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NOVEMBER 2017

02.11.17

Be Your Own Boss Seminar Series - Managing Your Finances

Location

Anglia Ruskin University
East Road
LAB307
Cambridge,
England
CB1 1PT

Time

17.00 - 19.30

Event Description

Managing your finances is probably the most important aspect of either running a business, working freelance, being self-employed or even working for someone else. This session is not to be missed; it will provide you with sound financial advice and identify funding opportunities such as crowd funding.

James Barlow, Freelance CFO

James Barlow is a Chartered Accountant and has spent the last 15 years as Finance Director of small and medium-sized companies. He has significant experience of the full life cycle of young companies, from raising finance through to successful exits. He is currently Finance Director of a number of young companies involved in the development and manufacture of new technologies.

Also being steamed to Facebook live @arustartuplab

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06.11.17

Anglia Ruskin University School Of Medicine Lecture: ‘The fetal and infant origins of adult disease: concepts and mechanisms’

Location

Anglia Ruskin University
Michael Salmon Building (PMI)
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford
CM1 1SQ

Time

17:30 – 20:00 GMT

Event Description

The Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine invites you to attend a lecture by

Professor Mary Fewtrell, Institute of Child Health, UCL

‘The fetal and infant origins of adult disease: concepts and mechanisms’

Arrive from 5.30pm for 6pm start, end 7pm

Tea/coffee/biscuit refreshments

Free campus parking in Mildmay and MedBic car parks (access via campus North Entrance, Chelmer Valley Road)

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09.11.17

Be Your Own Boss Seminar Series - Marketing 1

Location

Anglia Ruskin University - Chelmsford
Bishop Hall Lane
QUE101
Chelmsford,
England
CM1 1SQ

Time

17.00 - 19.30

Event Description

Marketing 1

Digital marketing and using social media. Keeping up with the latest website and social media trends can be challenging; you might struggle to find the right platform for your business. This session will introduce you to some of the techniques of the modern day marketer and steer you in the right direction.

Louise Stephenson, Director – Marketing Fox Limited

Louise is the Director of Marketing Fox Ltd, a full service marketing agency based in Essex. Having worked with the world’s largest brands she decided to start Marketing Fox to bring ‘Big Marketing to Small Businesses.’ Louise mentors entrepreneurs across East Anglia and in her spare time helps young businesses get off the ground and succeed.

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13.11.17

BCMS Masterclass Chelmsford - Maximising the Value of Your Business.

Location

Lord Ashcroft International School
Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

17.00 - 19.00

Event Description

You are warmly invited to join Anglia Ruskin University and BCMS (website here) at a special masterclass on Maximising the Value of Your Business.

On Monday 13 November at 17:00 to 19:00 in Lord Ashcroft International School, BCMS, a specialist advisor to shareholders and owner-managers looking to sell all or part of their company, will deliver an exclusive masterclass and networking evening on our Chelmsford Campus.

In the masterclass, BCMS share insider tips, analysis and real-world advice that will help you understand and increase the value of your business.

 

Who should attend?

Business owners or shareholders from any sector who would like to know ways to increase business value and growth, regardless of whether you are currently considering selling your business. Even if you are only curious, you will gain knowledge into how to grow your business and prepare a business for sale.

 

Find out more and register now through Eventbrite using the link here.

 

If you have any questions, please contact rachel.thomason@anglia.ac.uk.

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14.11.17

Business Drop In with Essex Innovation Programme

Location

BIC - 009 The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex CM1 1SQ

Time

10am - 3pm

Event Description

Essex County Council (ECC) are looking at key issues facing early stage, small and medium sized businesses in Essex to ensure their programmes are fit for purpose. As a result Emma Wakeling who leads the Essex Innovation Programme will be hosting a series of free drop in sessions for businesses at the MedBIC.

Emma will be available for anyone to drop in and discuss their current business needs and to potentially advise on solutions and offer any related support.

