reSHAPE: investing in impact at scaleBackNews & Events
24th October 2022
ARC and Aspect
4th November 2022, Royal Society of Arts, London
Aspect, The British Academy, ARC and Aspect Angels have joined forces to present reSHAPE, the first comprehensive showcase event for high-calibre social science, humanities and arts (SHAPE) ventures.
Universities are transforming research from social sciences, humanities and the arts (SHAPE) to create ventures. These ventures are having a major impact in bringing products, services and insights into society and the economy. Uniting innovators, government and investors, reSHAPE showcases the pioneering work being done by ventures large and small in addressing challenges from poverty to climate change to big business and the opportunities this presents.
15 ventures will be presented to audience of over 100 investors, entrepreneurs, university staff, and key stakeholders.
Only 20 tickets available!
Register for tickets here.
SHAPING Business and Society
Vivid Economics – Robin Smale, Director and Co-Founder
Wise Responder Inc – Jamie Coats, Co-Founder and CEO
Good Judgment Inc – Warren Hatch, CEO
Creating an innovation ecosystem for SHAPE researchers
ESRC – Mel Knetsch, Head of Commercialisation
British Academy – Hetan Shah, CEO
Research England – Ed Hughes, Director (Insights and Engagement)
The finance we need to deliver SHAPE ventures
NESTA – Max Seden, Chief Strategy Officer
OakNorth – Deepesh Thakrar, Senior Director Debt Finance
Global Innovation Fund – Francesco Valente, Investment Associate
Fireside Chats with ventures including:
OxCarbon – Atif Ansar, Founder and Director
In Place of War – Ruth Daniel, CEO and Creative Director
Versed AI – Fenella Boyle, Co-Founder and CEO
OnTrack Rehab – Gianpaolo Fusari, Project Lead
Parenting for Lifelong Health – Laura White, Consultant
Lightning pitches with ventures including:
Senseful AI, EQUAL-Futures, Humanity Research Consultancy, MFL Mentoring, The State of the States, Care Quality Evaluation