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

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AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

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04.09.19

MedBIC workshop: Introduction to funding and investment with Price Bailey

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

09.30 - 12.00

Event Description

Introduction to funding and investment with Price Bailey

4th September 2019, 09.30 – 12.00

The MedBIC, Alan Cherry Drive

The MedBIC will be hosting an ‘Introduction to Funding and Investment Workshop’ with Price Bailey exclusively for business owners and senior management.

What you will learn

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.

Who should attend?

Business owners, senior management team and finance directors.

Following this workshop if there is the demand, there will be a second session to follow up with investment readiness and practical guides to raising funds and securing investment.

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

Refreshments will be provided

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office space at the MedBIC

24.09.19

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 13.30

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 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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OCTOBER

10.10.19

MedBIC Event – IP workshop with IP21 and Commercialisation team at Anglia Ruskin University

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

10.00 - 12.00

Event Description

IP Workshop Presented by Ed Clarke of IP21 and Dr Roger Chittock, Commercialisation Officer at Anglia Ruskin University
10th October 2019, 10.00 – 12.00
The MedBIC, Alan Cherry Drive, Chelmsford, Essex.

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 Ed Clark 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.

About the speakers
Ed Clarke is a UK and European patent attorney. Ed has represented clients in relation to a wide range of technologies from mechanical to electronic to medical equipment. His clients have ranged from start-ups and individual inventors to quoted companies with much in between.
Ed undertook the bulk of his training at a London firm before working at a boutique practice in the Home Counties.

Refreshments will be provided.
This event is free however to attend you must sign up as spaces are limited. To book your place please register.,

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office space at the MedBIC

29.10.19

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

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 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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NOVEMBER

07.11.19

MedBIC Workshop: Business scale up and its impact on company culture with People Diligence

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

09.30 - 11.30

Event Description

MedBIC Workshop: Business scale up and its impact on company culture.

A workshop by Claire Hartnell – People Diligence

7th November 2019, 09.30 – 11.30

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

How can you get your culture right as you scale your growing business? How do you identify who you need to help your business grow? And how can you get this right?

It’s not just about hiring people with the right technical skills but the right mix of soft skills to take your business to the next level.

In this session we will explore the employee behaviours and leadership types which will help your business scale, common people related pitfalls experienced by scale-ups and how workplace culture can make or break a business.

We will help you understand the change in cultural dynamics which occur as businesses grow beyond a certain size and will help you look ahead to developing your first manager cohort.

Who should attend?

This session is open to all however managers, senior manager, owners and directors of SME’s who are looking to scale up and grow their company will find this useful.

About the speaker.

Claire Hartnell – PeopleDiligence

Claire had more than 20 years’ experience consulting up to C-suite level in companies including Diageo, Ebay, Carphone Warehouse and Coca Cola before setting up PeopleDiligence in 2018. She now works with growth companies to help them develop fast pace, healthy performance cultures.

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office space at the MedBIC

26.11.19

MedBIC Networking Lunch

Location

The MedBIC
Alan Cherry Drive
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SQ

Time

12.00 - 13.30

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 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.

Book Now

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