Event details

  • Makerversity @ Somerset House
  • 11am - 6pm
  • Free
Book tickets

Overview

Join us at Makerversity in Somerset House to meet the Design Council Spark finalists.

Design Council Spark is a programme to develop exciting new products with up-and-coming inventors. The eight inventions from our finalists are wide-ranging, from products for health to products for horses. 

We'll be exhibiting their exciting work and sharing useful advice for other up-and-coming product inventors. There will be talks, food and drinks and a chance to see the great products. The event is ticketed but you may come and go as wish. Please sign up to either a morning or afternoon session – any questions or queries please email spark@designcouncil.org.uk

Schedule

Morning Session (timings are approximate)

  • 11:00 – 11:30 - Intro on Spark
  • 11:30 – 12:30 - Spark Exhibition
  • 12:30 – 1:30 - Networking lunch with Spark team and Makerversity – opportunity for informal chat RE Spark 2
  • 1:30 – 2:00 - Presentation from Makerversity participants

Afternoon Session (timings are approximate)

  • 2:00 – 2:30 - Presentation from Spark
  • 2:00 – 4:30 - Exhibition
  • 4:30 – 6:00 - Networking drinks (beer and pizza)

You will learn

  • More about Design Council Spark
  • More about the finalists
  • Advice and guidance for product inventors

This will interest

  • Anyone interested in product invention
  • Designers and design lovers

 

News & opinion

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Feature — 24/02/2020