Dr Simon Daplyn has been at Sensient (formerly Xennia Technology Ltd.) since 2008 and is currently Product Manager for Sensient’s ink products globally including textile and industrial applications. As part of the team that commercialised the Xennia textile products, Simon has a particular focus on textile solutions for decoration and functional finishing. Previously Simon was involved in the R&D group overseeing development and scale-up of a number of advanced industrial inkjet solutions across a wide range of applications including biomedical, electronics and functional printing along with innovative product decoration inks. Simon has been involved with inkjet for 12 years starting with a PhD on Digital Printing for Textile Decoration. After this he joined Nanojet Ink as a Technical Manager involved in design, development and manufacture of a number of inkjet inks and innovative coatings for various applications.