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IQT the Hague Update: Kimberley Brook, Director of SETsquared Bristol, is a 2024 Speaker

Kimberley Brook, Director of SETsquared Bristol at the University of Bristol, will speak at IQT The Hague in 2024.
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 24 Jan 2024

In April 2024, the IQT The Hague Conference is set to feature Kimberley Brook, an expert in fostering the development of high-growth deep technology businesses. As the Director of SETsquared Bristol, an inclusive incubator at the University of Bristol that empowers entrepreneurs in the technology sector, Brook brings valuable insights into the commercialization and development of emerging technologies, including quantum technology. Brook is also the Head of Enterprise Programmes at SETsquared Bristol.

Brook’s journey in supporting deep technology ventures began in 2016 at the Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre, where she trained entrepreneurs. This experience gave her a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in commercializing quantum and other advanced technologies.

At SETsquared Bristol, Brook leads an incubator program that assists entrepreneurs in realizing their ambitions for their technology businesses. This program is critical in the current technology landscape, where support and guidance can make a significant difference in innovative ventures’ successful launch and growth.

Brook and her team also play a vital role outside the incubation environment. They support students, researchers, and the general public on their journey to commercialize new disruptive technologies. This is achieved through bespoke training initiatives designed to inspire future entrepreneurs, facilitate the ideation process, and support new venture creation. These initiatives are essential in cultivating an environment where innovative ideas can flourish and transform into viable businesses.

At the IQT The Hague conference, Kimberley Brook is expected to share insights into nurturing and supporting technology startups, particularly those in the quantum technology sector. Her presentation will likely cover strategies for successful entrepreneurship in deep technology, the challenges of commercializing emerging technologies, and the importance of creating an inclusive and supportive ecosystem for innovation.

IQT The Hague 2024 is the Netherlands’ fifth global conference and exhibition. The Hague is a Quantum Technology Event focusing on Quantum Networking and Quantum Security. Ten vertical topics encompassing more than 40-panel talks from over 100 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding of state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum internet and the current impact of quantum-safe technologies on cybersecurity and quantum computers.

The conference brings together corporate management, entrepreneurs, end users, technology providers, infrastructure partners, researchers, and investors working on current developments. IQT The Hague is organized by 3DR Holdings, IQT Research, QuTech, QIA (Quantum Internet Alliance), and Quantum Delta NL, who will bring leading organizations and professionals together in this important event. The April conference is “in-person” to ensure maximum networking and discussion at the Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre in The Hague.

Categories: Conference, quantum computing

Tags: IQT the Hague, Kimberley Brook, SETsquared Bristol, University of Bristol

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