Just as the evenings draw in, Upstream wants to turn your mind to all things bright and innovative. Together with the RCA, they are hosting a creative meetup on 15 November 2018. And, together with Imperial’s chemistry department, they are hosting a biotech showcase and meetup on 22 November 2018. Join us and prepare to be amazed and inspired.
Upstream and the Royal College of Art invite you to a White City Creative Meetup
Thursday 15 November 2018, 18:00-20:00
An exciting networking opportunity for creatives in White City to learn about each other’s work and consider opportunities to collaborate.
Speakers include: Grace Boswood (COO of BBC Design + Engineering), Dr Eleanor Dare (Head of Programme, MA Digital Direction at RCA), Daisy Bere (Senior Designer at Soho House), Kate Collins (Brand Manager for The Collective UK), and Platform W12.
Followed by drinks and networking.
Ground Floor Exhibition Space, Royal College of Art, Garden House, Dorando Close, London W12 7FN
White City Biotech Showcase & Meetup
Thursday 22 November 2018, 15:00-17:30
Organised with Imperial College London’s Chemistry department and supported by Central Working, this event aims to encourage interaction and collaboration between business, academics and researchers.
This autumn, Chemistry became the first Department to move from Imperial College’s South Kensington campus to its new home at White City, taking up residence at the Molecular Science Research Hub (MSRH).
The MSRH brings together nearly 800 scientists, clinicians, engineers and business partners and houses the equipment and infrastructure to support a twenty-first century approach. Here, researchers from a range of backgrounds can address common challenges in areas such as energy, healthcare, and sustainability.
15:00 Networking, poster session & tour, MSRH
15:30 Short talks by Imperial College academics and start-ups, MSRH
16:45 Networking drinks, Translation & Innovation Hub (I-Hub)
17:30 Event ends
Confirmed speakers: Steve Allen (CEO, DNAe); Peter Buckman (SVP, Medidata); Simon Hepworth (Director of Enterprise, Imperial College London); Graham Hewson (Head of Incubator, Imperial Innovations); Susannah Williams (Scientist-in-Residence, Rebel Bio).