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HOW TO BECOME A SCIENCE-ENTREPRENEUR? INNOVATION FORUM OXFORD TRAINING ON HEALTH AND LIFE SCIENCES ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Academics more and more often think beyond publishing their discoveries in top journals and consider the commercial potential of their findings. This is particularly prominent at the University of Oxford, where last year, scientists span out 21 discoveries into companies, attracting ~£50 million in early-stage funding grants, investment and partnerships with pharma. This year, start-upaaa

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DEVELOPING THE NEXT-GENERATION OF SCIENCE-ENTREPRENEURS

Academic research is a source of innovation with an astronomical impact on our society. In healthcare, the world’s first antibiotic, Penicillin, was researched and developed for mass production by academics here at the University of Oxford. In technology, the invention without which our generation is unable to function, the World Wide Web, was invented byaaa

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Lord David Willetts to Deliver Opening Keynote Speech at The Innovation Forum Leaders Conference 2017

Brexit has watermarked Britain’s future and has thrown not only the country but the whole scientific community into an enigma with a desperate need to stabilize its critical condition.  This may affect Britain tapping into shared science and funding as well as discouraging scientific talents globally.  What becomes of access to EU funding for manyaaa

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IMAGINE IF! Accelerator applications open!

Do you have a great idea for a science-based start up? Join the global network of innovators across 16 branches world wide, and become a scientist-entrepreneur via our IMAGINE IF! accelerator! Innovation Forum invites you to participate in the 4th edition of the first truly global competition and accelerator program for science-based ventures.  IMAGINE IF! accelerator’s mission isaaa

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Support for Innovators – Panel

If you are interested in exploring the new buzzword “Innovation”, or are already ahead of the game, at an early or late stage of commercialising your science, this event is for you. We are delighted to announce that the lecture series on Health and Life Sciences Entrepreneurship will conclude with a FINAL panel discussion onaaa

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LAB282 – a Unique Partnership Supporting Innovation from Academic Research

LAB282 is a new funding partnership in Oxford, which has just awarded its first grants. We interviewed Dr Thomas Hanke, Expert in Residence at LAB282 and Head of Academic Partnerships at Evotec. Read on to find out what is so unique about LAB282, what it can offer and, most importantly, how to get them toaaa

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From Discovery to Impact – Innovation in Academia

Fostering Pharma collaborations, securing grants for innovation and investment opportunities to innovate in the University setting The University of Oxford 2013-2018 strategic plan starts with the vision to lead in research and education and foster a culture in which innovation plays an important role, with the ultimate goal to benefit society on a national andaaa

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Finance for Scientists and Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship – Lecture

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” Benjamin Franklin   Scientists and up-and-coming entrepreneurs are not financial experts. However, to have a successful business you need to navigate through the basics of finance for your investment to flourish. Join us on Wednesday 8th of March 2017 to hear from Sue Staunton, Partner and Headaaa

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How to raise capital: From who and from where? – Panel

Raising capital for your business idea is likely to be one of the hardest and most nerve-wracking things you do as a researcher or entrepreneur. We often read reports in the media about companies gaining large funding rounds or VCs raising large funds, but as a scientist or medic: how can I engage with theaaa

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Negotiation for entrepreneurs – Lecture

“Negotiation is the art of letting others have it your way” Prof Brian Mandell, Harvard   Entrepreneur negotiation requires the management of: Ego, Technical Complexity, Uncertainty, and Relationships. This lecture explores how these factors tie to negotiation style, revenue, and venture funding. Join us on Wednesday the 1st of March 2017 at 18:00 in Lectureaaa

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