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Thursday 15th March 2018

Talk: Innovation and Entrepreneurship from a research lab

On the 15th March we have been delighted to host Dr. Lianne Taylor for an interactive discussion on how your skills as a research scientist are useful in business and entrepreneurship.

Dr Lianne Taylor presented her own entrepreneurial research, practical experience and academic benchmarking to help your own decision-making, risk awareness, biases and opportunity recognition as you consider the next steps with your ideas and innovations.

 

Monday 26th February 2018

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What does it take to go from being an inventor to an innovator? 

Find the answer in this interactive session from the team who run the Impulse programme - an entrepreneurship programme for tech innovators. We'll also hear from Jamie Urquhart (co-founder of ARM) and Impulse alumni. 

 

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Thinking of starting a business? Commercialising your research? Scaling an already established startup? Then this is the event for you!

We have been delighted to welcome Dr Shai Vyakarnam (Cranfield University), author of Camels, Tigers & Unicorns: Rethinking Science and Technology-Enabled Innovation, co-authored with Uday Phadke (Cambridge Judge Business School). In this talk, Shai will discuss the challenges of scaling small businesses and what entrepreneurs, scientists and technologists engaged in innovation in academic institutions and corporate environments need to do in order to turn ideas into commercially valuable propositions. 

 

Wednesday 21st February 2018

 EPOC Consulting Club

The EPOC Consulting Club has been run on the 21st Feb along with CAR consultancy, made up of a diverse group of specialists in a variety of fields from sustainability to natural disasters and engineering. They also offered internship opportunities for postdocs on their ongoing consulting projects! 

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More info can be found here 

 

Monday 5 February 2018

 J M Keynes Fellowship Fund

The Managers of the J M Keynes Fellowship Fund proudly present an evening of special lectures, featuring two of the Fund's distinguished Fellows speaking about their innovative research in the field of financial economics. 

EPOC Society Committee meeting

Sep 06, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, Committee Room, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

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Networking with GV (formerly Google Ventures)

Jul 18, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG,

We are hosting Tom Hulme at the Judge Business School for a very exciting talk. Tom is a General Partner of GV (formerly Google Ventures), based in London.

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Sustaining Innovation at Astex Pharmaceuticals

Jun 28, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Biomedical Campus, Clifford Allbutt Building (Clinical School entrance), Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP ,

EPOC will be hosting Dominic Tisi, the coordinator of the Sustaining Innovation programme, will share insights into the background and evolution of Astex Pharmaceuticals from start-up biotech to pioneers of fragment-based drug discovery.

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Enterprise Fair

May 23, 2017 12:00 AM

You are invited to join postdocs from across Europe to learn about entrepreneurship and corporate venturing.

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Launch of Cambridge Postdoc Enterprise Competition 2017

May 11, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Are you a Cambridge postdoc working on an innovative research or having a great business idea? Are you looking to start a company or join an entrepreneurial team with a postdoc?

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Meeting IndieBio: The World's Largest Seed Biotech Accelerator

Apr 07, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

This time, we'll be hosting Ryan Bethencourt from IndieBio. Ryan is a Cambridge alumnus, entrepreneur, and program director and venture partner at Indie Bio, an SOSV-funded accelerator.

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Collaborative Drug Discovery and Entrepreneurship: AstraZeneca in the Cambridge Ecosystem

Mar 15, 2017 from 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Biomedical Campus, Clifford Allbutt Building (Clinical School entrance), Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0SP ,

For our, next event, we'll be hosting Duncan Young from AstraZeneca to discuss the commercialisation of drug discovery research, from a range of perspectives.

Collaborative Drug Discovery and Entrepreneurship: AstraZeneca in the Cambridge Ecosystem - Read More…

Networking Event with Cambridge Social Ventures

Feb 02, 2017 12:00 AM

Ever considered a career as a social entrepreneur? Interested in joining ventures making a profound impact on the world?

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EPOC 2016 Annual General Meeting

Jul 20, 2016 from 05:45 PM to 07:30 PM Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG,

Would you like a say in how EPOC is run? Perhaps you'd even like to get involved? Well, EPOC needs YOU!

