Delegate introductions, presentation and a hot and cold breakfast buffet
Andrew Bissell, CEO of Sunamp Ltd
Mark Simmers, Chief Executive of Celtic Renewables
Sunamp was founded to design and develop low to zero-carbon heating, cooling and hot water systems in both domestic and commercial Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning applications. They have invented a high power heat battery using phase change materials and is focused on the R&D of an integrated heat store and processor whose technology will be highly adaptable, rapidly scalable and usable across many different applications. www.sunamp.co.uk
Mark Simmers, Saltire Fellow and Chief Executive is pleased to share his jouney with Thrive. Celtic Renewables is a spin out company established to commercialise their technology and process which converts the by-products of whisky production into biofuels and animal feed.
Mark worked with the Biofuel Research Centre at Edinburgh Napier during the final stage of the Fellowship Programme, to achieve Proof of Concept. The project included producing a full business plan, securing an IP license agreement with the university, applying for a SMART award, establishing the new company and identifying potential investors.
Thrive for Businesswww.thriveforbusiness.co.uk
Thrive for Business is a membership based networking organisation for business-to-business SMEs across Glasgow & Edinburgh with clubs including General Business, Technology & Innovation, Power & Energy, Food & Drink and Property & Construction.
As the calibre of delegates is high, our events are fairly intimate with 20 to 40 attending, and the venues of top quality (Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Blythswood Square, The Royal Scots Club).
At each meeting we guarantee VIP speakers such as David Grevemberg, COO Glasgow 2014; Mike Rutterford, Founder of Archangel Informal Investments; John Rendall CEO of HSBC Scotland; Iain McMillan, Director CBI Scotland; Robert McDowell, Vice President of Microsoft etc.
Each delegate has the opportunity to introduce themselves to the room with a business ask, VIP presentations then follow with Q&A, refreshments, finishing with individual contributions for referrals.