Take a look at these short films to find out more about Converge and what some of our alumni have achieved after participating in the programme.
Introduction to Converge
Executive director of Converge, Dr Claudia Cavalluzzo and Converge chair Paul Atkinson, explain why aspiring academic entrepreneurs should apply to Converge.
Crover – the world’s first subterranean drone
Dr Lorenzo Conti, founder of Crover, talks about his ground-breaking innovation and how taking part in Converge helped him along the way.
Kenoteq – revolutionising construction one brick at a time
Dr Sam Chapman, co-founder of Kenoteq, talks about his mission to make building more sustainable with bricks made from recycled materials, and how Converge has been instrumental in their success.
Novosound – advanced manufacturing of ultrasound sensors
Dr Dave Hughes describes how taking part in Converge – and winning the Converge Challenge in 2017 – has been fundamental to the success of his business.
Dxcover – pioneering a revolutionary way to detect cancers
Dr Holly Butler of Dxcover talks about her company’s diagnostic innovation and how Converge has been instrumental in taking the business forward.
Recoil Kneepads – an innovation inspired by family now shipping worldwide
Victoria Hamilton of Recoil Kneepads explains how she was inspired to develop her product after seeing her dad struggle with inferior knee protection, and how she couldn’t have built a business without help from Converge.
SolarisKit – bringing affordable, sustainable hot water to the global south
Dr Faisal Ghani, inventor of the world’s first flat-packable solar thermal collector talks about his inspiration and how winning the Converge Impact Challenge in 2019 was a major catalyst for his company’s momentum.