Do you want to learn how to make use of your research potential?
If you are a research group leader or have almost finished your PhD, apply now for the International Summer School on Technology Transfer in Life Sciences and use the chance to bring your idea one step further to the market.
The summer school takes place in TU Dresden, one of King’s College London’s Transcampus partners, and is open to PhD students as well as early career researchers.
Based on all applications a selection committee consisting of high-profile technology transfer experts will select a restricted number of participants. Please note that the committee will especially be interested in your motivation.
Do you want to launch your own venture or start-up? Do you have an idea that you think will make it? Are you looking for some extra support to make it happen?
You’ll receive an estimated £30,000 support which includes:
– Office space for up to 6 team members in the beautiful new Entrepreneurship co-working space in Bush House, 30 Aldwych
– Weekly coaching from 6 Experts in Residence
– Workshops covering subjects such as Customer Segmentation, Financial Modelling, Startup Law, Sales, Digital Marketing, Design and Public Speaking
– The opportunity to pitch for Scholarship prizes totaling £100,000
– Access to our network of investors, mentors and partners
– Expertise from organisations including Microsoft, Amazon Web Services and Founders Factory
– Support in building leadership, resilience skills and an entrepreneurial mindset. In 2016-2017 we took part in training from the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.
What do you expect from me?
You can be part of the accelerator part-time or full time (minimum half a day a week + 8 events across the year). We ask that you are committed to making the most of the programme and making your idea happen. This means you are committed to:
Participation in the programme, all of which is tailor-made
Presence in the accelerator space at least on a weekly basis. N.B. The accelerator is open 7 days a week. Attendance is flexible allowing for lectures, clinics etc.
Behaviour appropriate for King’s and for a co-working environment
A desire to scale your venture, with our support
Having a great time! The programme is all about your personal learning journey and growth – and we want to have as much fun as possible along the way!
What do I have to give in return?
The King’s20 accelerator is a completely free package, unlike other accelerators we will not ask you for any equity or revenue share contribution.
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.
Celebrate innovation in health at King’s College London at an event organised by the Entrepreneurship Institute and KCL’s health societies. At this evening talk you will learn more about the important role innovation and entrepreneurship play in tackling challenges currently faced by the health industry. Find out more here.