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Oxford

How to give an effective pitch – Lecture

No matter how great your business idea is, it won’t sell itself. Crafting a great pitch could be the difference between success and failure. But how do you actually prepare and what are the ingredients for a knockout pitch? Come on Wednesday 22nd February at 18:00 and listen to Tom Hulme, a world-class speaker withaaa

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How to write a business plan – Lecture

“He who fails to plan is planning to fail.” Winston Churchill   Having the idea for a business is the easy part. Turning that idea into a functioning business is what separates the millionaires from people with a great idea. And having a business plan will help you do just that. It requires you toaaa

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How to protect your idea and when to ask for advice – Lecture

Have you made a new discovery, developed a technique, a device, or want to learn what aspects of your research may have a commercial potential? Or you simply struggle with a common scientists’ dilemma: publish or patent? Join Innovation Forum Oxford on the 10th of January at the JR Hospital for a two-part lecture: Theaaa

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How to define your target market – Lecture

So, you’ve developed an idea for a business, have begun to build a small team and are preparing to raise initial capital. But what’s missing? Surprisingly, many ventures don’t succeed because actually, they fail to properly define their target market at the outset. If you don’t know precisely whom you’re aiming to sell to andaaa

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Innovation in Oxfordshire and trends shaping the industry

Oxfordshire – the place to drive innovation! Has the innovation ecosystem in Oxfordshire been changing over the recent years? What lessons can we learn from the stories of successful biotech companies? An audience of nearly 100 academics and young entrepreneurs gathered on 12th October in the lecture theatre of John Radcliffe Hospital. There, Sir Johnaaa

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Immunotherapy – hope for cancer patients?

As a haematologist, I treat patients with cancerous illnesses such as leukaemia and lymphoma as part of my job every day.  Treatment generally consists of a blunderbuss approach: give toxic drugs that kill cells (chemotherapy) at a high enough dose to eradicate the cancer, but not too high such that there are unacceptable side effects. aaa

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