16 MARCH / Deep Science ventures


Deep Science Ventures opportunity series
An evening with the academics, investors, industry and successful founders looking to discover new opportunities in the built environment.
16th March at 6pm, EC1V 3AR, London
Who's leading the forum?
Julie Alexander
Director, Urban Development & Smart Cities, Siemens

Julie leads on Siemens' approach to Smart Cities, working on the benefit of digitalisation in the city, in areas such as smart grid and energy management, intelligent transport systems and Industry 4.0. Her recent book Smart Cities: Cities in the Digital Age, illustrates the importance of digitalization in the field of critical infrastructure. Particular areas of specialism include the financing and funding of urban infrastructure through the use of innovate mechanisms and value capture. On this topic, Julie recently co-authored a report entitled 'Investor Ready Cities' in conjunction with PwC and BLP Law.

Rebecca Stewart
Associate, Arup

Rebecca has been an industrial designer for Arup since 2004, during which time she has been integral in building the Product Design department and leads the Product arm of Arup's Venturing initiative. Rebecca focusses on finding answers to; What makes a product (and its marketing) desirable to the end consumer and better for society, whilst aligning to all the stakeholder's incentives? What people, companies and strategies are needed to give the product the best chance of success? She has worked on taking nine products to market, from concept to sales, including Technik Floor and Abacus stadium seat, winning industry awards.

Nick Hawkes
Associate, Grimshaw

Nick is an Associate in Grimshaw's London office, having worked extensively across the practice's transport and infrastructure portfolio. Major project involvement include the Northern Line Extension, Reading Station and Heathrow Terminal 2 Concourse B. He is also involved in the practices' Industrial Design group, involving product collaborations with suppliers.

Marko Srsan
Associate, Techstars

After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and spending an Erasmus semester abroad at ICHEC in Brussels, Marko obtained a Master's degree in Business at the University of Zagreb.Even though Marko is a founder of TimePrep, an iOS time management app for CFA candidates, he worked as a Business development manager and a blogger for Netokracija, leading the organisation of a few 400,500 people conferences and as an Organizer at the Zagreb Entrepreneurship Incubator. Eventually, he joined Techstars as an Associate in the London Winter 2014 program.
Nigel Fraser
Director, West One Management Consulting Ltd

Nigel Fraser is a Chartered Marketer and Member of the Association of Project Management who has developed a wide range of products in the automotive, aerospace, aviation and construction sectors both in the UK and France.
In doing that he has developed a deep understanding of how to apply lean production principles to both the design and delivery of products and construction projects.
Nigel spent 9 years as a construction client at BAA / Heathrow Airport Ltd, being Head of Product & Manufacturing Development and Head of Systems and Standards.

Clare Harrison
Senior Development Project Manager , Grosvenor Britain and Ireland

Clare has a background and training in design, eight years experience at the sharp end of delivery at Mace, and has been working on planning and development with Grosvenor for the last four years. She is currently responsible for the Barton Park development, the largest current residential scheme in Oxford, which is delivering 885 much needed homes, a primary school, a retail centre and many other community facilities. The joint venture partnership between Grosvenor and Oxford City Council are acting as master developers, providing serviced parcels to sell to house builders. Clare is also involved in several other strategic land opportunities in the South East.

Join us on the 16th March.
If you're interested in creating an impact in this space we would love you to join us.

It's free to join but we limit the events to 30 external spaces as it's all about engagement and quality introductions. We'll send you a confirmation email couple of days before.
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2nd Feb: Clean-tech: The second coming.

9th Feb: The digitisation of healthcare & diagnostics

16th Feb: Food, Agri & the Bio-economy

23rd Feb: Personalised healthcare

2nd March: Transport and Aerospace

9th March: The Future of Computing

16th March: The Built Environment

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