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About this event

The Deep Tech Network returns this winter!Imperial College London and Upstream are excited to be partnering with *Scale Space White City for the next (in person!) talks and networking with leading minds of our deep tech community, followed by networking & drinks.

Be inspired by the deep tech innovations from our community of startups, industry & academia who are using science and engineering to develop technologies with the power to transform global challenges that face our planet.

*The venue has COVID safety measures in place, we will update you via email in the lead up to the event. Attendees are required to show proof of vaccination status OR a NEGATIVE lateral flow test (LFT) on the day.

White City Innovation District

White City’s Innovation District is a growing hub for life sciences, and a hotbed of disruptive and ambitious engineering, involving the world-leading Imperial College London, tech and science startups.

This time round, we’re delighted to be partnering with Scale Space White City who will be hosting the event at their fabulous new space. Scale Space is a new scale-up community, located on Imperial College London’s ground-breaking White City Campus.

The Deep Tech Network Speakers

We have an incredible line-up of talks including:

Dr Francesco A. Aprile, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry at Imperial College London – The Aprile Lab’s research focuses on the development of biomolecules (molecules that are produced by living organisms) as research tools to understand disease mechanisms and for clinical applications. In particular, they are investigating proteins and antibodies that can help them to understand why proteins aggregate in the brain and lead to many forms of dementia.

Nicolas Mose, Co-Founder and COO at ProtonDx – Spun out of Imperial College London in March 2020, ProtonDx is revolutionising the world of diagnostic tests. They have developed a microchip based rapid diagnostic technology for infectious diseases. The device can also tag results and upload them to a cloud-based system to monitor disease progression and track outbreaks. They have recently adapted the technology to test for COVID-19 which provides quantitative results to a smartphone app in under 20 minutes.

Thomas Antalffy, Founder and CEO at Smart Respiratory Products Ltd – A digital healthcare company based in Imperial White City Incubator. Smart Respiratory’s Smart Peak Flow meter turns a smartphone into a handy personal asthma assistant. By properly tracking an asthmatic’s breathing, it can warn its user of an impending attack.

The Deep Tech Network Programme

17:15 Registration

17:30 Short talks by academics, industry and startups + Q&A

18:30 Networking commences

19:00 Event closes

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