Ignite 2018 is an intensive, one-week programme for those of you working or doing research in the hi-tech or biotech sectors who already have a business idea, project or early stage venture. 

Are you an ambitious, entrepreneur, researcher, academic or scientist looking to propel your hi-tech or biotech business idea to commercial success? Or would you like to transform an innovation project for your current employer?

The aim is to:

  • support you assess the commercial feasibility of your business plan
  • better define and shape it’s potential
  • build a strong  foundation f/or commercial application

They leverage the wealth of resources and networks available via the renowned Cambridge Cluster and entrepreneurial ecosystem to provide a high value blend of academic teaching by the faculty, mentoring tailored to you and your venture; and one-to-one clients with industry experts.

By the end of the week, you will have a business plan presentation and a clear way forward for your business idea.

You will have:

  • learned how to explain the technology opportunity in commercial terms
  • learned about new business models and approaches to obtaining early value
  • gained a commercial approach in the development of innovative ideas
  • clarified the business idea, and tested it within a high calibre and safe environment
  • developed a significant network of contacts with the business community, Cambridge investor network and your programme peers
  • had a great week of thinking time to accelerate your ideas
  • gained inspiration, confidence and planned your next steps

To register your attendance for this event please follow the link provided on the right hand side.