Springing onto the Global Market with Vicky Hamilton, Founder of Recoil Kneepads

Feb 26, 2020, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

CMS, 1 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 1AP

On Wednesday 26th February, we're delighted to welcome entrepreneur Vicky Hamilton, Founder of Recoil Kneepads. Recoil are a new generation of knee protection for the construction industry, which uses a spring-loaded suspension system that reduces pressure on the knee by up to 76%. What once started as a university project is now a business that sells products all around the world.

In-person event

About this event

If one of your resolutions is to grow your business then we have you covered with some great opportunities outlined below.

What you need to know:

Who: Vicky Hamilton, Founder Recoil Kneepads

When: Wednesday 26th February 2020

Time: 6pm

Where: CMS, 1 W Regent St, Glasgow G2 1AP

What Else: Pizza, Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks and GREAT People

Vicky Hamilton, a product design engineer, is the founder of Recoil Kneepads. Recoil are a new generation of knee protection for the trades and construction industry, which though a spring-loaded suspension system are scientifically proven to reduce pressure on the knee by up to 76%. 

The product originated in 2013 as a student project at DMEM, at Strathclyde, out of a need identified by Vicky in response to her Dad, a joiner with arthritis, and the inadequacy he noted of existing products on the market. Recoil has revolutionised knee protection, with many customers describing the product as life-changing and saying Recoil has saved them from having to change occupation. Recoil now holds a granted US patent and sells worldwide while maintaining manufacture in Scotland. 

Office Hours with CMS equIP

When: Wednesday 26 February 2020 - Our next event

Length: 20 minutes

Topics: People, Technology and Business

CMS Scotland’s equIP programme focuses on providing early stage companies access to legal support well as other benefits. We don’t want top quality legal advice to be seen as out of reach, because we believe that having the right foundations are imperative to scale successfully, especially when investors are involved.

At these CMS equIP ‘office hours’ you can meet members of the CMS equIP team to discuss an area which might be particularly challenging right now or you envisage will be as your company grows. 

Check out what happened


  • Vicky Hamilton

    Recoil Kneepads




Wednesday, February 26, 2020
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM UTC


Refreshments & Making Friends
Fireside Chat
Solidifying Friendships


  • Kristofer McAdam

    Startup Grind Strathclyde

  • Jude Duncan

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Chapter Director


  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Nick Cohen

    Team Member

  • Keshan Sharp

    Start Up Grind

    Team Member

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