reSHAPE launch

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5th January 2023

On the 4th of November 2022 the first edition of reSHAPE was launched.

ARC and Aspect

On the 4th of November 2022 the first edition of reSHAPE was launched.

A collaboration between Aspect, The British Academy, ARC and Aspect Angels, the event brought together pioneering SHAPE ventures, investors, policy makers, academics and key players in the sector.

Here are a few of our favourite moments.

Interview with George Freeman

Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation.

Hetan Shah

CEO, The British Academy

Francesco Valente

Investment Associate, Global Innovation Fund

Melanie Knetsch

Deputy Director of Innovation and Impact, ESRC

Alex Hook

Senior Investment Director, NESTA

Laura White

Parenting for Lifelong Health

Warren Hatch

Good Judgment Inc

We created a newspaper for the event detailing all the ventures involved and including articles on SHAPE commercialisation from the network.

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