Innovation to Impact is a development programme for Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and PhD students run by Warwick Ventures, offering the opportunity to develop commercial skills through a series of bespoke workshops, alongside one-to-one support and guidance on developing impact strategies and market opportunities.
The next workshops will take place during a 2 day bootcamp on the 28th - 29th October 2019 and is aimed towards PhD, post-doctoral and early career researchers from STEM subjects or whose research can be applied in science, technology or engineering. The topics covered will include:
- Enhancing impact from your research
- Exploring creative applications for your research
- Refining your communication skills
- Identifying markets and opportunities
- Considering first steps towards commercialisation
After the bootcamp, delegates will validate the impact of their research by identifying and talking to potential collaborators and customers to better assess the opportunity.
Business mentors will help guide the delegates through this process and (where possible) provide introductions to appropriate contacts.
Funds are available to facilitate customer engagement and can be spent towards travel, subsistence and entry fees to trade fairs.
The course offers researchers a taste of entrepreneurship and will help broaden a number of skills. For more information please contact tim dot francis at warwick dot ac dot uk.
If you would like to sign up to the course please fill in the subsmission form below:
Date: Mon 28th, Tue 29th October
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm