Venture Creation Weekend - Biotech & Healthcare: 31.5. - 2.6.2019, Cambridge UK

Kickstart your entrepreneurial career on biotech & healthcare and start developing your venture at the next Venture Creation Weekend from 31st May to 2nd June 2019 at Cambridge Judge Business School. 

The Venture Creation Weekends (VCWs), managed and delivered by the School's Entrepreneurship Centre, provide entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs with an exciting opportunity to develop, test and pitch business ideas in two-and-a-half days. The Venture Creation Weekends offer an inspiring and intense experience where you can focus on a/your business idea, test the validity of that idea, and build a team. It is an opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs, mentors, investors and business angels. 

The Entrepreneurship Centre is working in partnership with AstraZeneca to offer aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators the chance to explore opportunities, ideas and applications in a range of technologies such as novel biological targets, therapeutics and research technologies, digital health (including artificial intelligence, connected data sets), diagnostics or any transformative healthcare solution.

  • Are you interested in getting involved in entrepreneurship?
  • Do you have a novel idea or application that would transform the lives of many people?

Develop your entrepreneurial skills and/or kick-start your venture, enjoy the buzz of exploring and creating ideas; and potentially be ready to launch your business together with a talented team. 

The Venture Creation Weekend is organised by the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge with the theme of Biotech & Healthcare, in association with AstraZeneca.

Find more information about VCW and what previous p2i delegates say about the experience here.

How to apply

Participation is by application only and a FREE place, fully subsidised travel and accommodation is exclusively available to postdocs from postdocs-to-innovators (p2i) partner institutions, such as FU Berlin. 

Travel, accommodation and registration bursaries are available to postdocs/junior researchers from p2i partner institutions (*) travelling from outside of Cambridge to cover the full cost of travel, dinner and bed and breakfast and registration.  Postdocs need to be available for travel on 31st May to 3rd June 2019. 

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 29th January 2019, 12:00 midday

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We invite you to submit specific topics/challenges associated with entrepreneurship that you would like the experts to address/focus on during the plenary sessions at the event 

(If your application is successful p2i covers the cost of a visitor VISA application less than 6 months stay)

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