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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 networking session



Creating Impact through commercialising technologies and forming new ventures

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The Enterprise Office welcomes City Academics and students for a networking lunchtime session to celebrate Entrepreneurship in our Academic environment


Chair - Bill Richardson MBA Cert ED, Manager Enterprise and Professional Development, Enterprise Office

Welcome and Introduction  


Dr Iasonas F. TriantisLecturer in Microelectronics and Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Topic: What it is like to be an Academic with an entrepreneurial edge

Alejandro Peña, London City Incubator Associate

Topic: Commercialising technologies from an academic angle

Patrick Elliott and Jody Orsborn, Founders of the Backscratchers

Topic: Life after CitySpark

Patrick and Jody, both former City students launched their own business after wining CitySpark, City's student innovation and enterprise programme. After that, 'The Backscratchers' was admitted into the London City Incubator programme through which they had support in the shape of business modelling, market research, office space and general advice, helping them progress their exciting venture.

The session continues with a networking lunch

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When & where

12.00pm - 1.30pmFriday 16th November 2012