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IPS Simulating Tech Commercialisation

Jul 05, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM The Hauser Forum, 3 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge CB3 0GT,

Ever wanted to learn more about Intellectual Property (IP) commercialisation, but didn't want to attend yet another seminar?

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Consultancy Skills Workshop with Cambridge Healthcare Research

Jun 30, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Considering a career in consultancy but not sure if you fit the bill?

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EPOC Focus Group

Jun 20, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

The Entrepreneurial Postdocs of Cambridge Society (EPOC) is collaborating with Cambridge Enterprise and OPdA to gauge the entrepreneurial support needs of Cambridge Postdocs.

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Alan Watt: from the Bench to Serial Entrepreneur - a Chemist's Tale

Jun 16, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

The story of the career of Alan Watt. A successful chemist who became a serial entrepreneur. A not-to-miss event from EPOC

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Start-up Skills Workshop for Postdocs: Pitching and Business Plan Writing to Make Your New Company Stand Out, with Adelina Chalmers

May 25, 2016 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM Lecture Theatres 1&2, Institute for Manufacturing, 17 Charles Babbage Road, West Cambridge,

Are you a postdoc looking to start a company? Perhaps you’ve got an idea, but you need help getting it down on paper or presenting to investors.

Start-up Skills Workshop for Postdocs: Pitching and Business Plan Writing to Make Your New Company Stand Out, with Adelina Chalmers - Read More…

Cambridge: Silicon Fen or Something Completely Different? by David Gill, St John's Innovation

Apr 18, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

This event featured a presentation from one of the most experienced entrepreneurs in Cambridge: David Gill, Managing Director of St John's Innovation Centre.

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Cambridge Startup Opportunities - Social Ventures

Feb 24, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

During this popular event EPOC partnered with Social Incubator East and Cambridge Connect to showcase a range of social enterprise opportunities for postdocs.

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Evaluating the Potential of an Academic Discovery

Dec 11, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

During this postdoc-specific event Amy highlighted the different options available to those looking to commercialise their research or ideas, discussing the key steps (and pitfalls) in the spin-out and start-up processes through her own direct experience.

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From Research to Engineering to Mergers & Acquisitions and Back Again

Nov 23, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Simon Bittleston gave an excursus of his longstanding career at Schlumberger, leaving academia with a PhD in Fluid Mechanics in 1993 and becoming Vice President of Research in 2012. His talk was very inspiring and gave attendees a great overview of the options open to them in the industrial sector.

From Research to Engineering to Mergers & Acquisitions and Back Again - Read More…

Commercialising your Ideas as a Cambridge Postdocs: What You Need to Know

Nov 19, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Very interesting talk by Bradley Hardiman, Life Science investment manager within the seed funds team at Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialisation arm of the University.

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Lab Rat to Fat Cat: My Switch from Academic to Entrepreneur

Oct 15, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Marc Warner gave an excellent talk about his will to become an entrepreneur whilst on track to become a theoretical physicist at University.

Lab Rat to Fat Cat: My Switch from Academic to Entrepreneur - Read More…

Raising Venture Capital - Jason Pinto, Amadeus Capital Partners

Aug 10, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

Following our first two events discussing the challenges faced by the aspiring postdoctoral entrepreneur, Jason discussed the key criteria that VCs use when investing their money.

Raising Venture Capital - Jason Pinto, Amadeus Capital Partners - Read More…

Starting a Company: Thinking of the Right Questions and Knowing Where to Get the Answers

Jun 16, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

The event consisted of three 25-minute talks followed by a Q&A session and light refreshments

Starting a Company: Thinking of the Right Questions and Knowing Where to Get the Answers - Read More…

First Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Apr 25, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

On the 21st of April EPOC held its first Annual General Meeting.

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Considering the Options for Postdocs: Publishing & Getting Grants vs. Starting Companies

Jan 21, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM Postdoc Centre @ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room, 16 Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1SB,

EPOC's first event saw some 80 delegates listening to four of Cambridge's most successful entrepreneurs tackling the issue of taking the leap from academia.

Considering the Options for Postdocs: Publishing & Getting Grants vs. Starting Companies - Read More…

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