Do you have an idea in the field of life sciences, healthcare, digital health, clean-tech or any advanced engineering which has the potential to improve human wellbeing? Do you think your research has commercial applications?
If so, we are very keen on hearing from you! The IMAGINE IF! Global Accelerator Programme is here to help you develop your ideas and turn them into reality!
Come and discover how we can help you translate your ideas from bench to the real world, meet this year's mentors and investors, and chat with applicants/start-ups who made it through the programme.
We are also hosting a small live pitch competition where previous startups from the programme and people from the audience can have the chance to pitch for maximum 3 minutes about their ideas, if they wish to - and win a ticket for the 2017 Leaders Conference in Oxford! (Please contact in advance the organisers if you wish to be included)
In addition, we will give you a clear overview of the application process for an effective application.
Who should attend:
Academics, students at all levels and generally everyone with an idea that falls within the scope of the IMAGINE IF! Global Accelerator Programme (life sciences, biotech, med-tech, pharma, digital health, healthcare, clean-tech and advanced engineering). Participation to the pitch is not mandatory, please notify the organiser in advance if you want deliver a pitch.
17:30: Introduction by Innovation Forum
17:40: Introductions to mentors
18:10: Previous start-ups’ and volunteers' opportunity for a Live pitch!
18:30: Information about the application process & Q&A
18.45: Concluding remarks
18.50 – 20:00: Networking with drinks reception
About the IMAGINE IF! Competition
The IMAGINE IF! competition is our truly global competition and accelerator program for deep technology. The IMAGINE IF! Accelerator looks to identify disruptive ideas emerging from local ecosystems in different countries and cities, and then accelerate these ideas into businesses. This year, we offer science ventures in the life sciences, healthcare, digital health, clean-tech and advanced engineering areas, the chance to access our mentoring programme, the potential to secure non-dilutive funding, free advice from leading professional services companies and rapid networking across the Innovation Forum platform.
Join the accelerator here: http://inno-forum.org/accelerator/
Please contact the organiser(s) if tickets are all sold out.
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Imagine IF! Global Accelerator Launch Event
Wednesday, July 05th 2017
17:00 – 20:00 (GMT)
Imperial College London, Enterprise Lab