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

Design Council Spark winner, Matt Dyson, has the answer to help children sleep better In 2016, Rockit answered struggling parents’ prayers with a portable baby rocker that attaches to pushchairs to help soothe children to sleep. Since winning the Design Council Spark Award, Rockit has been able to design and manufacture the innovative product which improves the sleep quality of... In 2016, Rockit answered struggling parents’ prayers with a portable baby rocker that attaches to pushchairs.

News — 05/11/2019