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Women Entrepreneurs – WE ACE Workshop Series (UPDATED)

REGISTER HERE REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5th MAY WE ACE is a programme of workshops dedicated to women entrepreneurs in health and life sciences, with a focus on leadership and negotiation.   In 2018 Innovation Forum Oxford (IFO) created ACE (Awareness, Connectivity, Exchange) Saturdays–a series of workshops aimed at nurturing a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst academic and clinical researchersaaa

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A.C.E. Saturdays 2019 – The BioEscalator Business Toolkit

Innovation Forum Oxford, in collaboration with the BioEscalator, brings back another instalment of the A.C.E. Saturdays program, a series of five workshops delivering the basic business skills through “learning by doing”. Designed to benefit the Oxford academic, clinical and start-up communities, the workshops tackle fundamental topics (as detailed below) whilst allowing exchange of participants’ unique experiences and perspectives.   Follow theaaa

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The A.C.E Saturdays Program; A Starter Toolkit for Science Entrepreneurs

In our academic community, we lack no creativity, ability, or character to innovate and be entrepreneurial. We only need a nudge in the right direction, a starter business toolkit for a kickstart, and most importantly a nurturing ecosystem to provide the appropriate support. Innovation Forum Oxford had the pleasure to be initiators in the Oxfordaaa

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IMAGINE IF! Oxford Final 2019

IMAGINE IF! pre-Accelerator Oxford FINAL Pitch Are you interested in what 14 teams of Oxford Science Entrepreneurs have identified as problems and needs? And how they went about addressing them by applying their science and expertise? Join us on Wednesday 27th February 2019 at 18:00, BioEscalator for a live pitch from 13 teams trying to convince the judges that theiraaa

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Innovation in Child Health Hackathon

Innovation in Child Health Hackathon Venue: Oxford University Careers Service (56 Banbury Rd, OX2 6PA) Innovation Forum Oxford acknowledges the need for creating awareness for paediatric innovation amongst our science entrepreneurs, academics, healthcare providers and all the stakeholders that can support. Our campaign is focussed on bringing new energy and ideas to the many unsolved challenges across paediatricaaa

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Paediatric Innovation in Oxford: EIT Health Day, “Thinking of Oscar” at the Leaders Conference and launching the Oxford Hackathon

The Oxford branch of the Innovation Forum recently supported the EIT Health Innovation Day organised by the Entrepreneurship Centre, Said Business School, Oxford. The event took place at the Oxford Foundry and aimed at defining and solving challenges in mental health following the “design thinking” process. The day brought together scientists, clinicians, MBA students, andaaa

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Spherox Pharmaceuticals Wins Oxford Finals of IMAGINE IF! Accelerator Competition

The sell-out evening at the Oxford careers service on October 12th was an inspiring showcase of the exciting innovation occurring in the Oxford ecosystem, and showed-off some equally impressive entrepreneurs and technology. Martin Ducker, from Spherox Pharmaceuticals, pitched his cell assay to block infiltration of the highly aggressive glioblastoma brain tumour and triumphed in firstaaa

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Meet the Oxford team of Innovation Forum

Meet the Oxford team of Innovation Forum, a team of talented entrepreneurially minded scientists and clinicians from the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University. During the 2016/2017 academic year, they have delivered an impressive catalogue of initiatives to inspire and educate the next generation of science-entrepreneurs and to accelerate innovation by connecting academics withaaa

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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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