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Pull up a bean bag and get some sound business advice

Struggling to find the time to research R&D tax credits, scientific due diligence or new ways to fund your innovation? Ever wished you could grab 30 minutes with an expert to gain some helpful advice?

This year at Venturefest East we are proud to launch the brand new Bean Bag Briefing Lounge -sponsored by Price Bailey and PA Consulting. Here you will find a wealth of learning opportunities, where you can pull up a bean bag for 30 minutes of practical advice from a range of experts.

Topics covered will include:

  • IP strategy – The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and leading Intellectual Property experts, Marks & Clerk, will explain why it is vital to have an IP strategy to protect your ideas and business.
  • R&D Tax Relief – Hear from Price Bailey’s expert R&D Tax Relief specialists, and find out how you could benefit from R&D Tax Credits.
  • Accessing the NHS – If you’ve got a product you’d like to sell into the NHS, but aren’t sure how to start, then this is the session for you. Led by the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EASHN), you’ll receive practical advice and support to bring your products to the NHS.
  • People Magnets – Find out how to attract and retain the best team possible, with advice from recruitment specialist Claire Button at Bailey Fisher.
  • Scientific Due Diligence – PA Consulting and Dr Giles Courtice from Technologica will share their top tips for undertaking Scientific Due Diligence.
  • Funding – Find out more about new ways to fund your innovation – from developing a business funding strategy to considering crowd funding. Kevin Ward and Justin Grainger from Conatus Associates will share their insights into this important topic.

The Bean Bag Briefing lounge is designed to give you an informal, stripped back, tech free setting to soak up vital advice, without any of the modern-day distractions.

With so many experts under one geodesic dome the only thing left to do now is book your Venturefest East ticket now, for a chance to find a bean bag in the front row: https://events.blendology.com/vfe17