The Royal Society CEO Summit is dedicated to boosting employment and economic growth in the UK by helping CEOs of the fastest growing science-based companies grow their companies globally. By accelarating the growth of Science-based companies, we aim to make the job creation and economic growth correlated to the translation of science reach even greater heights.
This is event is free of charge to CEOs of high-growth, Science-based companies.These 'scale-up CEOs' will be joined by volunteer top tier CEOs and Advisors from Europe who have already scaled up one or several companies, and who understand how difficult, but how important, scaling up companies can be.
The sole objective of this event is to increase the growth of the companies led by the attending CEOs. We will track the growth of these companies and report back periodically on how they are doing.
Mentors to the CEOs who are participating include...
- Robin Saxby, Former CEO and Chairman, ARM Holdings
- Andy Richards, Serial Biotechnology Entrepreneur and Business Angel
- Hermann Hauser: Serial Entrepreneur and co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners
- Sherry Coutu: Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and Philanthropist.
- Jon Bradford: Jon is the Managing Director of Techstars in London, cofounder of f6s and also tech.eu
- James Bilefield, High-growth, Global Digital Businesses Entrepreneur and Executive
- Robert Brady, Angel Investor and Chairman of Undu Software
- Sathya Smith, Head of Partner Solutions, Google EMEA
There is a limited space for this high impact event*. As such, we do require a short application to be completed as part of the Eventbrite registration. A preview of the questions to be answered can be found here. Your finished application will be considered by a panel of experienced investors and successful serial entrepreneurs.
Proposed Schedule of Events
|8.15am - 9.00am||Registration, tea and coffee|
|9.00am - 9.20am||Welcome message and introduction to summit|
|9.30am - 10.30am||Workshop 1|
|10.40am - 11.40am||Workshop 2|
|11.50am - 12.50pm||Workshop 3|
|1.00pm - 2.00pm||Networking lunch, keynote, closing remarks|
*The nomination process for participating CEOs is typically based on referrals from investors, although it is also possible for nominations to come via other channels, or for you to nominate yourself.
When & Where
Silicon Valley Comes to the UK
Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) is a not-for-profit volunteer-led invitation-only series of events that bring together early stage investors, successful serial entrepreneurs, students and alumni with leading serial entrepreneurs and investors to discuss and debate how and why they have come to create and fund today’s most disruptive technologies that aim to change our world. SVC2UK is working in partnership with London & Partners this year to deliver their programme of events.
London & Partners is a not-for-profit public-private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London and our network of commercial partners. They attract overseas businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to London and help London businesses go global. They were established in 2011, replacing three predecessor organisations – Visit London, Think London and Study London. With a combined and expanded remit, London & Partners can be a stronger advocate for London across the world.