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2019 Postdoc Business Plan Competition

The 2019 Grand Finale event will be at Downing College on 31st October 2019

See six postdoc finalists pitch to a panel of judges for a chance to win investment in their business idea

About this Event

*Supported by the Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge (EPoC), with special thanks to our event sponsors, Taylor Vinters and Hardcastle Burton.

The format to the Grand Finale of the Postdoc Business Plan Competition is similar to that observed on The Dragon’s Den; attendees will see six finalists pitching their business ideas to a panel of expert judges.

The audience shall comprise some 130+ attendees, made up of academics, researchers, University staff, business experts, members of the Cambridge Enterprise Venture Partner network and others closely aligned to the entrepreneurial ecosystem within Cambridge. Winners will be announced, and prizes awarded. 

Order of evening:

  • 6 pm - drinks reception (Grace Howard Room)
  • 6.30-8 pm - Grand Finale event commences (Howard Theatre)
  • 8 pm to late - drinks and canapes (Grace Howard Room)

Guest speakers include:

Host speakers (and competition judges) include:




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