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Talking Future

18 EpisodesProduced by Entrepreneurs' ForumWebsite

Welcome to the new podcast series by the Entrepreneurs' Forum, Talking Future, where we talk to North East entrepreneurs about their work, their lives and especially their views on the future and how they are innovating as they plan ahead.

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Talking Future: Sam Harrison, Animmersion (Episode 18)

December 1st, 2021


In this episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Sam Harrison, co-founder and CEO of Animmersion about immersive digital experiences and the …

Talking Future: Jonathan O'Halloran, QuantuMDx (Episode 17)

October 27th, 2021


In episode 17 of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Jonathan O'Halloran about QuantuMDx's 'handheld laboratory' Q-POC, its use in detecting cancer and COVID, and its exciting future.

Talking Future: Prof Che Connon, CellulaREvolution (Episode 16)

June 30th, 2021


In the season one finale of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Prof Che Connon of CelluaREvolution about lab-grown meat and the future of the …

Talking Future: Dr Arnab Basu, Kromek (Episode 15)

May 26th, 2021


In this episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Dr Arnab Basu, CEO of Kromek, about detection technology, its use in identifying dirty bombs …

Talking Future: Scott White, PragmatIC Semiconductor (Episode 14)

April 27th, 2021


In this episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Scott White, CEO of PragmatIC Semiconductor, about ultra-low-cost and flexible electronics, …

Talking Future: Brian Palmer, Tharsus (Episode 13)

March 31st, 2021


In this episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Brian Palmer, CEO of Tharsus, about robotics, automation and the workplace of the future. …

Talking Future: Darren Jobling, ZeroLight (Episode 12)

March 3rd, 2021


In this episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Darren Jobling, CEO of ZeroLight, about virtual reality and augmented reality technology, …

Talking Future: Dr Nichola Conlon, Nuchido (Episode 11)

February 10th, 2021


In this episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Dr Nichola Conlon, CEO of Nuchido, about the science of anti-aging, turning science into a …

Talking Future: Sandy Chen, Graphene Composites (Episode 10)

January 20th, 2021


In our tenth episode of Talking Future, and the first episode of 2021, Yvonne Bell speaks to Sandy Chen, CEO and co-founder of Graphene Composites, about the future of graphene, how the business used crowdfunding to …

Talking Future: Pete Lillie, Presca Sportswear (Episode Nine)

December 16th, 2020


In our nineth episode of Talking Future, and the last episode of 2020, Yvonne Bell speaks to Pete Lillie, co-founder and Commercial Director of Presca Sportswear, about what it takes to make sustainable sportswear, …

Talking Future: Natasha Boulding, Plastech Innovation (Episode Eight)

December 2nd, 2020


In our eighth episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Natasha Boulding, co-founder and CEO of Plastech Innovation, Durham University's first …

Talking Future: Isabella West, Hirestreet (Episode Seven)

November 11th, 2020


In our seventh episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Isabella West, founder of Hirestreet, about tackling fast fashion, sustainable supply chains and her zero waste fashion tips.

Talking Future: Stephen Irish, Hyperdrive Innovation (Episode Six)

October 21st, 2020


In our sixth episode, Yvonne Bell speaks to Commercial Director of Hyperdrive Innovation, Stephen Irish, about the future of battery technology and …

Talking Future: Laura Weaving, Duo Global Consulting (Episode Five)

September 30th, 2020


In our fifth episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Laura Weaving of Duo Global Consulting, about creating a workplace that works, …

Talking Future: Joanna Feeley, Trend Bible (Episode Four)

September 9th, 2020


In our fourth episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Joanna Feeley, CEO of Trend Bible, about how trends work, the differences between trendspotting and trendforecasting and how the current pandemic has shaped …

Talking Future: Karen Winterhalter, Onyx Health (Episode Three)

August 19th, 2020


In our third episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Karen Winterhalter, CEO of Onyx Health, about future healthcare trends from VR to AR, wearables to interactive learning environments, and how COVID has …

Talking Future: Dean Benson, Visualsoft (Episode Two)

July 28th, 2020


In the second episode of our Talking Future podcast, Yvonne Bell speaks to Dean Benson, CEO of Visualsoft, about the future of ecommerce and how COVID has accelerated the adoption of e-commerce and omnichannel shopping.

Talking Future: Dan Martin, Elmtronics (Episode One)

July 1st, 2020


In the first episode of Talking Future, Yvonne Bell speaks to Dan Martin, CEO of Elmtronics and Hubsta, about the future of electric vehicles, EV charging and the automotive industry.

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