Best Practice in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Design 2014
Our annual discussion series this year looks at the following topics: Entrepreneurship in Africa; technology Push vs Market Pull Ideas; Business Model Innovation; The Role of VCs in Nascent Markets and Accelerators. Watch the highlights of all these events here.

Best Practice in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design 2013 

A 6 part discussion series at Imperial College Business School. The events are aimed at innovative and ambitious early-stage entrepreneurs,  perhaps developing an idea with a view to launch, or in the early stages of a venture seeking practical advice from experts.

Best Practice in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design 2012
The 2012 series is based on The Smart Entrepreneur, 
with the events tailored around the subjects covered in the book. Each event will feature presentations and insights from case study participants, as well as academic experts and entrepreneurs with knowledge and experience in the field. Audience members are encouraged to contribute their own experience and views to the discussion, and attend the networking session after each event. The events can be attended separately as stand-alone discussions or as a wide-ranging series. 

To patent or not to patent: Managing uncertainty in the evolving IP universe
Tuesday 28 February 2012, 18.00 - 19.30

Organised chaos: Building the start-up team
Tuesday 27 March 2012, 18.00 - 19.30

Bootstraps, spurs and gift horses: The financing journey
Tuesday 24 April 2012, 18.00 - 19.30

From nascent technology to business opportunity: Pinpointing the right application
Tuesday 29 May 2012, 18.00 - 19.30

To err and to iterate: Prototyping, design thinking and validation in business development
Tuesday 26 June 2012, 18.00 - 19.30