The programme at 2015 will again feature the three main streams: Funding, Learning and Innovation.


The Innovation Stream has been separated into the four key stages of business: Birth, Childhood, Adolescence and Adult. Each of these four stages will include half a day of presentations and workshops focused on the age of the business. They will also have a focus on of the five key clusters: Advanced Engineering, Digital, Life Science, Low Carbon and Space.


The Funding Stream will include ‘Pitching for Success’, the Million Dollar Panel, and MBO/M&A/exit strategies.


The Learning stream will repeat masterclasses and workshops throughout the day. Including:

  • A Networking Masterclass: “Outer Mongolia or Bust” by Judith Perle, Management Advantage
  • UKTi/OIBC masterclass on international trade
  • Entrepreneurship in the circular economy: the role of hackspaces by the Oxford Trust
  • Identifying, protecting, valuing and exploiting your intellectual property assets with Marks & Clerk