TBA, Riga

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Event Date Thu May 19 EEST - Fri May 20 EEST (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed May 18 5:00pm - Thu May 19 5:00pm
Location TBA
Region EMEA

This entrepreneurship conference is so much more than speeches and discussions; it is a practical workshop, think tank, exchange of ideas, and networking.

The Baltics’ largest deep tech industry event brings together entrepreneurs, scientists and technology developers, industry experts, investors, government, and public organizations.

This is a conference with tangible outcomes – Deep Tech Start-Up competition and the 19th Commercialization Reactor Ignition Event will be hosted within its framework.

Meet like-minded people, enable new partnerships and collaborations, start your business, take your company to the next level or become a next unicorn!
Let’s meet at the gala dinner!


2022 Speakers

Dr. Anja Nakarada Pečujlić
Business Developer, Endurosat

Olga Barreto Goncalves
CEO, Latvian Startup Association

Nikita Kazakevics
Director of Innovation and Technology Department, LIAA

Dr. Tonino Greco
Senior Chief Technology Analyst, SONY Corporate Technology Strategy Division EU

Andris Šutka
Leading Researcher, Riga Technical University

Kristaps Banga
Head, Innovation & Growth Accenture Baltics

Lenka Petráková
Lead Architect, Zaha Hadid Architects

Lauma Muižniece
Director, Latvian Council of Science

Andris Anspoks
Director, Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia

Vaido Mikheim
Deep Tech Project Lead, Startup Estonia

Ferdinand Rudolph-Bartels
General Manager, SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH

Jekaterina Novikova
Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation

Errico Armandillo
Member of Technical Advisor Board, Eventech

Inma Martinez
Digital and AI Pioneer, Appointed to Expert Group, The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), an OECD and G7 initiative for A.I.

Maayan Sharon
Business Creation Manager, EIT Hub Israel

Liene Briede
European Innovation Council board member, Director of Science and Innovation department of RTU

Martin Jankoski
Junior Investment Manager, Constantia New Business

Ksenia Golubeva
Business development & innovation, Untitled Ventures

Magdalena Jabłońska
Foundation, Technology Entrepreneurship MIT EF CEE accelerator

Francesco De Michelis
CEO, MITO Technology

Thomas Kostka
Head of Corporate Venturing, ALTANA AG

Charlotte Ovenden
Quantum Photonics Engineer, Aegiq

Peter Popovic
Founder & CEO, NordicBiz

Lennart B.M. Svensson
Co-founder & Management, PhotonicSweden

Jānis Astahovs
Regional Business Development, Samsung

Guntars Kitenbergs
Head of the Department of Physics, University of Latvia

Petr Boháček
Co-owner and Space strategy manager, TRL Space

Tālis Juhna
Vice-Rector for Research of RTU, Ambassador of European Innovation Council

Grega Milcinski
CEO and co-founder, Sinergise

Klara Brandstätter
Managing Director, I.E.C.T.

Juha Purmonen
Executive Director, Photonics Finland

Nikolas Trutiak
CEO, HYMET Thermal metamaterials for cooling high powered, complex and compact electronics

Dr. phys. Mārtiņš Rutkis
Leading researcher, Institute of Solid State Physics, LU

Pavels Razmajevs
COO, TimeTag.Space, COO, Eventech, COO, Conelum

Paul Cobee
Composite Design Engineer, Alpine Formula One Team

Robert Holzer
Project Managemment & Business Development, Recendt GmbH

Madara Kalniņa-Kalnmale
CEO, LightSpace Labs

Angelo Vermeulen
Space systems researcher, biologist, and artist

Toms Slapjums
CEO & Co-Founder, Adianano

Vanessa Rexin
Co-Founder, LÆMON

Jyrki Saarinen
Professor, Portfolio Entrepreneur, Biz Consultant/Mentor & Lecturer

Lev Lapkis
Development Manager, RD ALFA Microelectronics

Artis Ozoliņš
Radio show producer & host, Latvijas Radio & Radio Naba

Ainārs Knoks
Customer Solutions Manager, Materize

Bob Coecke
Chief Scientist, Cambridge Quantum / Quantinuum

Anita Muižniece
Minister for Education and Science, Latvia

Gatis Mozoļevskis
Co-founder and CEO, Cellbox Labs

Kristina Oļševska
Commercialization Expert, EDI

Krišjānis Nesenbergs
Head of SCAPE-IF Project, EDI

Jordan Bozmarov
Expert in Microwave and Antenna Systems, affiliated, Ericsson

Jānis Spīgulis
Professor, University of Latvia

Andris Freimanis
Research Scientist, VTT Tehnical research center of Finland

Blaž Cugmas
Leading Researcher, University of Latvia

Holger Schlüter
Head Of Business Development, bei SCANLAB GmbH

Bernhard Nußbaumer
Chief Business Development Officer, ACMIT Gmbh - Austrian Center for Medical Innovation and Technology

Zane Grigale-Soročina
R&D Chemist, Kinetics Nail Systems

Ilona Gulchak
Chairman of the Board, Commercialization Reactor

Kaspars Rožkalns
Director General, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia

Nikolai Adamovitch
Founder and CEO, Commercialization Reactor

Pauls Irbins
Space Industry Expert, Business Strategist, LEAN/TOC Consultant

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors

• Commercialization Reactor