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Future Networks Lab Accelerator Showcase and Demo Day

Date: 8 September 2020 13:00 - 8 September 2020 15:30

Join Digital Catapult at the Future Networks Lab Accelerator Showcase and Demo Day, as the IoT startups from the programme showcase their leading technology solutions. We’ll also be joined by a panel discussion from lab sponsors Siemens, Arrow and ServiceNow.

Pivoting to a complete online programme due to Covid-19 the Future Networks Lab Accelerator has provided existing internet of things (IoT) and 5G startups with the access to the mentorship, expertise and facilities needed to take them to the next level. This event, as the culmination of the programme, will showcase and present the work and learnings of each of the startups as they graduate from the programme, as well as their creation of a market ready IoT device.

Taking place on Tuesday 8 September from 13:00 – 15:30. The online event will feature a virtual tour of the Future Networks Lab, alongside a panel discussion with lab sponsors Siemens, Arrow, and ServiceNow.

The event will then conclude with the startups pitching and demonstrating the latest solutions that they have developed through the support of Digital Catapult.

Why attend?

This event offers the opportunity to hear from five varied and innovative startups working within the realm of IoT.The startups have made it through a thorough down selection process; this has involved engaging with Digital Catapult and its affiliate organisations in the Future Networks Lab. Through this programme, each company now has a device that is market ready, as well as the ability to scale greatly in the future. The startups have received guidance and support from expert IoT mentors, benchmarking of devices from Digital Catapult engineers and the opportunity to engage and exchange knowledge with lab sponsors Siemens, ServiceNow and Arrow, and support from tech leaders including IBM. The knowledge gained from these interactions will be on full display during the presentations.

The five startups from the programme;

  • Lightricity Ltd – creators of world-leading energy harvesting technology, including a photovoltaic energy harvester for indoor light environments.
  • Inferrix – working with organisations in multiple industries to provide preventative maintenance and remote management with an open, all-inclusive pre-built IoT stack.
  • Ovon Technology – a Manchester-based company developing IoT products with a particular focus on home automation and energy saving.
  • CorrosionRADAR – providing predictive corrosion management for heavy industry including oil & gas, renewables and power.
  • G-lok Systems – focusing on asset tracking and asset management in transportation.

13:00 – Welcome and introduction to Digital Catapult
13:10 – Introduction to the Future Networks Lab Accelerator
13:20 – Panel Discussion with Future Networks Lab sponsors Siemens, Arrow and Service Now
13:45 – Future Networks Lab overview and tour
14:05 – Break
14:15 – Pitches and demos from accelerator cohort
15:15 – Q&A session with accelerator cohort
15:30 – End

Who should attend?

This event is of relevance for anyone with an interest in the adoption and development of IoT solutions – in particular it is designed for large businesses, public sector organisations, critical national infrastructure organisations and manufacturers