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Events, workshops and networking opportunities for businesses provided by The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin University and partners.

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FEBRUARY

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06.02.19

IP Workshop

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

10.00 - 12.00

Event Description

IP Workshop

Presented by IP21 and Dr Roger Chittock – Commercialisation Officer at Anglia Ruskin University

This session will dispel some of the assumptions and myths about Intellectual Property and the key role it plays in creating a competitive edge for innovating firms.

Presented by James Bell and Paul Harrison from IP21. www.ip21.co.uk

Anglia Ruskin’s Commercialisation officer Dr Roger Chittock will also provide an insight into how Anglia Ruskin University operates its own IP policy, details on licences and royalties.

After the main talks there will be an opportunity to book 1-2-1 time with the team from IP21

Refreshments will be provided.

This event is free however to attend you must sign up as spaces are limited. To book your place please email lucy.dentice@anglia.ac.uk please provide you company name a brief descriptions of your company activities.

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07.02.19

BEST Growth Hub Show

Location

Hylands House
London Road
Writtle
CM2 8WQ

Time

10.00- 15.00

Event Description

Back for a third year and building on last year’s success, the BEST Growth Hub Show is back at Chelmsford’s prestigious Hylands House on February 7th 2019. Essex’s ONLY one-stop-shop business show!

This year we are proud to welcome our keynote speaker, Essex born, billionaire businessman, Mark Dixon the founder and CEO of IWG (formerly Regus).

Come along and talk to our business support partners at the BEST Growth Hub. From non-payable grant funding, skills and apprenticeship advice, growing and up-scaling your business, there is something for everyone.

Over 50 exhibitors will be present on the day to share expertise and knowledge. Better still it’s a perfect opportunity to network and build your contacts. We at the BEST Growth Hub understand how important networking is to business, so we have a dedicated Speed Networking Workshop.

This unique FREE event will give your business and anyone else thinking about starting up or growing an opportunity to find out about the diverse services that are available, helping to strengthen BEST Growth Hub’s commitment to the Essex business community and to you.

We have a series of workshops running on the day, book your place now before spaces are filled:

  • 11.00 – Apprenticeships: An Employer Guide with Chelmsford College –BOOK HERE
  • 12.00 – Speed Networking with FSB – BOOK HERE
  • 13.00 – SEO Digital Marketing with Digital Footprint – BOOK HERE
  • 14.00 – Starting a Social Enterprise with SEEE – BOOK HERE
  • 11.00 / 12.00 / 14.00 – Making Tax Digital with Jamesons Chartered Accountants – BOOK HERE

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14.02.18

Funding Workshop with Price Bailey

Location

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

Time

09.00 - 12.00

Event Description

 The MedBIC will be hosting a Funding Workshop with Price Bailey exclusively for business owners and senior management within our business occupants.

This workshop will be an introduction to crowdfunding, business angels, venture capital and private equity funding and will cover:

  • An overview of the types of funding;
  • Key differences between funding types;
  • Access to funding;
  • What are the common investment conditions/clauses and equity instruments;
  • The funding process;
  • Timescales;
  • Why some people succeed and others fail to raise funds;
  • What can go wrong;
  • Examples of successes and failures.

Occupants will have the opportunity to speak to experts about different funding avenues and the processes involved.  The workshop will conclude with 15 minute 1-2-1 sessions.

Spaces are limited to 10 people and initially we can only offer one space per company.

To apply to attend the session please email info@medbic.com stating what specific types of funding you are interested in and what you would like to gain from the session.

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26.02.19

MEDBIC NETWORKING LUNCH

Location

BIC 117 The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

Networking Lunches at The MedBIC

Located on the Chelmsford Campus, The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, is home to 21 highly innovative, growing businesses in over 1000sq.m of fully serviced office and innovation space.

We run monthly Pizza and Pop Lunchtime Networking Events at the MedBIC. The aim of these sessions are to increase networking opportunities for business occupants; to encourage links and joint working between occupants and academics; to engage occupants with the various support services which the University can provide; and to provide a platform to showcase The MedBIC and wider university facilities to potential occupants and the wider Chelmsford business community.

Lunches start at 12.00 with talks from 12.30.

If you would like to be a speaker for any of the events please contact us.

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27.02.19

Making Tax Digital - Invest Essex Event

Location

Ongar Business Centre
Ongar

Time

09.00 - 11.00

Event Description

Invest ESSEX and Rickard Luckin will be running a free workshop focused on Making Tax Digital (MTD) at the Ongar Business Centre on Wednesday 27th February from 9am to 11am.

