FutureScope Showcase: Net Zero

Join us on 22 - 23 March for an exclusive look at the trailblazing companies of Digital Catapult’s programmes.

A glimpse into the net zero future

At this focused industry and investor event, you’ll get an exclusive look at the trailblazing startups and scaleups set to tackle the challenges of realising net zero goals.

Join Digital Catapult on 22 – 23 March 2022 for the FutureScope Showcase: Net Zero where participants of the FutureScope Build UK India, Accelerate and Scale programmes will be joined by participants of Machine Intelligence Garage, as they each showcase their advanced digital technology industry solutions.

What to expect

Across two days, attendees will get to experience investment pitches from some of the UK’s most interesting and innovative companies, addressing sustainability challenges for the following sectors:

  • Food and drink
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Textiles
  • Transport

This event will utilise a digital platform and experience, giving the power of choice to the attendee – providing the ability to choose which pitch presentations to attend and assist with diary management.

With the focus on net zero solutions, the event will also feature forward thinking panel discussions on impact investing and sustainability. We’ll explore the future of investing, and the opportunities for change through collaboration between innovative startups and industry.

Who should attend?

This event will be of particular interest to both an investor and/or industry focused audience, for example:

  • Venture capital, angel or impact investors
  • Investment leads, managers or associates
  • Senior leaders within the aforementioned industry sectors
  • Sustainability leads, directors and managers
  • Supply chain leads, directors and managers
  • Operations leads
  • Heads of Innovation
  • In addition this event will be of interest to founders, co-founders and entrepreneurs with an interest in FutureScope acceleration opportunities

Why attend?

Get a glimpse into the net zero future and investment opportunities

An exclusive look at the most exciting startups working on net zero solutions

See how multiple sectors can meet sustainability goals through the adoption of advanced digital technology

Gain insights from industry experts on impact and sustainability

Agenda – 22 March – virtual event

10:00 – Welcome and introduction
Jessica Rushworth (Chief Strategy & Policy Officer ) Digital Catapult

10:10 – Opening keynote

10:15 – Moving the needle on ESG – the power of startup and investor collaboration
Chair: Sophie Lonergan, Investor Engagement Manager, Digital Catapult
Henry Philipson, Director of Marketing & Communications, Beringea
Chris Beales, Senior Consultant, Social Value Portal

10:45 – Break

11:15 – Startup pitches
First round of pre-seed presenting companies

12:45 – Break

13:00 – Startup pitches
Second round of pre-seed presenting companies

14:45 – Closing keynote – How to position your sustainability story

15:15 – FutureScope + Closing remarks

15:25 – End

Agenda – 23 March – virtual event

10:00 – Build UK India demo

11:30 – End

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