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Briefing session

Tracey Hassall-Jones, YES Manager, and Simon Mosey, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Nottingham University Business School, hosted the briefing session webinar on Thursday 1 August. The session included:

  • a description of the competition;
  • what you have to do before and
    during the workshop;
  • what a hypothetical but plausible idea is;
  • demystifying finance; and
  • a question and answer session.
Getting prepared for participation in YES 2016

Creative thinking

This two hour session, using Microsoft Teams, will cover what drives innovation; examples of ingenuity in practice; overcoming barriers; and how to be creative.

08 August 10:00 Book
14 August 13:30 Book
10 September 13:30 Book

Mentor forum

Sessions, for one hour conducted via LinkedIn, will provide advice on IP, business modeling, licensing, regulatory issues and managing funds. Post questions prior to the session if your unavailable.

DateUK TimeTopic
23 August 10:00 2018 Biotechnology YES winners
28 August 09:00 IP strategy (focus on engineering)
04 September


IP strategy (focus on biomedical / biotechnology)
12 September 10.00 Business development
19 September 13:30 Raising finance
02 October 16:00 Managing finance

Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

  • Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Nottingham University Business School
  • Jubilee Campus
  • Nottingham, NG8 1BB