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

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OCTOBER

04.10.18

MedTECH Campus - Meet Up Group : AI Startups In Health

Location

Idea London,
69 Wilson Street
London
EC2A 2BB

Time

17.30 - 21.00

Event Description

The MedTech Campus Meetup Network, the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme and Capital Enterprise are hosting an evening for tech entrepreneurs, clinicians and healthcare practitioners to explore the impact of AI Start-ups on the provision of Healthcare in the UK.

The agenda is as follows:
17:30 Registration;
18:00 Welcome from the Hosts: Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation, NHS     England and John Spindler, CEO of Capital Enterprise and Co-Founder of AI Seed;
18:05 Keynote Talk: Dr Rajershi Banerjee, Practicing Consultant Physician and CEO of leading medical imaging diagnostic start-up Perspectum Diagnostics.
18:30 Product and Tech Demonstrationss from Healthcare focused AI Start-ups including:
Lifebit: Founder Maria Chatzou;
MSK.AI: Founder Tom Harte;
19:15 Panel Discussion “The Best Ways to Support and Accelerate an AI in Health Startup”
On the panel will be senior representatives of Entrepreneur First, Health Science, MHRA and UCL.
20:00 Networking and Refreshments;
21.00 Finish.

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05.10.18

BEST Growth Hub Business Drop In Session

Location

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

Time

11.00 - 14.00

Event Description

The MedBIC will be hosting a Business Drop In session with Jacqui Stimpson – Business Navigator from the BEST Growth Hub

Grant and Funding Opportunities

Perhaps you want to grow your business but not sure if and what funding might be available? BEST Growth Hub can give guidance with the various grants or potential finance support available to businesses and navigate your through the process or introduce you to the right person.

So if you are thinking about buying equipment, machinery , improving or expanding your premises, replacing lighting, heating to reduce costs or even designing a new innovative product and/or need consultancy support – there are a lot of different grants available and we need your help to spend this money and you don’t have to pay it back – no catches!

Business Advice
If you are not looking for funding but would welcome an independent business expert to help you with your business you could qualify for 12 hours of business support completely free of charge.  From strategy, marketing, processes, people, finance we have the right person you need to speak to.

To book your place please call Jacqui Stimpson  01702 417765 or email info@BESTGrowthHub.org.uk – it’s should take no longer than 20-30 minutes – so what have you got to lose?

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10.10.18

Barclays Bank Drop In Session

Location

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

Time

10.30 - 13.00

Event Description

The MedBIC will be hosting a Barclays Bank drop in session on the 10th October 10.30 – 13.00 (??) .  This is open to everyone for both business and personal banking queries.Representatives from Barclays will be:

  • Chris Budd – Market Development Manager, UK Retail & Business Banking
  • Lewis Kirk, Business Manager, Chelmsford branch

The team can offer guidance with general banking questions as well as putting you in touch with mortgage advisors / investment queries/ Isa’s, unsecured borrowing / business banking.

If you would like to book a slot please contact Chris Budd directly (email address below) or drop by BIC 009 (ground floor meeting room) on the day.

chris.budd@barclays.com

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16.10.18

Price Bailey Breakfast Workshop - Introduction to Funding (MedBIC members only)

Location

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

Time

07.30 - 11.30

Event Description

Open to MedBIC Businesses only

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;
  • How to access 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.

This workshop is free to attend, however any cancellations less than 48 hours before the event will be charged at £20 each.

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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24.10.18

BEST Growth Hub Business Drop In Session

Location

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

Time

10.00 -14.00

Event Description

The MedBIC will be hosting a Business Drop In session with Jacqui Stimpson – Business Navigator from the BEST Growth Hub

Grant and Funding Opportunities

Perhaps you want to grow your business but not sure if and what funding might be available? BEST Growth Hub can give guidance with the various grants or potential finance support available to businesses and navigate your through the process or introduce you to the right person.

So if you are thinking about buying equipment, machinery , improving or expanding your premises, replacing lighting, heating to reduce costs or even designing a new innovative product and/or need consultancy support – there are a lot of different grants available and we need your help to spend this money and you don’t have to pay it back – no catches!

Business Advice
If you are not looking for funding but would welcome an independent business expert to help you with your business you could qualify for 12 hours of business support completely free of charge.  From strategy, marketing, processes, people, finance we have the right person you need to speak to.

To book your place please call Jacqui Stimpson  01702 417765 or email info@BESTGrowthHub.org.uk – it’s should take no longer than 20-30 minutes – so what have you got to lose?

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30.10.18 - 30.10.18

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.0

Event Description

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 October  2018.

The lunch is free to attend but you need to register via the link.

Lunch starts at 12.00, with talks from 12.30.

Speakers this month will include:

Simone Robinson – Institute of Director . Find out more about how the IoD supports business leaders throughout the UK.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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NOVEMBER

14.11.18

Chelmsford City Showcase for Business

Location

Hylands Estate
Hylands Park
London Road
Chelmsford
CM2 8WQ

Time

Event Description

The Chelmsford City Showcase for Business returns on Wednesday 14th November 2018, taking place at Hylands Estate, Hylands Park, London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ.

This year’s free-to-attend event comprises motivating seminars, a business briefing and an ever-popular exhibition area.

Throughout the day attendees will be able to visit over 50 trade stands and take part in seminars, with the opportunity to raise their questions to experts. The event offers attendees invaluable business insights as well as business support and advice on a range of relevant topics including business promotion and marketing, business start-up and business growth and innovation.

01245 606568

economy@chelmsford.gov.uk

www.chelmsford.gov.uk/showcase

Register for your free place at the 2018 Chelmsford City Showcase for Business at

www.chelmsfordshowcase.eventbrite.co.uk

 

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27.11.18

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 14.00

Event Description

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 November  2018.

The lunch is free to attend but you need to register via the link.

Lunch starts at 12.00, with talks from 12.30.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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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