skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Start-up skills workshop for postdocs: pitching and business plan writing to make your new company stand out, with Adelina Chalmers

When May 25, 2016
from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Lecture Theatres 1&2, Institute for Manufacturing, 17 Charles Babbage Road, West Cambridge
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

Are you a postdoc looking to start a company? Perhaps you’ve got an idea, but you need help getting it down on paper or presenting to investors.

Cambridge Enterprise and the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPOC) are holding a workshop on the skills you’ll need to form or get your start-up off the ground, run by Adelina Chalmers a.k.a. “The Geek Whisperer”.

Adelina has trained Professors and Senior Lecturers at Cranfield University on presenting their research and winning over industry audiences such as Airbus. She helps Cambridge University start-ups secure millions of pounds of investment and she specialises in helping researchers become entrepreneurs. She works with Cambridge Enterprise delivering the international knowledge transfer projects where scientists from across the world come to Cambridge to learn how to transform complex research findings into products or services to sell to industry. Adelina won numerous impromptu speaking competitions and speaks fluently 5 languages.

This workshop covers the dos and don’ts of writing a business plan, as well as hints and tips on giving the perfect investor pitch.

This event is being held in conjunction with the Cambridge Postdoc Enterprise Competition, which opens for 2016 entries on 3 May. Workshop participants may find the skills primer useful if they plan on entering the competition. More information on the competition can be found here.

Registration in advance is essential. Spaces for the workshop are limited, so reserve your place here today.

Please note: due to limited space this workshop is strictly open to postdocs only.

Refreshments provided

OPdA Tweets

Upcoming events

Women in STEMM Media Training

Jul 04, 2018

The Old Schools, Trinity Lane

Media taster for postdocs

Jul 05, 2018

Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, CB2 1SB

Upcoming events

RSS Feed Latest news

i-Teams call for projects 2018-19

Jun 18, 2018

Are you thinking about commercialising your research, or interested in investigating new uses for it? Then i-Teams can help!

Entrepreneurship trip to Argentina - apply by 25 June

Jun 18, 2018

Are you a PhD student or a postdoc running a successful technological startup? Global Shapers will cover a trip and accommodation to share your entrepreneurial experience in Argentina.

Join the Shaping Horizons 2019 organising committee - apply by 17 June

Jun 05, 2018

The Shaping Horizons 2019 organising committee are looking for motivated PhD students and postdocs to join them in creating a unique event that will bring together leaders from the UK and Latin America to discuss pressing challenges and promote diplomatic ties.

View all news