Next Meeting - Wednesday 17th September 2014

Townhouse Building   - TH 102,  Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston KT1 2EE  (parking available in front of the university), Penrhyn Road, Kingston KT1 2EE


 6.30 - 7.00

Registration / networking 

 7.00 - 7.45

Neil Gordon of 3Distributed will talk to us about 3D printers – and will be seeking feedback on some interesting ideas he has for “kit manufacturing”.

 7.45 - 8.05

Break for coffee / networking 

 8.05 - 9.00 Pitches from innovators seeking feedback

1. Nishant Parekh has an interesting product (gift staionery)  - he is looking for routes-to-market and that "killer application"

2. Neomi Benett  presented her product idea to us 20 months ago - "neoslip" product is selling well  to NHS and care homes and she will update us on her experieinces on the Dragons Den. 


Further networking at the Spring Grove public house, Bloomfield Road, KT1 2SF

any queries to Bob Lindsey on blindsey@thamesproductions.co.uk

Up-coming events in September:


Design Week

13 – 21st September

      see  www.londondesignfestival.com

 Free entry if registered early

Cost £8.00 / ticket – but see special offer


I will try to do 100% design (have missed it for the past 5 years).

I have also booked in to see Kenneth Grange and Albert Alessi at Design Junction on

Thursday 18th September  - KRTI members can use two-for-the-price-of-one offer (2 tickets for £8.00) – I’ve been advised by Designjunction that you can still enter the offer code of  'guardian241'  when you book on http://thedesignjunction.co.uk


Toy News One day conference Monday 22nd September


Cost £99 / ticket – but see special offer


ToyNews' one-day conference and business networking event is designed for budding toy and game inventors and takes place on September 22nd at Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Road.


The event will provide both practical advice to delegates, along with the opportunity to actually get their ideas and inventions in front of leading toy manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Here is a link to the official website with more info on the day:  http://www.toyinventorsworkshop.com/ 

KRTI members can get discounted tickets by clicking on the link above, clicking Book Tickets, continuing the process until stage 3 when you can add the discount code – BIS50. The code gets members a half-price ticket, meaning the ticket will cost £50.


3C’s community

30th  September 2014


A chance to sit in and observe three entrepreneurs practice their pitch for raising funding – see http://www.3cscommunity.com/Next_Meeting_41.html