Northernlands 4 was a special 2-day ONLINE event that built on the success of the previous Northernlands events whilst exploring new topics and challenges that have risen from the pandemic.


  • Revannth Murugesan

    Co-founder & CEO of Antonym

    Rev is an engineer-turned entrepreneur currently leading ANTONYM, a Leeds-based advanced manufacturing tech start-up that is on a mission to hyper-localise manufacturing with Metal 3D Printing to meet the growing demand to produce locally, as well as tackle the climate change crisis.

    He is an alumni of TechNation, NatWest Accelerator, and SPARK start-up incubator. Apart from being a founder, he is also a start-up mentor supporting various UK-based tech companies in programmes like the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) REAP, and enjoys being a tech keynote speaker. He is very passionate about GreenTech, 3D Printing, and Industry 4.0. You can connect with him on his LinkedIn: or his Twitter:


Nothernlands 4 is a collaboration between Open Innovations and The Kingdom of the Netherlands, the start of activity to create, support, and amplify the cultural links between The Netherlands and the North of England. It is with their generous and vigourous support, and the support of other energetic organisations, that Northernlands can be delivered.

  • Kingdom of the Netherlands

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