7 December 2018

Bright SCIdea - Business innovation and entrepreneurship training

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London, UK

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This event is no longer available for registration.

Please join us at SCI, London, for a day of face-to-face business innovation and entrepreneurship training, available exclusively to entrants of the Bright SCIdea Challenge 2019.
10.30 Registration and refreshments
11.00 Welcome and introduction
Victor Christou, CIC / SCI Staff
11.15 Marketing
  • Defining the market
  • Taking your product to market
David Prest, Drochaid Research Services
12.00 Intellectual Property
  • What you need to know, what you need to do and when you need to do it
12.20 Lunch
13.00 Managing the money
  • Profit and Loss Account
Martin Curry, STEM Healthcare
13.30 Building a business plan
  • First-hand experience of competing the Bright SCIdea business plan
Libby Linfield, UCL / SCI Staff
  • Completing the competition document on the mock SCIdea in groups
14.15 Refreshment break
Entering the den
14.45 Pitch training
  • How to sell your idea to investors
  • Write a one-minute pitch
Victor Christou, CIC
15.30 Bright SCIdea Challenge 2019
  • Advice on what the industry expects from the next generation of industry leaders
  • What to expect at the final
15.45 Closing remarks
Victor Christou, CIC
16.00 Networking reception
17.00 Close

Venue and Contact


14/15 Belgrave Square

Clarice Williams

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1500

Email: BrightSCIdea@soci.org


This is a free event. To book your place, please enter your team by clicking below.

Registration Deadline: 30 November 2018


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Additional Info
Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.