Stefan Guiton wins SBID International Design Award10 December 2018MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship student Stefan Guiton recently won the Society for British and International Design (SBID) product design award for his product Kulinda, an affordable and intuitive Pneumonia diagnosis device. Here, he shares more about his award-winning device.
Six trends that may make or break your big idea7 November 2018Martin Sadler OBE, special advisor to the Vice Chancellor of the University on Industrial Strategy and former Vice President of Hewlett Packard Labs, recently spoke with third-year undergraduates about how changing trends can make or break emerging ideas.
Opportunities in the circular economy26 October 2018Joe Iles, Editor in Chief of Circulate at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, recently spoke with third-year Innovation students at the Centre about the circular economy and creating new and compelling business models.
Centre hosts inaugural innovation and entrepreneurship conference16 May 2018The Centre held its inaugural conference in early May giving our students, staff and university partners the opportunity to hear from 21 industry leaders ranging from large organisations like Vodafone, Deloitte and Oracle to social enterprises like Balloon Ventures.
Creativity in context5 April 2018We love Open Days because they allow us to paint a picture for prospects and their guests about what it is like to study at the Centre. We often set a challenge and team up visitors, student and staff to begin to tackle it. Mark Neild, Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship, shares his experience at our most recent Open Day.
Guest venture capital visit: Will Goodwin, Pembroke VCT26 March 2018Will Goodwin, University of Bristol alumnus and portfolio finance controller for Venture Capital (VC) firm Pembroke VCT, recently spoke with Postgraduate students at the Centre about forecasting start-up finances and funding requirements.
Guest entrepreneur: Dan Turner, ByBox6 March 2018Dan Turner, co-founder of ByBox, recently spoke with Postgraduate students at the Centre about finding your niche, handling founder quarrels, and the importance of articles of association.
Guest entrepreneur: Jack Farmer, LettusGrow1 March 2018Jack Farmer, co-founder of LettusGrow, recently visited the classroom to talk about his experiences starting up, pivoting the business model and planning for his first venture capital round.
Why you should start a side project28 February 2018Have you ever had a great idea or productive passion but found taking the step towards the words “I’m an entrepreneur” was a bit too much of a commitment? You might have the makings for a ‘side project.’ Check out Dave Jarman’s talk from TEDxCorsham.
Guest lecture: Professor Andy Penaluna27 February 2018Professor Andy Penaluna recently visited the Centre to talk about what airbrushes, fireworks and fast cars have to do with the neuroscience of creativity.
Innovation in practice: Visiting 3M and Student Hubs16 February 2018Postgraduate students from our one-year MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship made a site visit to 3M's headquarters in Bracknell and Student Hubs of Oxford to get a first-hand look at innovation in practice.