Get Involved for 2023

To position your start-up as a pioneer in the materials and packaging space and to find out about the opportunities to get involved at the summit, please get in touch:

Ellen McLeay
Conference Producer
T: +44 (0)1273 789989
E: ellen.mcleay@rethinkevents.com 

Participants are subject to selection criteria to ensure the best outcome for every company, with an exciting curated mix of talent and technologies for summit attendees to discover and begin discussions around investment or collaboration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2022 Technology Showcase

Eight innovators presented their solutions to our investor panel during a five minute pitch and audience Q&A.

Day One of the summit saw four start-ups focus on Innovation in Raw Materials, sharing the sustainable, high-performance materials of the future.

Day Two was all about Innovation for Reuse, Recyclability, Sortation and Circularity, handing the mic to four start-ups addressing the problem of plastic waste.

We handpicked our presenting start-ups from a fantastic selection of applicants.

WATCH START-UP SHOWCASE – DAY 1

WATCH START-UP SHOWCASE – DAY 2

 

 

 

Start-Up Success Stories

Read this Q&A with Gelatex Co-Founder and COO, Mari-Ann Meigo Fonseca to discover their journey from pitching start-up to summit partner, and her predictions for the future of materials.

READ THE Q&A

Mari-Ann, Gelatex

 

 

 

 

Simon Hombersley, CEO at XAMPLA, talks growth and company triumphs including the company’s first commercial application, as well as the results of a recent survey in this interview.

READ THE Q&A

Simon Hombersley, Xampla

 

 

 

 

Scindo

“The Rethinking Materials Summit was an excellent opportunity for Scindo to present the solutions we are working on and connect with key players in our target industries. We have two NDAs signed from the conference, connected with 3 VCs, and have a number of other active conversations with potential customers or collaboration partners.”

Gustaf Hemberg, Co-Founder and CEO, SCINDO