Enterprising Scientists: Generating value and opportunities
|Starts:||28 Oct 2014|
|Ends:||29 Oct 2014|
|What is it:||Workshop|
|Organiser:||Manchester Business School|
|Who is it for:||Current University students, University staff|
|Speaker:||Thierry Piret, Professor Paul Townsend, Paul Strzelecki, John Nicholson, Farid Khan, Curtis Dobson, Colin Mumme-Young|
Enterprise Workshop for
Science and Engineering
Early Career Researchers
Tuesday, 28 October –
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Manchester Business School
Tuesday 28 October – Workshop all day
- The Enterprising Scientist - Experiences from academia, a large corporation and a high-tech SME
- The Entrepreneurial Commercialisation of Knowledge
Wednesday 29 October – Workshop all day
- The Enterprising Scientist – making a career with enterprise
- From Idea to Reality – industry case studies
- Stakeholder Management
This is an intensive 2 day non-residential workshop.
On registering for the course you are committing to attend the course in full.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. No participation fee required.
Who should take the course?
The workshop is intended for the Early-stage post-doctoral researchers in scientific and engineering disciplines, who are interested in industry and enterprising career. Final year PhD students close to the completion are eligible.
Early career researchers working in industry who want to generate value from research and technology are welcome to attend.
? Submit the registration form/write to
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
Organisation: Solvay Ventures
Professor Paul Townsend
Role: Associate Dean for Business Engagement
Organisation: University of Manchester; Founder at Karus Therapeutics
Role: Joint Managing Partner
Organisation: Nuclear Capital Partners
Role: Chairman and CEO
Organisation: Protein Technologies Ltd; PharmaKure
Role: Reader and Faculty SME and Enterprise Coordinator
Organisation: University of Manchester
Role: HR and R&D
Organisation: Formerly AkzoNobel and ICI
Travel and Contact Information
Harold Hankins Building/ Manchester Business School