C2 Business and Science

Held by Dr Chris Jones, on Wednesday June 11th, at the College Court facilities.

The course will be organised as follows:

9:00-10:00 Session 1

Introduction to Enterprise & Business Development
- The innovation ecosystem
- Who are the stakeholders?
- SME’s and their significance to economic growth
- National and EU incentives and the “impact Agenda”
- Key definitions and policies
10:00-11:00 Session 2
How industry works with academia

- What industry wants from innovators
- Confidentiality and contract basics
- Consultancy, contract research & services to industry
- Liability and professional responsibility
- Collaborations
11:0011:30 COFFEE
11:30-12:30 Session 3

Intellectual Property & Licensing
- What is IP?
- Copyright and Trademarks
- IP protection & the patent system
- Research Commercialisation & Licensing IP
12:30-12:45 Discussion
13:00-14:30 LUNCH
14:30-15:30 Session 4

Spin-Out Companies and Raising Finance
- Different types of businesses
- Setting up a new spin-out company
- Raising money and basic business planning
- Exit strategies
15:30-1600 COFFEE
16:00-17:00                          INVITED SPEAKER