World’s Top 50 Innovators 2022

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Codex is proud to host the World’s Top 50 Innovators 2022.

The pace of change is accelerating and what was once science fiction is becoming reality. Come and join us to learn what’s on the horizon, understand the bigger picture, and celebrate world-firsts and sensational achievements in the high-tech sectors.

A distinguished line up of scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and visionaries who are moving the world forward with the power of their technologies and ideas will convene to share their excitement with you.

The format will be a series of Codex Talks, each of which is a concise presentation, lasting 15 minutes (or less), in which the speaker addresses a challenging question faced by their technology or industry today, and ends with a bold prediction for the future.

Official Timekeeper: Blancpain

Don’t miss one of the most prestigious events in the technology calendar. Our early bird rate for tickets ends on 22nd August. Secure your place now

Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, United Kingdom
26 September 2022 - 28 September 2022
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Schedule

Will Jackson, CEO, Engineered Arts
Why invest $100M in humanoid robots? – The real reason the world wants androids.
Rui Andres, CEO, Fieldwork Robotics; Martin Stoelen, Founder, Fieldwork Robotics
How can robots help raspberry growers remain competitive?
Rich Walker,
CEO, Shadow Robot
Dr. Mark Slack, Chief Medical Officer, CMR Surgical
Brian Miller, Chief Digital Officer, Intuitive

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Liane Thompson, CEO, Aquaai; Simeon Pieterkosky, CVO, Aquaai
Can a robot fish save the seas?
Prof. Mirko Kovac
, Director, Aerial Robotics Lab, Imperial College London
How can Robotics and AI support sustainable development?
Simon Aspinall, CEO, Ecorobotix
How do we still feed the world while reducing chemical use and CO2?

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Caroline Gorski, CEO, R2 Factory at Rolls-Royce
How can system-wide collaboration fix system-wide problems?
Alex Zhavoronkov, CEO, Insilico Medicine
How is AI transforming drug discovery?
Daniel Nathrath, CEO, Ada Health
Marc Warner, CEO, Faculty

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Dr. Han Park, Deputy CTO, Supernal
Which will come first: Autonomous Cars or Autonomous Aircraft?
Doron Myersdorf
, CEO, StoreDot
How can Extreme Fast Charging technology accelerate the adoption rate of electric vehicles?
Michael O’Kronley, CEO, Ascend Elements
What will it take to ensure electric vehicle batteries are recycled?
Alex Kendall, CEO, Wayve
What does the future of autonomous vehicles look like?
Franky Zapata, CEO, Zapata

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Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman & CEO, Pfizer

Laurence Pearce, CEO, Lifelight
How to Scale Global Healthcare Monitoring with Clinical Contactless Vital Signs
Mark Kotter, CEO, Bit Bio
How can we leverage biology as software to develop affordable next-generation cell therapies?
Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Chairman and Co-founder, Tessera Therapeutics
Ten years since the first publication of CRISPR, what is the future of genetic medicine?
Prof. Ewan Birney CBE, Deputy Director General, EMBL

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Anat Binur, CEO, Ukko
How do advancements in protein design allow us to make food safer and healthier for everyone?
Dr. Elias Knubben, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Festo
How can bioreactors enable the biological transformation towards a circular economy?
Yaniv Erlich
, CEO, Eleven Therapeutics

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Nobel Laureate Dr. John Mather, Senior Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Senior Project Scientist, James Webb Space Telescope; Nobel Prize Physics 2006

Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO, Carbios
How can we change the way plastics and synthetic fibres are produced and re-cycled to combat pollution?
Tadeu Carneiro, Chairman and CEO, Boston Metal
How can we eliminate 10% of global CO2 emissions with one solution?
Matt Johnson, CEO, Laiier.io
Buildings are responsible for 39% of the CO2 produced globally. How can we close this gap for a net positive for the planet?
Barak Yekutiely, CEO, Reep Technologies
John Hartley, CEO, Levidian

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Kylie Lucas, Corporate Strategy Lead, Blue Origin
What will it take for companies to solve multi-generational issues?
Adina Gillespie, Director Europe, GHGSat
What role does space technology have in responding to the global methane emission challenge today?
Sean Sutcliffe, CEO, Oxford Space Systems
How could Space provide secure, low cost, low carbon energy?
Chris Larmour, CEO, Orbex
Nick Shave, Managing Director, Astroscale
Jonathan Yaney, CEO, SpinLaunch

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Kathleen Breitman, Co-founder, Tezos
How does a proof-of-stake mechanism support Web3’s carbon footprint?
Marjan Delatinne, Managing Director, SETL
How to build an interoperable ecosystem that connects traditional finance to the tokenised economy?
Cristina Mata Yandiola, Head of Europe, Powerledger
How can blockchain help decarbonise the energy sector?
Sebastien Borget, Co-founder, The Sandbox
Building the Open Gaming Metaverse

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Esteban Ordano, Founder, Decentraland
A new era for global coordination? Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the DAOs
Steve Madincea, Managing Partner, Fantastec
NFTs: Hype and hysteria or here to stay?
Robert Norton, CEO, Verisart
How does blockchain help creators?

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Ilana Wisby, CEO, Oxford Quantum Circuits
Quantum Ethics: Who’s responsibility is it anyway?
Jeremy O’Brien, CEO, PsiQuantum
What should we use a quantum computer for?
John Morton, Founder and CTO, Quantum Motion
What will quantum computers be made of?

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David Hertz, President, Skysource  Laura Doss-Herz, Co-founder, Skysource
Can we address water scarcity in an era where the UN estimates demand will outstrip supply by 40% by 2030?
Dr. Kat Bruce, Founder Director, NatureMetrics
How can we measure biodiversity?
Greg Kushnir, CEO, Emrod
Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, CEO, Circulor
Jesper Hansen, CCO, YesHealth

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Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, United Kingdom