Jo Derbyshire

Director of Grants and Tenders, Inventya Group

An entrepreneur in her own right, Jo has supported hundreds of companies over the last 3 decades in their innovation journeys. With a background in law, Jo is an Intellectual Property protection and commercialisation expert. She has spun out 30+ innovation-based companies, built and managed three University based business incubators and two science parks, and latterly, developed her own grant writing company, which in 2021 joined the Inventya Group where she is Director of Grants & Tenders along with being Head of Business Development.

Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

16 May 2023