INNOVATION BIOCAMP

INNOVATION BIOCAMP

Posted by Tomáš Sokol, Tuesday, 30th May 2017 @ 2:31 pm
Location: Hawkhills, Easingwold, United Kingdom
Sunday, 23rd July 2017 @ 12:00 am - Friday, 28th July 2017 @ 12:00 am

This new week-long course will give you the tools you need to help you commercialise your idea and grow your company. This biocamp is part of the EU-funded project BioBase4SME.

Overview of the training programme

Each session of the Innovation Bootcamp will start with a lecture from an expert in a key aspect of business growth followed by a group exercise mediated by an experienced facilitator.  You will then apply the learning from the session to your own company.  Complementing this core activity will be a programme of keynote speakers on different aspects of commercial endeavour in the bioeconomy, interactive games to learn networking skills and control of cash flow, and individual mentoring sessions with experienced business leaders. The final day of the training will involve a pitch to a panel of specialist investors who will not only give you valuable feedback but may invest in your company.

How you will benefit:

  • 1-1 mentoring sessions with successful business leaders and investors
  • masterclasses from experts in finance, regulation, risk and opportunity
  • live pitch to a panel of specialist investors, active in the sector
  • peer-to-peer learning and networking with bio-based companies from across NW Europe

What you will learn:

  • how to analyse your value proposition and develop your business model
  • identifying and securing your customers and other people you need to grow
  • how to address operations, intellectual property and risk management
  • communicating effectively with your investors, customers and suppliers

What is included:

  • all course materials
  • all teaching, lecturing and mentoring
  • investor pitch opportunity
  • accommodation and catering at Hawkhills House in the Yorkshire countryside
  • social programme to encourage networking

Who the course is for:

New, innovative companies and start-ups working in the bioeconomy which are based in the Interreg North West Europe area.

For more info click here!

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