Generating a Business from your qualifications
30 September 2020
This webinar as part of a series of events for postgraduate and PhD students brings together experts who can help you take the next step in converting your research or big idea into a business.
The session will also include how the University Enterprise Zone can support you providing Specialist workspaces, equipment, expertise with a network of academic and external advisers, funding, competitions and boot camps available to you through your time at the university to get help your business up and running.
Early-stage ventures and tax implications, R&D tax considerations
RozennSolutions – Rondi Allan
Rondi Allen has extensive experience in Manufacturing and Service industries across many functions and continents, including Finance, Supply Chain, Purchasing, IT and Sales. She uses her business experience and her previous role as a Chartered Accountant with PWC to support SME’s through process improvements, strategy, and cash flow improvements, including R&D Tax initiatives.
The journey from PhD to business ownership
ImmuOne - Co-founders Abigail Martin and Dr Victoria Hutter
Abigail Martin's PhD research project has led to technology which allows for the respiratory testing of any sort of chemical or particles that we might inhale. As Abigail works towards completing her PhD, she has submitted another application for follow-on funding.
Recognising how your academic knowledge can translate as tools to start a business
Successful Candidates - Alison Miller Godding
Ali is the Founder & Director of Successful Candidates. An organisation dedicated to showing talented professionals, senior management and teams in transition, how to navigate change in turbulent times and to secure a new role in today's job market. Ali has so far created 3 Successful Candidates Career Move Experiences that are tailored for each individual or team, including what, when and how experiences are made available.
Funding avenues and schemes available from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council - Dr Rachel Pelley Portfolio Manager
Dr Rachel Pelley is a portfolio manager for EPSRC. Rachel has a background in maths and computational modelling.