HMRC is changing how VAT will be reported from 1st April 2019 and information will need to be stored digitally and shared automatically with HMRC.

This workshop will help businesses learn more about MTD and how businesses can use similar technology to help them grow and make efficiencies.

If you are interested in this free event, please book your place by contacting business.support@investessex.co.uk

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MARCH

04.03.19 - 05.03.19

Finance for Entrepreneurs - Invest Essex event

Location

Rayleigh Civic Centre

Time

09.00 - 17.00

Event Description

Finance for Entrepreneurs 

This free two-day entrepreneurial finance workshop helps start-ups and small business owners understand material related to business accounting and entrepreneurial finance. In this workshop, you’ll gain a basic understanding of finance and accounting concepts to drive the success of your business.

The entrepreneurial finance workshop is worth £800, however we will be running it for free. It will run for two full days (9am-5pm) on Monday 4th March 2019 and Tuesday 5th March 2019 at the Civic Suite and Rayleigh Information Centre in Rayleigh.

Book your place at business.support@investessex.co.uk if you are interested.

Attendance on both days is required.

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26.03.19

MEDBIC NETWORKING LUNCH

Location

BIC 117 The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

Networking Lunches at The MedBIC

Located on the Chelmsford Campus, The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, is home to 21 highly innovative, growing businesses in over 1000sq.m of fully serviced office and innovation space.

We run monthly Pizza and Pop Lunchtime Networking Events at the MedBIC. The aim of these sessions are to increase networking opportunities for business occupants; to encourage links and joint working between occupants and academics; to engage occupants with the various support services which the University can provide; and to provide a platform to showcase The MedBIC and wider university facilities to potential occupants and the wider Chelmsford business community.

Lunches start at 12.00 with talks from 12.30.

If you would like to be a speaker for any of the events please contact us.

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APRIL

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30.04.19

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

BIC 117 The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

Networking Lunches at The MedBIC

Located on the Chelmsford Campus, The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, is home to 21 highly innovative, growing businesses in over 1000sq.m of fully serviced office and innovation space.

We run monthly Pizza and Pop Lunchtime Networking Events at the MedBIC. The aim of these sessions are to increase networking opportunities for business occupants; to encourage links and joint working between occupants and academics; to engage occupants with the various support services which the University can provide; and to provide a platform to showcase The MedBIC and wider university facilities to potential occupants and the wider Chelmsford business community.

Lunches start at 12.00 with talks from 12.30.

If you would like to be a speaker for any of the events please contact us.

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MAY

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01.05.19

'Innovation and Brexit' - EEN Workshop

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

10.00 - 13.30

Event Description

‘Innovation and Brexit’ – details to follow.

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15.05.19

Doing business with Europe after Brexit - EEN Workshop

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

10.00 - 13.30

Event Description

‘Doing Business with Europe after Brexit’ – details to follow

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21.05.19

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

BIC 117 The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

Networking Lunches at The MedBIC

Located on the Chelmsford Campus, The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, is home to 21 highly innovative, growing businesses in over 1000sq.m of fully serviced office and innovation space.

We run monthly Pizza and Pop Lunchtime Networking Events at the MedBIC. The aim of these sessions are to increase networking opportunities for business occupants; to encourage links and joint working between occupants and academics; to engage occupants with the various support services which the University can provide; and to provide a platform to showcase The MedBIC and wider university facilities to potential occupants and the wider Chelmsford business community.

Lunches start at 12.00 with talks from 12.30.

If you would like to be a speaker for any of the events please contact us.

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JUNE

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25.06.19

MedBIC networking Lunch

Location

BIC 117 The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

Networking Lunches at The MedBIC

Located on the Chelmsford Campus, The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, is home to 21 highly innovative, growing businesses in over 1000sq.m of fully serviced office and innovation space.

We run monthly Pizza and Pop Lunchtime Networking Events at the MedBIC. The aim of these sessions are to increase networking opportunities for business occupants; to encourage links and joint working between occupants and academics; to engage occupants with the various support services which the University can provide; and to provide a platform to showcase The MedBIC and wider university facilities to potential occupants and the wider Chelmsford business community.

Lunches start at 12.00 with talks from 12.30.

If you would like to be a speaker for any of the events please contact us.

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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