Future Entrepreneurs in the Biobased Sector Workshop

Date: 12th February

Venue: Univeristy of York

Delivered by BioVale, this one day workshop will equip participants to consider how to take their research ideas towards commercialisation. The main objective of the workshop is to support and prepare High-Value Biorenewables Network (a BBSRC network) members interested in applying for the HVB Enterprise Fellowship scheme. In addition, the content will be widely applicable to other Network members who are interested in pursuing future careers in bio-based enterprise.

Content covered will include:

  • Overview of the HVB Enterprise Fellowship Scheme
  • Developing your value proposition
  • Introduction to the lean canvas business model
  • Pitch preparation
  • The day will include: interactive exercises, successful case studies and time with experts and mentors from the biobased sector providing valuable networking opportunity.

This workshop is free of charge, accommodation the night before the workshop can be provided for participants who have some distance to travel to York.

The Terms and Conditions for this workshop are available in the resources panel.

To apply:

Please email hvb-network@york.ac.uk before 10:00, Monday, 20th January 2020. In your email, please outline:

Full name, Institution, Position held
Dietary, access requirements
How the workshop will benefit you
Indicate if you require overnight accommodation on 11th February 2020.
Places will be confirmed by email by Wednesday, 22nd January 2020.

Please read the Terms and Conditions before applying.

For further information on the Enterprise Fellowships, please see our Funding pages or contact Dr Caroline Calvert on hvb-network@york.ac.uk, 01904 328763.