Gravel discusses incubators at summit

Business Development Bank of Canada's Nicolas Gravel talks about incubators and accelerators at the 2015 Advanced Materials Commercialisation Summit held in Vancouver.

Pangaea Ventures, a Canada-based private equity firm, recently held the 2015 Advanced Materials Commercialisation Summit that welcomed business leaders including Nicolas Gravel, a director at the Business Development Bank of Canada.

The event featured panels and discussions on a variety of topics, including strategies to accelerate materials innovation, the use of incubators and accelerators to reduce commercialisation timeframes and the partnering of large and small companies.

Gravel took part in the discussion about incubators and accelerators and the need for them to decrease the time taken for a company to reach commercialisation. He was in discussion with Wendolyn Holland from renewable energy commercialisation consultancy Holland Consulting, Kurt Gielen from startup accelerator StartupBootcamp and Raphael Stargrove from 3D printing platform Autodesk.

Meanwhile, a panel on accelerating materials innovation included speakers from the Netherlands, Canada and the US.

The summit was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on 21 October 2015.

– Photo courtesy of LinkedIn

See more from this Government Report: Canada


Copyright Mawsonia Limited 2010. Please don't cut articles from or the PDF and redistribute by email or post to the web without written permission.

Most read

  1. STT reinforces Armor with $89m investment

    April 06, 2017

  2. UK to review tax breaks

    April 03, 2017

  3. BDC helps accelerate Calgary startups

    April 13, 2017

  4. Tianjin City launches $17.4bn fund

    April 13, 2017

  5. Arralis appears on Hong Kong-based consortium’s radar

    April 05, 2017


  • 23 May - 24 May, 2017

    GCV Symposium 2017 - London

    Join 400+ business leaders from the corporate venturing and wider high growth business ecosystem for the two-day 2017 GCV Symposium.

  • More Events