If you would like more information about the Essex Innovation Programme details can be found at http://essexinnovation.co.uk/

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15.11.17

Chelmsford City Showcase For Business

Location

Hylands House
London Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 8WQ

Time

09.00

Event Description

Chelmsford City Showcase for Business 2017

Now in its 9th year, the Chelmsford City Showcase for Business will take place once again at the Hylands Estate on Wednesday 15th November 2017. Featuring a business briefing, motivating seminars, and an exhibition area with over 50 different trade stands, this year’s event is not to be missed.

We are pleased to be hosting a masterclass by Mark Cullen, Director of Brand and Marketing at EY, and there will also be the opportunity to attend a masterclass given by Brad Solomon, Founder and Managing Director of The CTG Group. In addition, this year’s event will provide a focus on the different types of funding available, with opportunities to speak directly with funding providers.

The Showcase is free to attend and will begin at 9.00am with a short business briefing before being officially opened by the Mayor of Chelmsford.

Register today at https://chelmsfordshowcase.eventbrite.co.uk

Tweet @ChelmsBusiness and use #ChelmsfordShowcase to let us know you are coming!

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23.11.17

Be Your Own Boss Seminar series - Preparing Your Business Plan

Location

Anglia Ruskin University - Chelmsford
Bishop Hall Lane
QUE101
Chelmsford,
England
CM1 1SQ

Time

Event Description

Preparing your Business Plan.

Now you have all of the tools, let’s put the information onto your Business Planning Canvas. This will help you to focus on your idea and understand where the gaps are.

David Bell, Founder and Managing Director – Simboc Limited

David’s journey started at 17, co-founding APC Solutions, now a leading provider of wireless communications. In 2013 he founded Simboc, a business consultancy. David is also an Essex FSB Chairman and STEM ambassador. As an award-winning entrepreneur, mentor and business speaker his knowledge and expertise has helped many organisations.

For more visit: simboc.com/david-bell

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23.11.17

Breakfast Event - IP and Cyber Security

Location

Open Innovation Area
The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

08.00 - 11.00

Event Description

Are you worried about people stealing your ideas or data? Are you fully aware of all the ways you can protect your company and technology? Are you already working or looking to expand into international markets?

This seminar is your opportunity to hear about free services that can help you protect your technology and exploit it by partnering with companies locally, nationally and internationally. Starting with an introduction to intellectual property you will learn how to use Copyright and Trade Marks to protect your business in a cost effective way; it’s not only about Patents.

Almost daily we hear on the news about the risk of cybercrime as we increasingly depend upon the internet and e-mails for communication and trade. We will provide some practical suggestions on how you can protect your business against cybercrime and signpost you to useful cyber-security resources your business needs to be aware of.

This event has been organised by the Enterprise Europe Network East of England in collaboration with The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford.

Relevant to high technology, manufacturing companies and any others looking to out-perform the competition, this event will be of interest to CEO’s, Marketing, Sales and Technical Directors along with IT staff and managers. Those looking to start a business are also welcome to attend.

Agenda

8.00 – 8.30am: Arrival and networking
8.30am – 9.10am: Intellectual Property – the importance of protecting your business. Q&A
9.10 – 9.50am: Cybersecurity – the threat landscape – what is your business up against? Q&A
9.50am 10.30am: Cybersecurity – steps SMEs can take to improve cybersecurity. Q&A
10.30am – 11.00am: Networking
Please note that food and light refreshments are included.

Networking in an informal environment, there will be ample time for questions and to discuss how to take ideas forward.

 

For more information:

Enterprise Europe Network

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28.11.17

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

MedBIC – Pizza and Pop Networking Lunch , Tuesday 28th November 2017

The MedBIC will be hosting regular pizza networking lunches, usually, on the last Tuesday of every month which will be a great opportunity for local businesses and university academics to come to the MedBIC and learn about our  facilities.

If you are interested in MedBIC membership the next pizza networking lunch will be on Tuesday 28th November 2017.

The networking lunch starts at 12.00. Speakers to be confirmed.

If you cannot attend this time but would be interested in having a tour of the MedBIC, or speaking to our occupants at a future session please get in touch.

