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Ignite your idea

20 Feb 2019

Have you discovered something that could be the answer to a problem?


Do you have an idea for a business that you just can’t stop thinking about? Have you discovered something that could be the answer to a problem? Would you like to feed your curiosity about entrepreneurship and start-ups? 

Come and join the Innovation Optimiser team for an informative afternoon over at the Milk & Honey Café, St. Peter’s House (with free coffee and cake, of course!) on Wednesday 27th March, 13:00-14:30 and discover the opportunities and support available to you through UMIP as a research staff member at the University, including the chance to access an 'Ignition Award' of up to £2,000 to test your idea.

Nikhil Kurian Jacob - an Early Career Researcher - will be talking you though his entrepreneurial journey with Innovation Optimiser and how the support available has enabled him to accelerate his business idea, Stressless; a VR App designed to combat stress. He’ll also be doing his first ever live demo of his innovative invention.

UMIP officers will be on-hand to answer any questions you may have relating to your Intellectual Property Rights. You may be unfamiliar with the term Intellectual Property and want to know more; there will be an abundance of knowledge in the room and resources for you to take away.

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