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Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing Semiconductor Start-ups

Posted: 18th May 2022

Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing Semiconductor Start-ups
Tuesday 31st May 2022, 12:00 – 18:00
GRID Building, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

Heriot-Watt University’s heritage is rooted in industry international collaboration, delivering education
and innovation through knowledge transfer, commercialisation and partnership.

Silicon Catalyst, the world’s only semiconductor incubator, and GRID at Heriot-Watt University have launched a new collaborative partnership designed to drive the development and launch of companies
utilising next-generation semiconductor technologies.

Together Silicon Catalyst and GRID at Heriot-Watt University are focused on developing high-growth opportunities and equipping aspiring Scottish based semiconductor ventures to transform into scale-ups.

The global semiconductor chip industry is entering a period of robust growth and is expected to reach about US$600 billion in 2022 – the opportunity for start-ups and university research teams to commercialise their innovations have never been better.

Come along to our Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing Semiconductor Start-Up event to hear from a specialist line up of entrepreneurs, academic and industry speakers who will share their wealth of
expertise with those just starting out.

Speakers include:
• Steve McLaughlin, Deputy Principal Research and Impact, Heriot-Watt University
• Donald McClymont, Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Catalyst
• Keith Muir, Founder and CEO, Cytomos
• Asen Asenov (FIEEE, FRSE) CEO of Semiwise, Director of Surecore and Ngenics and James Watt Professor in Electrical Engineering
• Pete Hutton, Angel investor, Advisor, and Chairman for several start-ups and scale-ups in Cambridge, Edinburgh, London, and Oxford
• Richard Buttery, Director of Academic Engagement, ARM

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