Advancing Innovation in Health

Tuesday, 28th February, 5.30 – 8.30pm
Lecture Theatre 1, New Hunt’s House, Guy’s campus

Keynote speaker: Sir Bruce Keogh KBE, Medical Director, NHS England
Hosted by Professor Sir Robert Lechler, Vice Principal (Health), King’s

King’s College Entrepreneurship Institute and King’s health societies have put together a unique opportunity for you to hear from key opinion leaders in the entrepreneurial world. The event is free and open to all at KCL.

This special event offers you the opportunity to:

  • Vote on the challenges faced by the health industry you feel most passionately about, and learn about the important role innovation and entrepreneurship play in tackling them.
  • Meet our 4 x 4 showcase – Four King’s health innovators, Pankaj Chandak, Project Medicine, Cydar Ltd and QUiPP app who have just four minutes to share their amazing experiences with you – and get you hooked!
  • Speak to leading exhibitors including DigitalHealth.London, King’s Commercialisation Institute and the King’s20 accelerator, followed by a drinks and canapés networking reception.
  • Contribute to your personal learning. You will be emailed a Certificate of Engagement after the event signed by Professor Lechler and Julie Devonshire OBE, Director of the Entrepreneurship Institute.

There will be a reception with free food and drinks, plus the opportunity to build your professional networks and develop contacts that may be beneficial for the next step in your career.

For full details and to register for your place, click here.

New entrepreneurship resources on KEATS

Download free resources from the Entrepreneurship Institute’s virtual learning environment. KEATS course 0ZLS1102 – visit: https://login-keats.kcl.ac.uk/.

Entepreneurship on KEATS

Further Details
In partnership with Enterprise Nation, our Entrepreneurship library supports all types of entrepreneurial learning activities. We provide expert advice, insight and guidance to those who wish to start and scale their own ventures, as well as those who wish to develop as employees or employers in their chosen careers.

The platform provides you with a global resource bank of articles, videos, blogs, presentations and much more. It is also an essential tool for individuals taking part in the King’s Enterprise Award.

 

Are you an entrepreneur and like a cheap dinner?

OneStart Finals Gala

OneStart is the world’s largest healthcare accelerator program dedicated to early-career entrepreneurs. The Finals Pitch Dinner marks the end of the 2016 programme and the final top-10 startups, selected from over 750 applications (from >50 countries) will pitch for £100k.

With that in mind we have reserved 20 reduced price tickets (only £10 down from £50) to our London Finals Pitch Dinner on May 16th for students and post-docs at King’s College London.

Over a 3-course meal we’ll hear 3-minute pitches from each of our top-10 EU startups (learn more by watching their 1-minute pitches). The winner, announced at the end of the evening will receive £100,000 of non-dilutive funding.

What: OneStart Finals Dinner – top 10 EU healthcare startups pitch for £100k

Where: Grand Connaught Rooms (Covent Garden, London)

When: 16 May, reception starts at 6pm, dinner at 7pm

To register your interest simply fill out our quick online form.

Click here to be redirected.

We look forward to meeting you on May 16th.

 

 

Being an unconventional entrepreneur: start your journey

Entrepreneurship@King’s
We are delighted to invite you to the next Enterprise Connect evening:

Being an unconventional entrepreneur

Come and hear successful unconventional entrepreneurs share their stories. Our speakers are proof that any one of us can be entrepreneurial.

The evening will be hosted by Professor Edward Byrne AC, President & Principal of King’s College London, who will be speaking with the entreprenurs below.

Heston Marc Blumenthal OBE
Chef and proprietor of The Fat Duck
@thehestonteam

Jo Malone MBE
British Perfumer and founder of Jo Loves and Jo Malone London
@JoMaloneMBE

Joe Wicks
Founder of The Body Coach, fitness instructor, nutritionist and author of Lean in 15
@thebodycoach

Philip Källberg and Felix Bråberg
King’s Incubate suppoorted venture and co-founders of EatAbout
@eat_about

After the seminar there will be a networking reception, with canapes and drinks, as well as our Venture Hub where you can participate in interactive group discussions and obtain advice & guidance from our expert mentors. The mentors will be covering topics in line with the theme of the evening and giving hands on feedback. You will also have an opportunity to meet King’s students and alumni at the Venture Hub, where the King’s entrepreneurs will be showcasing their start-ups, sharing their experiences and looking to expand their network.

