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Early Bird Ticket: Climate Tech, Semiconductors, Gala Drinks £156.00 GBP  

  • Tech Deep Dive: Climate Tech & Semiconductors
     September 12, 2024
     9:30 am - 7:30 pm
     Pembroke College

Deep Dive: UK Investment & Leadership in Semiconductors  

In an industry sometimes referred to as boom-and-bust, the UK’s focused approach is taking semiconductors to the next level internationally. With a concentration on compound semiconductors, design IP and R&D, the UK – and Cambridge specifically – is leading the way in expanding the market and driving investment. Join us to explore topics such as:  

  • How the UK’s focus on compound semiconductors and advanced materials are driving leadership in affiliated areas such as Quantum, AI and clean tech 
  • How recent changes in investment will bridge the UK’s gap between spinouts and established global businesses  
  • How new materials are changing the semiconductor landscape to reduce energy usage and further the UK’s design IP 


10:00-10:15 Keynote: Semiconductor Strategy – Under the microscope 

10:15-11:00 Panel: Semiconductor Innovation Landscape – the drivers behind success 

11:00-11:30 Fireside Chat: Influence of Semiconductors on emerging technologies 

11:30-12:00  Refreshment Break 

12:00-12:45 Panel: The investment journey for UK Semiconductor businesses 

12:45-13:00 Closing keynote: The next chapter in Semiconductors 


13:00-14:00 Lunch


Deep Dive: The Climate Tech Market 

The UK is one of the most important markets for Climate Tech globally, with 2022 VC investments breaking records. In this event, we’ll dive into what is driving that growth, where the latest innovations are happening from energy to new materials and hear directly from the companies who are making big moves in Cambridge and beyond. 


14:00-14:15 Keynote: What we need to do now 

14:15-14:30 Setting the Scene: The importance of a strong climate tech ecosystem  

14:30-15:15 Panel: Climate tech – the unheralded champion of deep tech 

15:15-15:45 Refreshment Break 

15:45-16:15 Energy: the myths, the opportunities & the innovators 

16:15-16:45 New materials: the applications, the challenges & the players 

16:45-17:00 Closing keynote: A look to the future 


Gala Drinks Reception 


Join us to toast the penultimate night of Cambridge Tech Week at a Gala Drinks Reception. Celebrate the innovations discussed during the week, network with industry peers and forge new collaborations and connections over drinks and light bites on the river. Spaces are limited so sign up early to avoid disappointment.