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JULY 2017

11.07.17

Business Drop In 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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13.07.17 - 19.07.17

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Location

Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

Event Description

BEST Growth Hub with South East Business Boost are running the following two day fully funded workshop on the Anglia Ruskin Campus. There are a few spaces left so please contact the BEST Growth Hub on 01702 417765 for more details and if you are interested in attending.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers –  13th & 19th July, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford.

After completing the Finance for non-Financial Managers course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and analyse Balance Sheets and Income & Expenditure Accounts for key issues and financial Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Understand the importance and relevance of financial principles such as Expected Return and Return on Investment (amongst others)
  • Analyse, understand and manage their own Income and Expenditure accounts more effectively
  • Understand the importance of Cash flow and Cash management
  • Use internal Management Accounts to monitor and improve performance against Budget
  • Recognise areas of concern and recommend ideas for improving financial performance and productivity
  • Contribute more effectively to Budgeting negotiations
  • Recognise at least 3 different methods of preparing Operating budgets, and the strengths and weaknesses of each method

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Professor Tony Young

18.07.17

The Clinical Entrepreneur Programme Big Pitch Event

Location

UsTwo
62 Shoreditch High Street,
London,
E1 6JJ

Time

18.00 - 21.00

Event Description

The Clinical Entrepreneur Programme Big Pitch Event!

You are cordially invited to join us at our Big Pitch event and hear from the entrepreneurial NHS clinicians we have been supporting for the last year through the NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur Programme (CEP). With disruptive ideas and start-ups from across the healthcare and life science space you will see advances applying the latest in augmented reality, machine learning, data analytics, digital health, advanced technology, social networking and personalised medicine to address some of the grand challenges we face in healthcare.

In its first year, the CEP has become the world’s largest entrepreneurial training programme for clinicians. 103 doctors have created over 50 start-ups with 15 successful funding rounds – raising from £100k-£10m and over 5m patients and professionals impacted so far.

6:00pm: Arrivals and refreshments

6:30pm: Welcome and introductions – Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation, NHS England; Consultant Urological Surgeon, Southend University Hospital; Director of Medical Innovation, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Anglia Ruskin University

6:45pm: Clinical Entrepreneur pitches

7:05pm: Panel interview

7:25pm: Clinical Entrepreneur pitches

7:40pm: Speed introductions:

7:50pm: Pizza and networking

9:00pm: EndsProfessor Tony Young has some 10-minute appointments at ustwo prior to the event on Tuesday July 18. If you would like one of these appointments please contact Polly Sullivan polly.sullivan@anglia.ac.uk

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office space at the MedBIC

25.07.17

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 25th July 2017

The MedBIC will be hosting regular pizza networking lunches 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 25th July 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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AUGUST 2017

SEPTEMBER 2017

12.09.17

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

26.09.17

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 26th September  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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27.09.17

Nordic Edge ExPo Smart Cities Brokerage Event

Location

Gunnar Warebergs
Gate 13
Stavanger,
Norway

Time

11.00 - 17.00

Event Description

Connect with other industry leaders at the largest Smart City brokerage event in the Nordics on September 27.

Discuss business opportunities, potential cooperation, investments, H2020-partnerships and much more.

Registration

Register for the brokerage event here: https://www.b2match.eu/nordicedge2017

Registration closes: 1st September 2017

How does it work?

Register, and make a profile. Pre-schedule 20-min meetings with the people you find interesting. Download the B2match app to manage your bookings

About the Expo

Nordic Edge aims at being the most important arena in the Nordics for knowledge exchange and inspiration to creators of smarter businesses, smarter homes and smarter cities. By bringing together the best thinkers and the best doers, Nordic Edge Expo will be a not-to-be-missed arena for ideas exchange, inspiration, insights and action. Main sponsors include Microsoft, HP, Cisco, Siemens, municipalities, banks, and ICT companies.

  •  2500 m2 of prime exhibition space
  •  Up to 200 exhibitors from more than 20 countries
  •  4000 attendees expected
  •  Separate section for start-ups

Opportunity to meet Decision makers from cities and municipalities, change-making companies, startups, smart technology providers and investors.

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28.09.17

Breakfast Event - Innovation Matters

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive,
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

8.00 - 11.00

Event Description

Enterprise Europe Network East is delighted to present a unique series of breakfast events in partnership with The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford to help you to innovate, internationalise, support and protect your business to grow.
Presented by our Enterprise Europe Network Innovation Advisers, Innovation Matters is the first in the series of events giving practical advice and offering support. In this presentation we will discuss what innovation really means and why it is important for small businesses to be innovating. We will explore the innovation journey from Intellectual Property through to commercialisation and cover the existing innovation support landscape. The final part of the presentation will highlight how Enterprise Europe Network can support SMEs in their innovation journey through a range of Free services.

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OCTOBER 2017

10.10.17

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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26.10.17

Breakfast Event - Sources of Finance

Location

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

Time

08.00 - 10.30

Event Description

The second in the series is Sources of Finance on the Thursday 26th October 2017. In this presentation, we will discuss the various sources of finance available to SMEs to support their business at the various stages of innovation. We will focus particularly on EU grant schemes such as Horizon 2020, Eurostars and Eureka funding, Innovate UK support for Innovation and local/regional sources of support. We will also discuss how Enterprise Europe Network can support your business in finding suitable financing

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

Agenda

The agenda will be as follows:

· Arrival and Networking

· Presentation – Sources of finance available to SMEs to support their business at the various stages of innovation

· Q&A

· Networking

Please note that food and light refreshments are included.

For more info please go to:

Enterprise Europe Network

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office space at the MedBIC

31.10.17

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 31st October  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 31st October 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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NOVEMBER 2017

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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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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office space at the MedBIC

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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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/

Book Now

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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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