Agenda

Please see the event schedule* below:

18:00 – 18:20 Registration
18:30 – 19:20 Interviews between The Principal and guest entrepreneurs
19:25 – 19:35 Entrepreneur Q&A session
19:35 – 21:00 Networking reception

The Franklin-Wilkins Building is located on Stamford Street, this a five minute walk from Waterloo Station. Map of the area. There is also step free access to the building; for further accessibility information please click here: Accessibility Information. All other inquiries should be directed toward innovation@kcl.ac.uk.

Official hashtag: #econnectors
Spread the word and share your progress: @InnovateKings

Click here to get your ticket

Lion’s Den Challenge Competition 2015-16 – Apply Now

Lion's Den ChallengeThe Lion’s Den Challenge Start-Up Competition (LDC) is the university’s flagship start-up competition that is designed to make the business ideas of those at King’s a reality, as well as upscale running start-ups through empowering workshops, mentorship (King’s Entrepreneur In Residence) and prize money.

In its eighth year LDC is now run by Entrepreneurship@King’s, and equips the King’s community, from all backgrounds, with practical business skills.

Applications for LDC 2015-16 are now open. This year there are six awards available totalling £11,000 in prize money, including a special award which has been sponsored by the King’s Cultural Institute.

LDC Application Deadline: 6pm Tuesday 16 February 2016.

For more information on the competition, including the awards, rules and FAQ’s visit www.lionsdenchallenge.co.uk.

Have a question? Email the Entrepreneurship@King’s team: innovation@kcl.ac.uk.

Lion’s Den Challenge Start-Up Competition (LDC) Workshop

We are delighted to invite you the Lion’s Den Challenge Start-Up Competition (LDC). The university’s flagship start-up competition that equips King’s students, alumni & staff with practical business skills, whilst giving them an opportunity to win up to 7 awards and £11,000 prize money to help develop and test their business ideas and prototypes.

No previous knowledge or experience in business required – you don’t even need to have an idea when you come to the workshops!

Attend the first workshop on 21 October 2015
Topic: Developing your commercial strategy
Location: G.79, FWB, Waterloo Campus.
RSVP to the workshops: ldc2015-16.eventbrite.co.uk
For more information:  www.LionsDenChallenge.co.uk

LDC applications open: 2 December 2015
LDC applications deadline: 6pm 16 February 2015

Official hashtag: #LDC | Spread the word: @InnovateKings

Lion’s Den Challenge Start-Up Competition – Beer + Pizza Mixer

The Lion’s Den Challenge Start-Up Competition (LDC) is back with a bang. Join us at the launch event on 7 October 2015, where we will be introducing this years programme.

This informal networking evening is your opportunity to grab a beer (or wine, orange juice – your choice of beverage) and mingle with like-minded peers, King’s current students & alumni who have launched their start-ups and successful entrepreneurs.

At this stage you don’t even need an idea. Even if you’re just curious come & meet us, have a few drinks and see what we are about – no pressure.

What to expect from LDC 2015-16:

  • Five informative & exciting business workshops
  • Practice pitching opportunities
  • Up to six awards
  • Up to £10,000 in grant funding

Those who attend will receive a free copy* of ‘Start it up: Why running your own business is easier than you thinkby Luke Johnson.
* There are a limited number of copies available to collect on the night, therefore they will on a be first come first basis.

Register Now

Date: Wednesday 7th October 2015

Location: G.79 FWB, Stamford Street, Waterloo Campus, SE1 8WA

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

 

Book some time with the King’s resident Mentor!

The King’s Student Entrepreneurship Institute resident mentor Abhishek Garodia, founder of PlayEnable, will be mentoring at Guy’s Campus every Wednesday from Wednesday 29th April – 1st July 2015.

Book your slot with him here.

If you have any questions, contact the Student Entrepreneurship Institute via: innovation@kcl.ac.uk.