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30.11.17 - 30.11.17

Be Your Own Boss Seminar Series - Preparing Your Pitch

Location

Anglia Ruskin University - Chelmsford
Bishop Hall Lane
QUE101
Chelmsford,
England
CM1 1SQ

Time

17.00 - 19.30

Event Description

Preparing your pitch

Whether you are pitching for cash, asking for a loan, going for an interview etc., you will need to be able to put your case forward in a clear and articulate way. This session will provide you with tips and techniques that will give you the confidence to wow the audience!

Christine Michaels, Coach and NLP practitioner

With ten years’ experience in marketing and advertising, Christine decided to start her own business as a marketing and creative start-up coach. Being a mentor at Anglia Ruskin University and the University of Essex, she has been helping hundreds of students and individuals validate their business idea and create their own successful start-ups.

Also streamed on Facebook @arustartup

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DECEMBER 2017

12.12.17

Business Drop In Session with Essex Innovation Programme

Location

BIC - 009 Ground Floor
The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

10am - 3pm

Event Description

Essex County Council (ECC) are looking at key issues facing early stage, small and medium sized businesses in Essex to ensure their programmes are fit for purpose. As a result Emma Wakeling who leads the Essex Innovation Programme will be hosting a series of free drop in sessions for businesses at the MedBIC.

Emma will be available for anyone to drop in and discuss their current business needs and to potentially advise on solutions and offer any related support.

If you would like more information about the Essex Innovation Programme details can be found at http://essexinnovation.co.uk/

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office space at the MedBIC

19.12.17

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

MedBIC – Pizza and Pop Networking Lunch , Tuesday 19th December 2017

The MedBIC will be hosting regular pizza networking lunches, usually, on the last Tuesday of every month which will be a great opportunity for local businesses and university academics to come to the MedBIC and learn about our  facilities.

If you are interested in MedBIC membership the next pizza networking lunch will be on Tuesday 26th September 2017.

The networking lunch starts at 12.00. Speakers to be confirmed.

If you cannot attend this time but would be interested in having a tour of the MedBIC, or speaking to our occupants at a future session please get in touch.

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JANUARY 2018

office space at the MedBIC

30.01.18

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Anglia Ruskin University
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

MedBIC – Pizza and Pop Networking Lunch , Tuesday 30th January 2017

The MedBIC will be hosting regular pizza networking lunches, usually, on the last Tuesday of every month which will be a great opportunity for local businesses and university academics to come to the MedBIC and learn about our facilities.

If you are interested in MedBIC membership the next pizza networking lunch will be on Tuesday 30th January 2017.

The networking lunch starts at 12.00. Speakers to be confirmed.

If you cannot attend this time but would be interested in having a tour of the MedBIC, or speaking to our occupants at a future session please get in touch.

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FEBRUARY 2018

office space at the MedBIC

27.02.18

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

MedBIC – Pizza and Pop Networking Lunch , Tuesday 27th February 2018

The MedBIC will be hosting regular pizza networking lunches, usually, on the last Tuesday of every month which will be a great opportunity for local businesses and university academics to come to the MedBIC and learn about our facilities.

If you are interested in MedBIC membership the next pizza networking lunch will be on Tuesday 27th February 2018.

The networking lunch starts at 12.00. Speakers to be confirmed.

If you cannot attend this time but would be interested in having a tour of the MedBIC, or speaking to our occupants at a future session please get in touch.

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MARCH 2018

office space at the MedBIC

27.03.18

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Anglia Ruskin University
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

MedBIC – Pizza and Pop Networking Lunch , Tuesday 27th March 2018

The MedBIC will be hosting regular pizza networking lunches, usually, on the last Tuesday of every month which will be a great opportunity for local businesses and university academics to come to the MedBIC and learn about our facilities.

If you are interested in MedBIC membership the next pizza networking lunch will be on Tuesday 27th March 2018.

The networking lunch starts at 12.00. Speakers to be confirmed.

If you cannot attend this time but would be interested in having a tour of the MedBIC, or speaking to our occupants at a future session please get in touch.

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Contact

The MedBIC Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering is centrally located in Chelmsford, Essex, a thriving new city that's home to 12,000 businesses, including several companies in the engineering field and medical technology and assisted living sector. Chelmsford is close to London and two airports, benefits from outstanding transportation links, has a highly qualified workforce and offers an excellent quality of life.

Essex County Council