With today’s need for both impact and income generation, understanding how the commercial world operates is vital. Through a combination of seminars and interactive group work sessions, the programme identifies and develops the vital business skills you need in order to successfully take your research idea to market. The programme explores the various routes that you can follow; so that you are prepared to make an informed decision of the pathways available to commercialise your research.
Professor Tim Dafforn
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham
“The Medici training was "top notch", and represents some of the best entrepreneurship training in the country. Medici training gave me the tools to successful engage in starting my own company; I was surprised to find that the skills taught in the Medici course have a much wider application such as applying for research funding.”
The training consists of four modules (one module a month) based at the University of Birmingham, on the following dates:
- Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 October 2016
- Wednesday 16 & Thursday 17 November 2016
- Wednesday 7 & Thursday 8 December 2016
- Wednesday 11 January 2017
The cost of the programme is £2750, this includes 3 nights full board at our Conference Park (for modules 1, 2 and 3) and all lunches.
An early bird rate of £2625 applies for applications received by 1 June 2016.
The course covers the following subjects:
- Exploring entrepreneurship
- Networking skills
- Intellectual property protection and exploitation
- Finance for business
- Assessing the market potential of your idea
- Negotiation skills
- Exploitation strategies
- Working with Business/Industry
- Pitching skills
- Developing a business plan
We are now recruiting delegates for our 2016/17 Enterprise Training Programme. If you are interested in applying or for further information, please contact: Sofia Hansrod, download the application form or call on +44 (0)121 414 6539.