San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The last 2013 IGNITE your … event being run by
SETsquared at the University of Southampton.
Tuesday 10th December 2013
16:00 for 16.30 start – 19.00 finish
University of Southampton Science Park (USSP) Chilworth
IGNITE your .... Global opportunities, thoughts and funding
will focus upon global perspectives, inspired innovation and funding opportunities.
IGNITE your…. strategic thinking
Presenter – Dr. Dave Richards, experienced and highly successful serial entrepreneur, innovator and master strategist, will be presenting on
“The MIT Innovation Lab: 5 key Learnings”
Dr Dave is an inspirational speaker, adviser, author and globally recognised thought leader.
He is honorary visiting Fellow with the Faculty of Management, Cass Business School, City University, London, co-founder and honorary lifetime member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Innovation Lab, Fellow of the Institute of Directors and the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures & Commerce as well as adviser to a variety of business and government leaders.
IGNITE your…. global communication’s
Presenter – Dr. Jay Kettle-Williams, international business communication consultant and trainer, will be presenting on the UKTI funded "UKTI web site communications reviews" - how to build and optimise a successful world-class website that will generate a higher volume of web traffic and gain from international customer.
The Export Communications Review is a funded impartial and objective look at language and cultural issues, reviewing all communication tools including website and marketing materials, to help them improve their competitiveness in existing and future export markets.
UK Trade & Investmentworks with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.
IGNITE your…. international networks
Presenter – Richard Hall, Managing director at EISC Ltd will be presenting the idea of
“How the Enterprise Europe Network can help you access the new Horizon 2020 and other EU funds”
The European Information Service Centre is part of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) and works with 600 partners in over 40 countries to deliver business and technology opportunities to small business in the EU.
The Enterprise Europe Network is a new specialist support network for SMEs. Its role is to raise awareness of business opportunities for companies within the EU and inform them of relevant regulations, programmes and initiatives.
IGNITE your.... medical funding opportunities
Presenter - Dr Lisa Douet, Senior Research Fellow, and Ellie Monks, EME Programme Manager will present about
“Research Funding: The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme”
The EME Programme funds clinical efficacy studies. The studies it supports usually test if an intervention works as expected, in a well-defined population or group of patients. The Programmealso also provides an opportunity to use clinical studies to understand disease or treatment mechanisms, which may in turn lead to improvements in health and patient care.
IGNITE your....environmental iNet
Presenter – John Richardson, Business Innovation Specialist, iNet Project Manager at WSX Enterprise, will present about ERDF funded
“The Environmental iNet, how can it help you?”
The Environmental iNet is a South of England project that funds businesses to access support from a network of industry leaders, HEIs and business advisers, so they can quickly and effectively benefit from the rich resource provided by universities, to seize opportunities to create/improve new products and services, exploit new market niches and to grow in the environmental field.
Light refreshments will be provided.
When & Where
SETsquared at the University of Southampton
SETsquared is a collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey which partners in enterprise activities and collectively supports the growth and success of new business opportunities through spin-outs, licensing and incubation.