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.
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Chris Lusty, Design Engineer, Engineered Arts
Why invest $100M in humanoid robots? – The real reason the world wants androids.
Rich Walker, CEO, Shadow Robot
What makes the human hand special, and why is it worth replicating in mechanical form?
Brian Miller, Chief Digital Officer, Intuitive
How does data improve surgical outcomes?
Dr. Mark Slack, Chief Medical Officer, CMR Surgical
The robot is just a tool: Responsible use requires good research, education and training
Rui Andres, CEO, Fieldwork Robotics; Martin Stoelen, Founder, Fieldwork Robotics
How can robots help raspberry growers remain competitive?
Simon Aspinall, CEO, Ecorobotix
How do we still feed the world while reducing chemical use and CO2
Prof. Mirko Kovac, Director, Aerial Robotics Lab, Imperial College London
How can Robotics and AI support sustainable development?
Liane Thompson, CEO, Aquaai; Simeon Pieterkosky, CVO, Aquaai
Can a robot fish save the seas?
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
How can technology help solve some of healthcare’s biggest problems?
Marc Warner, CEO, Faculty
Data driven decision making will fail. Here’s why
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?
Dr. Haibo E, Director of Product, Wayve
What does the future of autonomous vehicles look like?
Dr. Albert Bourla, Chairman & CEO, Pfizer
Prof. Ewan Birney CBE, Deputy Director General, EMBL-EBI
Will AI change how we do biological and biomedical research?
Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Chairman and Co-founder, Tessera Therapeutics
Ten years since the first publication of CRISPR, what is the future of genetic medicine?
Mark Kotter, CEO, Bit Bio
How can we leverage biology as software to develop affordable next-generation cell therapies?
Laurence Pearce, CEO, Lifelight
How to Scale Global Healthcare Monitoring with Clinical Contactless Vital Signs
Dr. Matt Stadler, Head of Product Operations, Colossal Biosciences
How will the advent of functional de-extinction affect the field and economics of conservation?
Anat Binur, CEO, Ukko
How do advancements in protein design allow us to make food safer and healthier for everyone?
Yaniv Erlich, CEO, Eleven Therapeutics
Can we use AI to design better RNA-based drugs?
Dr. Elias Knubben, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Festo
How can bioreactors enable the biological transformation towards a circular economy?
Nobel Laureate Dr. John Mather, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; Senior Project Scientist, James Webb Space Telescope; Nobel Prize Physics 2006
What do we hope to find with the James Webb Space Telescope?
Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO, Carbios
How can we change the way plastics and synthetic fibres are produced and re-cycled to combat pollution?
Adam Rauwerdink, Senior Vice President, 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
How can we make printing on paper climate positive?
John Hartley, CEO, Levidian
Graphene: has the wonder material finally found a problem to solve?
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?
Nick Shave, Managing Director, Astroscale
Do we really need to clean-up Space?
Chris Larmour, CEO, Orbex
Can space rockets ever be sustainable?
Jonathan Yaney, CEO, SpinLaunch
Kathleen Breitman, Co-founder, Tezos
Why is a proof-of-stake mechanism more efficient?
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
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?
John Morton, Founder and CTO, Quantum Motion
What will quantum computers be made of?
Jeremy O’Brien, CEO, PsiQuantum
What should we use a quantum computer for?
Ilana Wisby, CEO, Oxford Quantum Circuits
Quantum Ethics: Who’s responsibility is it anyway?
Nick Farina, CEO, EeroQ
Creating Effective Global Governance of Quantum Computing
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?
Jesper Hansen, CCO, YesHealth
Why every country in the world will have a vertical farm by 2035?
Greg Kushnir, CEO, Emrod
Why didn’t the Romans invent the steam engine and what breakthrough energy innovation are we missing today?
Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, CEO, Circulor
What needs to be done to ensure successful transition to a lower-carbon energy system?
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