executive, Marion Surgical

> Maze Theory – Ian Hambleton, CEO, Maze Theory

9:30 Meet the Investors

> GC Angels – Damian Mohammed, Investment Director, GC Angels

> Creative England – Mehjabeen Price, Investment Team, Creative England

> Station 12 – Patrick Bradley, MD, Station 12

> InGame – Dr Chris Lowthorpe, InGame R&D and Innovation Fellow, Abertay University

> Creative Informatics – Michaela Turner, Creative Informatics Business Development Manager, Edinburgh University

10.00 Networking

10.30 Event Ends

SUPPORTING PARTNER

Immerse UK is the UK’s leading membership organisation for immersive tech, connecting you to the latest funding opportunities, industry innovations and a network of cross-sector connections to accelerate innovation, R&D and drive company growth.

Find out more about Immerse UK and the benefits of membership: immerseuk.org

ABOUT BEYOND 2019

Beyond is the R&D conference for the creative industries. It explores the relationship between research, academia and business innovation and tackles the challenges impacting the future of the sector.

This year’s conference will explore the intersection between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and creativity and span two days, with a single-track conference supported by two exhibitions showcasing UK excellence in research-driven creative innovation and early career academic research.

Join us at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on the 20-21 November for a packed programme of lively debate, panels, short talks and plenty of networking. Find out more and buy tickets: beyondconference.org

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