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Oxford

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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From Discovery to Impact – Innovation in Academia

Fostering Pharma collaborations, securing grants for innovation and investment opportunities to innovate in the University setting ***PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY 19th SEPTEMBER 2017, 17:00, VENUE TBC*** The University of Oxford 2013-2018 strategic plan starts with the vision to lead in research and education and foster a culture in whichaaa

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How to commercialise your research – Seminar

It is no accident that the University of Oxford ranked first in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, reflecting its all-round strength in teaching, research and general impact. One of the major performance indicators that secured the top place is Industry Income, where knowledge-transfer activities and industry engagement were demonstrated brilliantly, with Oxford Universityaaa

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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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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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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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