Creating World Class FinTech Innovation (Edinburgh) // EIT Digital


Creating World Class FinTech Innovation (Edinburgh)

A half-day Digital Finance Networking Event, focussed on the future of Fintech in Scotland and the opportunities for universities, corporates and start-ups within this thriving ecosystem.

The recently opened new Edinburgh Satellite will allow EIT Digital to deepen the connections with the Scottish innovation ecosystem and to intensify our relationship with the Scottish Private and Public Sectors.

Date: Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Time: 13:00 – 19:00 BST

Business School - The University of Edinburgh
29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh EH8 9JS
United Kingdom


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14:00 - 14:10 EIT Digital Introduction by Morgan Gillis, Node Director, EIT Digital and Antonio Garcia Hortal, Innovation Leader, EIT Digital
14:10 - 14:20 Welcome - Stephen Ingledew, CEO, FinTech Scotland
14:20 - 14:40 Keynote "Scaling FinTech businesses in Scotland" - Nucleus Financials
14:40- 15:20 Corporate Panel “How Scotland is a leading ecosystem for innovative financial services" - Derek Smith, Engineering Lead - Protection, Insurance & Wealth, Group Transformation, Lloyds Bank | Dr Poonam Malik, Global Partnerships Manager, University of Edinburgh | Kate Ho, Head of Innovation Labs, Sainsburys Bank
15:20- 16:00 Coffee & Networking
16:00 - 16:15 HR Development "Strategic Investment through the EIT Digital Doctoral Training Centre" - Ksenia Siedlicka, Business Development Manager, The University of Edinburgh
16:15 - 16:45 Startup / SME Pitches to Corporates - James Gumble, Cofounder, Expand | Susan Brown, Chairwoman, Zortrex | Callum Murray, Founder, Amiqus
16:45 - 17:25 Open Innovation Panel "How best can SMEs and Corporates work together to drive Innovation" - James Gumble, Cofounder, Expand | Susan Brown, Chairwoman, Zortrex | Callum Murray, Founder, Amiqus | Karen Bird, Innovation Consultant, RBS | Phil Gillespie, Proposition Lead, Prudential


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