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CEB Industrial Networking Event - A chance to discuss external collaborations

When Apr 28, 2016
from 03:30 PM to 06:45 PM
Where IOB Tea Room 3rd Floor Tennis Court Road
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Session 1

3.15pm Coffee and Networking

3.45pm Talks commence

  • Welcome to CEB                                       John Dennis
  • Immaterial Ltd                                          Andrew Marsden/David Fairen
  • Wilton Centre/BEST Network                      Mike Anderson
  • Sanofi Genzyme                                        Dylan Jones
  • KTN (Industrial Biotechnology)                   Yvonne Armitage

5pm Break


Session 2

5.15pm Talks resume

  • eScent                                                      Jenny Tillotson
  • Centre for Processing Innovation (CPI)        Chris Reeve
  • National Physical Laboratory                        Eleonora Cerasoli                    
  • Magna Engineering                                     David Paul
  • Q + A                                                       
  • Closing Remarks                                        Graham Dransfield

6.15-6.45pm    Meeting Close and  refreshments                                                                                                                                  


Immaterial Ltd

Immaterial Ltd is a Cambridge based spin-out company. It has developed a porous material that can be put inside a gas tank to enable it to store up to 16 times as much gas at the same pressure and in the same volume. The technology is a key enabler for the adoption of Natural Gas Vehicles, which emit 40% less carbon dioxide than petrol vehicles.

Wilton Centre/BEST Network

Wilton Centre situated on Teesside in the North East of England provides office, laboratory and pilot plant accommodation at competitive rental terms with immediate occupancy. Wilton Centre is part of the UK wide BEST Network of laboratories and Science Parks.

Sanofi/Genzyme (Haverhill)

Genzyme evolved from a tiny start-up to one of the world's leading biotech companies, with nearly 10,000 employees and operations in every region of the globe. Acquired by Sanofi in 2011, Genzyme now benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Knowledge Transfer Network KTN (Industrial Biotechnology)

The KTN Identifies and supports activity in key research areas to progress IB and renewables. It ensures that companies understand the innovation and commercial opportunities presented  by IB and renewable chemicals and where it can help their business. Barriers to innovation are lowered through accelerated knowledge transfer and de-risking access to new products and technologies.


eScent® is developing  wearable wireless scent technologies for the controlled-release of dispensing liquids, such as dispensing perfumes, aromatherapy, decongestants, insect repellent and pheromones. eScent® uses essences that are BIOsynced to a person's current emotional, mental or physical state and in a real time manner, relieves the condition.

Centre for Processing Innovation (CPI)

CPI is a UK based technology innovation centre and the process arm of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Established to support the UK process manufacturing industry, CPI collaborates with universities, SMEs and large corporates to help overcome innovation challenges and develop next generation products and processes.

National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK's National Measurement Institute, and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available.

Magna Engineering

Magna are one of the top 3 global automotive suppliers with 305 manufacturing operations and 93 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries. Magna have over 139,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to their customers through innovative processes and world class manufacturing.