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

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APRIL

02.04.19 - 03.04.19

Creating a New Service or Product - South East Business Boost programme

Location

The Latton Bush Centre,
Southern Way,
Harlow,
CM18 7BL

Time

10.00 - 16.00

Event Description

Creating a New Service or Product
This workshop is being run by First Ascent Ltd and Enterprise Support Alliance Ltd on behalf of the South East Business Boost programme and is free of charge to eligible businesses and individuals.

 

This free 2 day workshop in Harlow will give you a practical understanding of key product development and management approaches and how to apply these to your business.

 

It will give you a practical understanding of how to develop your new service or product and successfully launch it.

Covering Agile Development, how to define your target customers, how to protect your Intellectual Property and ensuring all resources are in place to successfully launch your new product.

You will leave with a bespoke Implementation Plan for your business.

The workshop will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm each day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. You do not need to attend both days.

 

Who should attend?

Established businesses based in the Essex Local Authority area.

Start-up businesses registered for less than one year that are based in the Essex Local Authority area.

Individuals looking to start up their own business.

 

Workshop Content: Day 1

  • Key Product Development and Management Concepts
  • An overview of service / product development and management principles.
  • Defining your target customers and market for your service / product.
  • Types of market research.
  • Key aspects of Intellectual Property management.
  • Product testing and agile principles of development.
  • Ensuring marketing, sales and channel strategies are in place.
  • Product / service Life Cycle management.

 

Workshop Content: Day 2

  • Improving Product Implementation within your Business
  • Using a Business Canvas to identify key activities for successful service / product introduction.
  • Applying a business canvas plan to a real service / product introduction in your business.
  • Gaining peer input to extend creativity and options for own introduction plan, including target market, value propositions, sales, channels, resources and support activities.
  • Utilise same approach to health check an existing service / product in your business.
  • Summarising the learning and activities into a concise “Service / Product Implementation Plan” for your business.

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office space at the MedBIC

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.

  • Introduction and welcome by Aideen McCambridge, MedBIC Manager
  • Invest Essex and their SME support by Tracey Williams – Invest Essex , Essex SME Business Manager
  • From idea to commercial success – Health Enterprise East and their support services for medical technology innovations – Joop Tanis, Director of MedTech Consulting
  • 15 Second Pitch – introduce your role, business or event in 15 seconds
  • Any other business

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

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MAY

14.05.19

PLMR PR Masterclass for Organisations in Essex - Invitation

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

09.30 - 11.30

Event Description

Join Anokhi Popat, Head of PR at communications consultancy, PLMR, for a free, interactive workshop that will give participants the tools and confidence to raise their profile amongst target audiences and increase overall brand awareness through public relations (PR) activity including media relations, editorial and stakeholder engagement.

Anokhi has provided PR and media relations advice and support to businesses nationally for over nine years, and achieves local and national PR coverage for clients regularly every month.

This workshop will cover:

  • The different types of media
  • How different PR activities can help boost the profile of your business
  • What makes a strong article and how you can tell your story
  • The forms of PR measurement
  • The importance of stakeholder engagement and building relationships
  • Top tips, advice and practical exercises

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JUNE

office space at the MedBIC

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