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Key dates

YES24
Applications open   First call open
Applications close First call 28 July
Part 1 - Know-how

Talks led by industry experts live 2-4.30pm 
Sessions will be recorded

 
 

Session 1

  • Welcome | Ideation | Business model canvas
18 September
 

Session 2

  • Protecting inventions | Commercial and marketing strategies
25 September
 

Session 3

  • Raising and managing finance
02 October
Part 2 - Mentoring Mentoring and lunch&learn sessions  
 

Mentoring:

Sessions with industry experts to support the development of business plans for a hypothetical start-up company.

 

Dates and times to be organised between mentor and team at a convenient time for all.

 

October - November
 

Lunch&Learn live 1-2pm:
Sessions will be recorded

 

09 October – Putting a value on data

16 October – Scaling-up food production

23 October – Regulating medical products

30 October – Product pricing

06 November – Pitching

 

 
Part 3 - Pitching

Face to face 10am-5pm before a panel of industry experts
Team opt to pitch at one of four open innovation centres

 
 

Sustainable agriculture

Syngenta, Jealott’s Hill International Research Centre

13 November
  Biomedical
GSK, Stevenage Campus
20 November
 

Energy, engineering and environmental

tbc

27 November
 

Food and drink

tbc

04 December
Showcase Face to face celebration for all in London  29 January 2025

Your Entrepreneurs Scheme

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