FEATURE SESSION:

Fashion, Meet Seaweed: Creating Sustainable Textiles with Alginate Chemistry - 'Young Innovators Programme' In focus

Speaker:

Anna WatkinsDirector - Uncommon Alchemy Ltd

Time & Location

Wednesday: 15.40 to 16.30, Stage 3

About this presentation

Fashion, Meet Seaweed: Creating Sustainable Textiles with Alginate Chemistry

A short introduction to a new material being developed by Uncommon Alchemy for fashion applications ‘ a seaweed based leather alternative.


YOUNG INNOVATORS AWARD PROGRAMME’ IN FOCUS

A feature ‘closing session’ to the CHEMUK Day 1 (Wed 15) programme illuminates some of the exciting innovations coming through Innovate UK’s ‘Young Innovators Award Programme’, run in partnership with The Prince’s Trust.

Come along and listen to a selection of quick-fire presentations from just a selection of bright and talented young entrepreneurs, already turning heads with innovative, topical and highly-investable projects. Examples chosen will be of particular relevance to the chemical, materials & life sciences sectors.

Hosted by Dr Neil Calder, Engineered Capabilities Ltd

Confirmed speakers include:

Speaker Bio:

Founder of Uncommon Alchemy, Anna Watkins is a material innovator working to create radically sustainable textiles for the fashion industry using natural raw materials and green chemistry. She is a recipient of the Young Innovators 2020/21 Award, and recently received the Young Innovator of the Year Award.