6 Feb 2018
All six training videos for this year's Bright SCIdea Challenge are now online, exclusively for entrants to the competition. Our teams are now hard at work putting together their business plans for submission by Sunday 18 February, with the chosen finalists pitching their business to our panel of experts on Thursday 8 March.
Here are all six videos, which have been released exclusively to entrants of the Bright SCIdea Challenge.
The competition is free to enter, and open to students in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Full details and how to enter your team
1: Defining the Market
In the first exclusive, free business training video for entrants of the Bright SCIdea Challenge, Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, founder of Genius Gluten Free, provides her tips for defining the market for your innovation – a crucial step in your business plan.
2: From Lab to Market
In our second training video, Sharon Todd, Executive Director of SCI, and Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, founder of Genius Gluten Free, provide advice on the scaling up your innovation – getting it out of the lab and ready for the marketplace.
| 3: Taking your Product to Market
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne and Darren Smyth, Patent Attorney and Partner at EIP, advise on branding and intellectual property.
In the fourth video for entrants to the Bright SCIdea Challenge, Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne and Sharon Todd discuss finance planning and management, including the all-important profit and loss account.
|Pitch Training 1: Victor's Top Tips
In the fifth exclusive training video for entrants to the Bright SCIdea Challenge, Victor Christou, CEO of Cambridge Innovation Capital, provides entrants with his top tips for the perfect pitch.
|Pitch Training 2: Victor's Pitch
In the final exclusive training video for entrants to the Bright SCIdea Challenge, Victor Christou delivers and dissects a pitch for his own company, Cambridge Innovation Capital.