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Innovation Academy: Forming and running a company at Imperial

Innovation Academy: Forming and running a company at Imperial College London is designed to support entrepreneurs at Imperial who feel that starting a company is the best way forward for their idea.

This module is designed to support entrepreneurs at Imperial who feel that starting a company is the best way forward for their idea. It offers a wide range of information about the process of starting a business at Imperial College London and explains the main steps of business formation and management.

The module is preceded by a networking lunch from 1.00pm – 2.00pm.

Why attend?

  • Learn about why and when a spinout is appropriate;

  • Meet potential mentors and business partners;

  • Network with like-minded Imperial peers;

  • Hear best practices, examples and case studies;

  • Benefit from expert advice on what is required to form a spinout, the main stages of a company formation process and exit strategies.

Topics covered

  • Starting a spinout company

  • What is required to form a spinout

  • Essential procedures and things to consider before company formation

  • Company formation process

  • The first months and year of operations

  • Exiting the business

Cost of participation

This module is dedicated to members of Imperial College London community: academics, staff, students and alumni and participation is free of charge. Please register using an Imperial email address. If you do not, we will contact you and may move you to the waiting list. Please register early. We will contact all registrants nearer to the date to confirm attendance.

Presenters

The course will be delivered by a range of Imperial Innovations staff, entrepreneurs and experts on starting and running high-tech technology businesses.

Registration

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If you wish to sign up for general updates on the Innovation Academy and other upcoming events, you can do so here: https://www.imperialinnovations.co.uk/staff/training-and-events/innovation-academy/

Watch: feedback from attendees to our previous Innovation Academy modules