S2S: From science to start-up

Wednesday, May 16th 2018

18:00 – 20:00 (BST)

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S2S- Science to Start-up Workshop series

Innovation Forum proudly presents the entrepreneurial workshop series “Science2Startup”!
Channel your background and your creativity into the captivating world of business by learning the fundamental steps necessary to build a solid start-up.

In this series of workshops you will learn how to commercialise your research from ideation through to pitching for investment. At the final session you will pitch your idea to judges and get the chance to win a £300 cash prize and professional mentorship.

Attendence to the whole series is not mandatory but if you would like to pitch in the final you have to attend at least 7 workshops including the final.


9th of May - Idea generation/ Lean Canvas 
16th of May - Business plan (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/s2s-business-plan-workshop-tickets-45991456685?aff=erelexpmlt)
23rd of May - PR/ Communications
30th of May - Marketing
6th of June - How to recruit the best team/ networking
13th of June - Finances
20th of June - Intellectual Property
27th of June - How to pitch/ get investment
28th of June - Mentor Clinic
4th of July - Final pitching

At every session you will meet and chat with a successful entrepreneur, who will give you a rich background on real steps to take towards starting your own business. Interact with our speakers, get more understanding of entrepreneurship and discover the amazing stories that shaped leading start-uppers of today.

This workshop series is for you if you:
- are just developing an interest towards entrepreneurship and would like to know more about it
- have an idea and would like to get started translating it into a business
- are looking for inspiration, motivation, or potential collaborators
- have already started developing your idea, but need further insights into specific topics

This will be a fun and dynamic experience to learn valuable lessons for your incipient career. Follow the updates on our website (https://ucl.inno-forum.org/) and on our social media (https://twitter.com/innoforumucl).

Attendance certificate
Our speakers are passionate about their work and are thrilled to share some time and knowledge with new entrepreneurship-enthusiasts. And your dedication is just as valuable. Therefore, if you attend at least 7 of our events prior to the pitching date, you will be eligible to pitch and receive an official attendance certificate from Innovation Forum.

How do I register?

For students and academics, select the free ticket under 'General Admission'.

Please register using the link above.

Terms and Conditions

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N.B. The term “event” refers to conferences/events/courses and workshops.

Payment and Confirmation of Booking

If an e-mail confirmation has not been received after completing the registration process, please contact [email protected]
Final details will be sent up to seven working days prior to the event, please contact [email protected] if you do not receive event details.
Innovation Forum cannot be held responsible for the non-arrival of event information.
During the event, please ensure that your attendance is noted each day to avoid being charged the cancellation fee (see below), normally by signing an attendance sheet at registration.

Cancellations and Refunds

All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing 5 full working days (Monday – Friday) prior to the start of the event to [email protected]
If the above notification period is not given, or in the event of non-attendance, then the following cancellation fee applies:£25 for a half-day workshop or £50 for 1 or more days - whatever the reason
Illness: in the event of non-attendance due to illness, a doctor’s certificate must be provided otherwise the full cancellation fee will be charged.
Individuals who withdraw after the start of an event will still be liable for the cancellation fee.
Non-attendance for paid events: an individual who has registered and doesn’t turn up for the event will be charged the full course fee, in addition to the cancellation fee as above. This is due to administrative, speaker and refreshment costs incurred by the department and your place could have been allocated to another individual.
Attendees are welcome to send a substitute without incurring a charge, provided Innovation Forum is notified in writing ([email protected]) 3 full working days prior to the event.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Innovation Forum reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule an event. In the unlikely event of cancellations, Innovation Forum will refund the full amount of the registration fee (if applicable). However personal expenses incurred by the attendee are non-refundable by Innovation Forum.
Innovation Forum reserves the right to make changes to the programme, location and/or speakers without prior notice. Such alterations are occasionally necessary due to circumstances beyond the control of Innovation Forum.


Businesses and individuals will be contacted directly for payment details if they don’t comply with the cancellation policy.


Views expressed by speakers are their own. Innovation Forum disclaim any liability for advice given, or views expressed, by any speaker at the event or in any documentation provided by delegates.

Filming and Photography

Please note that for teaching and promotional purposes there may be a professional photographer and video production taking place during the event.

Delegate Access and Dietary Requirements

Innovation Forum makes every effort that their events are accessible and enjoyable for all attendees and we can provide a vegetarian option in refreshments supplied on request.

If dietary or specific requirements are required please inform [email protected] at the time of booking.

Data Protection

The registration information provided will be held on Innovation Forum and partners` databases. You may be contacted about other activities from these organisations in the future. By submitting this information you agree that your details may be used for this purpose.








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