Month: December 2017

Venture Catalyst Challenge Applications Now Open – Win from our £40,000 Prize Fund


► Register here for our next Pitch 60 where we have a really amazing surprise speaker!

The VCC  fits around your studies and allows you to prove whether your work or idea is as incredible as your hunch suggests. Alumni of the VCC have raised millions since 2012, and include BLOCKS ($1.6m on Kickstarter)Surreal Vision (acquired by Facebook)Newsflo (Acquired by Elsevier) and Desktop Genetics ($2.15m seed round this year).

Every single participant receives:

  • Access tailored workshops
  • Professional business coaching
  • 1-2-1 expert advice
  • Performance simulation training
  • A chance to be one of the teams to pitch at our Showcase in front of 400 investors
  • A shot at our £40,000 prize fund


2nd BME ECR Conference: How to Stay in Academia? Tuesday 3 April 2018

2nd BME Early Career Researchers – How to stay in academia?
Organiser: Dr Bernadine Idowu-Onibokun, Tissue Engineering & Biophotonics, King’s College London Dental Institute

Registration link for the conference and networking session: 

The  keynote speaker for the conference is Chi Onwurah – MP for Newcastle Central & Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, Science & Innovation.

The keynote speaker for the wine reception networking session is Prof Funmi Olonisakin who was recently appointed the Vice President/Vice-Principal (International) at King’s College London.