Scaling Deeptech: From Lab to Market

Republic Of Work
3rd Floor, 12 South Mall Cork Cork Ireland T12 RD43

Date & Time

Thursday, 14 September 2023
09:00 - 12:00 GMT


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Deeptech is enabling ideas that were once confined to the lab to now building the future of the world economy, one company, one tech, one startup at a time.  AI, Robotics, Biotech, Nanotech, Energy & Environment…this list goes on.

Deeptech is revolutionizing industries and transforming the way we live; smart cities, precision medicine, climate neutral tech are not just pipedreams, but tangible realities now.

So, how do we scale them faster?

Knowledge you will Gain

Europe has emerged as a leading hub for deeptech innovation. Hear from the ecosystem stakeholders including founders, investors, and industry plus academic partners to learn what it takes to move deeptech out of the lab.

State of Europe’s Deeptech Innovation Ecosystem

Key emerging sectors, active funds and public support available. With numerous startups, research institutions, and government support, the ecosystem in Europe is thriving.

Bridging the Gap: From Lab to Market

Insights from Entrepreneurs: Inspiring conversation with a leading entrepreneur who has successfully ‘broken out’ of the lab.

Supporting Deeptech Innovation

The deeptech entrepreneurial ecosystem requires a collaborative approach at all levels. Everything you know about building startups is different in deeptech. Let’s hear from the key decision-makers.


1. Kick-Off & Intro (09:00 - 09:30)

  • Welcome & introductions

  • Understanding Deeptech

  • Current trends

2. State of the Deeptech Innovation Ecosystem (09:30 - 10:10)

  • Overview of the Innovation Ecosystem in Europe and Ireland

  • Requirements to accelerate Deeptech

  • Break

3. Bridging the gap: From Lab to Commercialisation (10:20 - 11:00)

  • Success stories

  • How to validate deeptech solutions in real-world scenarios

  • Overcoming challenges in commercialising Deeptech

  • Interactive discussion with breakout groups

4. Supporting Deeptech Innovation In Ireland and the EU (11:00 - 11:50)

  • Role of incubators, accelerators, and mentorship programs in nurturing deeptech ventures

  • Exploring diverse funding sources

  • Building a strong ecosystem

  • Interactive discussion with breakout groups

5. Action & Wrap (11:50 - 12:00)

  • Next steps & resources

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