The Investment Catalyst: A showcase of chemistry-led innovation for the angel investment community

18 April 2018 17:00-21:00, London, United Kingdom

The Royal Society of Chemistry has partnered with the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) to connect chemistry-using start-ups and scale-ups with potential investors.

We are holding our next investor event in London on 18 April 2018 to bring together the Royal Society of Chemistry’s growing network of chemical science entrepreneurs and the UKBAA’s community of investors. The event will give selected companies the chance to pitch to UK angel investors.

The partnership

Chemistry-led innovation represents a broad and compelling opportunity area for early-stage investors as it is integral to a vast number of sectors, including life sciences, energy supply and generation, the automotive industry, construction, and consumer products. The Royal Society of Chemistry currently supports over 300 small businesses across the UK by providing networking opportunities, grants and funding support, and help with recruitment and business promotion.

The partnership with UKBAA, the national trade association for angel and early-stage investment, will enable cutting edge start-ups from the Royal Society of Chemistry’s community to connect with an established group of experienced investors.
Antikor Biopharma Ltd, United Kingdom

Current cancer-targeted therapies lack potency, tolerability and suitability for solid tumours. Antikor is developing the next-generation of antibody therapeutics specifically tailored to deliver high quantities of cytotoxic payload rapidly and deeply into solid tumours, with improved safety benefits.

CuanTec Ltd, United Kingdom

CuanTec are a blue biotech company, creating compostable, antimicrobial food packaging that makes fresh food last longer. We have revolutionised chitin extraction through a scalable biological process and we design biodegradable products aimed at food and med-tech markets.

Immaterial, United Kingdom

Immaterial manufactures super-adsorbent nanomaterials that can dramatically reduce the cost of separating, storing and transporting gas.

Mimica Lab Ltd, United Kingdom

Mimica will be the globally recognised mark of product freshness and safety for communities, consumers and business all around the world.

MIP Diagnostics Ltd, United Kingdom

MIP Diagnostics is the leading provider of nanoMIPs, or ‘plastic antibodies’, which have enormous potential in many fields including healthcare and environmental diagnostics as well as bioprocessing and even oil production.

Nova Extraction, United Kingdom

Nova Extraction has built a unique way to extract ingredients from plants right in the field. Their equipment is offered as a service and provides the most advanced extraction method to the fastest growing market segment: SMEs.

SugaROx, United Kingdom

SugaROx produces first-in-class chemical stimulants that increase crop yield much more than current methods and in line with global food demand.  The compounds also have utility in stress resilience, screening for new yield genes, controlling flowering and improving pesticide effectiveness. 

T H E U N S E E N, United Kingdom

We change the way the world uses colour. T H E U N S E E N – a materials innovation, product development and technology licensing business. We re-imagine, develop and launch beautifully designed products, infused with colour technology rooted in material science and data. We communicate unseen data around us into simple, intuitive and impactful messages.

Registration for this event is now open

The event is open to investors, angel syndicates and groups and VC funds.  If you do not fit into one of these categories we reserve the right to cancel your registration.

Registration for the event is free.
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The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House

The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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