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Bright SCIdea Challenge – all videos available now!

Bright SCIdea Challenge

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. For full details and to enter your team, click here!

Basics of Business 1: Defining the Market Basics of Business 2: Lab to Market
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.

Basics of Business 3: Taking your Product to Market

Basics of Business 4: Managing the Money

 3: Taking your Product to Market

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne and Darren SmythPatent Attorney and Partner at EIP, advise on branding and intellectual property.

 

4: Managing the Money

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

Pitch Training 2: Victor's Pitch

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.

 

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