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Dundee Social Enterprise Network Workshop
  • Start: 20 Feb 10:00AM      End: 20 Feb 12:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Dalhousie 1S06 University of Dundee
Open to all - Students, Staff, Alumni and General Public - an Entrepreneurship Week 2018 event Learn the ins and outs of starting a social enterprise and what you should know. As part of the University of Dundee's Entrepreneurship Week 2018 we are pleased to have the Dundee Social Enterprise Network delivering a workshop providing an understanding of what a Social Enterprise is, how to start and run one and what support is available to you to get one off the ground. Also hear from inspirational social entrepreneur speakers. Agenda: Julie Farr, Chief Executive DSEN. Social enterprise: Local, national and future opportunities. Derek Marshall, Chief Executive The Factory Skatepark: The Story So Far. Jessie Bruce, Development Officer Dundee Futures Fund: Create a Social Enterprise. University of Dundee Entrepreneurship Week 2018 is being held to coincide with Dundee Business Week supporting businesses, enterprise and entrepreneurship across the city. #ThinkAskAct
RSE Fellowship Workshop
  • Start: 20 Feb 12:30PM      End: 20 Feb 3:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Dalhousie 2F15 University of Dundee
This workshop will take applications through the application form, picking out key aspects they need to address in each section. The session will highlight some of the key fundamental principles of successful commercialization, ranging from the distinction between 'features and benefits' to importance of intellectual property protection. It will include advice on how to communicate your technology clearly to non-specialists. The workshop will then discuss an effective structure of the presentation that short-listed candidates have to give, including advice on how to answer some FAQ’s. The session will be presented by Dr Tony Aldhous of KKI Associates Ltd, who as an organisation have a cumulative experience of 40 years in technology transfer, including some 250 individual spin-out projects across a range of technologies. Anne Fraser from RSE will also deliver an introduction to the programme and be on-hand to answer any questions.
Scottish Edge 2018 Application Workshop
  • Start: 20 Feb 3:00PM      End: 20 Feb 5:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Centre of Entrepreneurship, Unit A Heathfield, University of Dundee, DD1 5EN
Win up to £150,000 for your Business. Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming,innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. Hear from the Teams at Elevator and Scottish EDGE Fund about how to master your pitch and how to apply for the Scottish EDGE. University of Dundee Entrepreneurship Week 2018 is being held to coincide with Dundee Business Week supporting businesses, enterprise and entrepreneurship across the city. #ThinkAskAct
Business Gateway's Tayside Conference
  • Start: 21 Feb 9:00AM      End: 21 Feb 12:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Dalhousie Building LT3
Join the masses for this first-ever Business Gateway Tayside Conference, which has been created by the Business Gateway Team for the Business Community, University and College Students and Senior Phase School Pupils to be motivated, inspired and energized in 2018.
Converge Workshop
  • Start: 21 Feb 1:00PM      End: 21 Feb 3:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Dalhousie 1S18 University of Dundee
This workshop will be an interactive information session all about Converge Challenge 2018 and how to apply for the competition. Dr Claudia Cavalluzzo, Enterprise Outreach Manager & Deputy Director will also be happy to provide you with an opportunity to ask questions 1:1. Sessions are open to all students, staff and recent graduates in the start-up stage of their business associated with all University's in Scotland.
The Principal's Public Lecture in Entrepreneurship with Mark Beaumont
  • Start: 21 Feb 6:00PM      End: 21 Feb 7:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 2 and 3 Dalhousie Building, 75 Old Hawkhill, University of Dundee, DD1 5EN
World record-breaking adventurer and University Rector Mark Beaumont BEM will give his insights into what makes a successful entrepreneur as part of University of Dundee’s Entrepreneurship Week 2018. Mark, who completed his remarkable around the world cycle in only 79 days last year, has built a successful business around his adventures. He will share stories from his epic challenges at a public lecture on Wednesday 21 February. Mark Beaumont has become a household name through his documentaries about ultra-endurance and adventure. Having smashed the circumnavigation cycling World Record twice in his career, he now holds this 18,000-mile title in a time of 78 days and 14 hours, averaging 240 miles a day. His epic documentaries have taken viewers to over 100 countries, into the Arctic, the high mountains and around the Commonwealth, also surviving capsize in the mid-Atlantic.
A Day With the Angels (Investing Women)
  • Start: 22 Feb 10:00AM      End: 22 Feb 4:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Centre of Entrepreneurship, Unit A Heathfield, 75 Old Hawkhill, University of Dundee, DD1 5EN
As part of the University of Dundee's Entrepreneurship Week 2018 we are pleased to be working with Investing Women to present a practical, highly interactive workshop with Investing Women.
Venture 2018 Final
  • Start: 23 Feb 9:30AM      End: 23 Feb 8:00PM      Add to Calendar
  • Location: Dalhousie Lecture Theatre 3 and Foyer
The Venture 2018 final is a FREE event open to all of our students, staff, alumni and the general public with Live Pitching, Business Exhibition, Workshops,and Keynotes from Debbie Wake from MyWay Digital Health and David Tonery from Oxy-Gen Combustion Limited.