• Research School Irregular

    Published: Thursday, 29 March 2018

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    UMIP EVENT 19th April 2018 : Ignite your idea

    Calling all University of Manchester research students to Ignite your Idea!  
    1pm on Thu 19 April 2018, Michael Smith Building Lecture Theatre 
    Have you ever thought about turning your research into a business? Do you want to hear from people who have done just that? Do you have an idea, but don’t know where to start? 
    The UMIP Enterprise Associates are organising an afternoon session for research students. In this event you will hear from entrepreneurs James Adam (The CATS Campaign) and Iwan Roberts (Neurodynamics, UK). The entrepreneurs will be sharing their knowledge regarding idea development and will provide their personal insight into starting a business, detailing their highs, lows and lessons learnt along the way. 
    UMIP representatives will also be on hand to discuss the support network provided by UMIP for those interested in commercialising their ideas. The event will feature the launch of our Enterprise Associate Ignition Awards for PhD Students, up to £2000 is available to help kick start ideas! 
    Event Timetable :
    13:00 – 13:20 – Registration: outside the lecture theatre 
    13:20 – 13:25 – Introduction  
    13:25 – 13:45 – James Adams: CATS + Q&A 
    13:45 – 14:05 – Iwan Roberts: NeuroDynamics + Q&A 
    14:05 – 14:15 – What is IP/ How to get support  
    14:15 – 14:25 – Innovation Optimiser programme overview  
    14:25 – 14:35 – Ignition Awards for PhD’s 
    14:35 – 14:45 – Questions 
    15:10 – 15:45 – Networking and refreshments (coffee and cake) 
    Anyone interested in learning about the past experiences from our guest entrepreneurs and the support available from UMIP, please register your attendance on the link we’ve provided. 
    Although aimed at research students, staff and postdocs are more than welcome to also attend.  We look forward to seeing you!



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