Nanotechnology Business Club and Innovation Forum
A B.Sc. Hons graduate in two degrees (Chemistry and Mathematics) from Regis University, Denver.
Currently Del is now the CEO of Del Stark Technology Solutions, a company formed in 2011 to assist innovative and technically driven companies. In this role Del sources new technologies for companies, offers a range of consultancy services and manages a new Technology and Innovation Club.
Del Stark has spent over 15 years providing technology solutions to industry. <<click here to view recent endorsements and recommendations>>
- Technology scouting for clients in need of innovative ideas
- Assessing new technologies for implementation
- Matching spinouts to a network of investors
- Developing a global network of technologists and innovators
- Presentations on the applications of emerging technologies
Recent Projects and Contracts:
FP7 Project: Engineered Nanoparticles - Review of Health & Environmental Safety (ENRHES): Industrial survey on nanomaterials
Contract: Feasibility study for product distribution in Europe
Contract: Tech Scouting for multinational - Surface Coatings
Contract: International NanoMicroClub - missions to USA, Russia and Japan to facilitate UK SME business development
Contract: European Space Agency: Review of nanomaterials for space missions
Contract: Developing learning tools and delivering awareness events for businesses – (Newham College of Further Education)
Contract: NanoForum Workshop and commercialisation survey for nanomaterials
Project: DEFRA Voluntary Notification Scheme support for industry
Project: IRGC Risk Panel for nanomaterials
Project: UK NanoSafety Forum
Event: 'Transforming Nanotechnologies into Marketable Products'
Event: “Innovation in a challenging economic climate”
Event: “Energy Generation and Supply”
- DEFRA’s Nanotechnology Stakeholders Forum
- Campden & Chorleywood Food Research Association Group Nanotechnology Board
- Institute of Nanotechnology’s Advisory Board for SMEs and Industry
- BIAC/OECD nanotechnology working groups
- Institute of Nanotechnology’s /IET joint venture Board
- National Physical Laboratory’s steering committee on Micro and Nanosensing
- CEN/TC 352 European Committee for Standardization Nanotechnologies
- IET’s Microsystems and Nanotechnology Network
- Finalist for Nanotechnology Advocate of the Year - Small Times 2007
Del was appointed the CEO of the European Nanotechnology Trade Alliance (ENTA) from 2005-2008, a spin-off of the IoN developed to act as a body to represents the interests of its members, mainly nanotechnology businesses, across Europe. ENTA had over 50 members, all with a business interest in nanotechnology. Del returned to the IoN in 2008 and worked on many projects until 2011.
Previous roles include Science Communicator at Glasgow University Science Technology Outreach Programme. Between 1997 2000, Del was Marketing Business Development Co-ordinator with the Centre for Particle Characterisation Analysis (CPCA) at the University of Paisley, before moving to Glasgow Science Centre as Business Motivation Executive.
Molybdenum Disulfide – an inorganic analogue of Graphene and other interesting inorganic nanomaterials for the future
Silicene, Graphyne, Graphdiyne and Graphane - a Technology Briefing and Scouting Report that looks beyond Graphene