Early Career Researcher Workshop with Klaus Weber - an introduction to analysing social, economic and psychological phenomena through textual data. Sponsored by AIM
26-27 July - IE&D Fellow's ProgrammeAn intensive two day course designed to inspire, inform and challenge Imperial academics, post docs and PhDs who, at some point in the future, may wish to commercialise their ideas.
19 July - IE&D Business Plan Competition
5 teams from the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Design cohort pitch their business plans to a panel of investors to compete for a £10,000 prize. The winner will be announced during a special prize-giving ceremony in the evening
14 June - The Smart Entrepreneur book launchJoin us for an event to celebrate the launch of The Smart Entrepreneur by Bart Clarysse and Sabrina Kiefer. Listen to the a uthors speak about the book, ask questions, and join a networking reception.
10 June - We Own It SummitHosted by the Entrepreneurship Hub, this Summit of leaders will explore women’s participation in high growth businesses and identify solutions to move us forward. Sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation and organised by Astia, the SV-based advisory and development organisation for women high-growth entrepreneurs.
24 May - Design London: The Story So Far and Vision for the FutureThe symposium brought together industry and education leaders to explore the importance of providing an interdisciplinary educational experience at graduate and postgraduate level, the contribution Design London has made to date the challenges and lessons learnt, and its vision for the future.
19 May - Computational Service Economies: Design and Applications
Nick Jennings is Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government. and an internationally-recognised authority in the areas of agent-based computing and intelligent systems. He has undertaken fundamental research on automated bargaining, auctions, markets, mechanism design, trust and reputation, coalition formation and decentralised control.
17 May - Driving innovation at MerckInnovation Outreach Program Lecture Series presented by Sanjoy Ray, Director, Technology Innovation, Merck Research Laboratories. Sanjoy discussed how innovation has been used in a systematic fashion to leap across chasms at Merck.
7th April - Digital Economy Seminar: Where can we Anchor Trust?In this talk Ross Anderson gave an overview of security economics and apply it to a pressing problem: the root of trust in federated authentication. Ross argue d that there could be a quite surprising answer. He is not just one of the founders of security economics, but has also done pioneering work in technical areas from peer-to-peer systems through protocols to hardware security
4-6 April - FITT 4TP Workshop
A 3-day training programme which helped TT officers to better manage the transfer of ICT inventions. The goal was to provide training about best practices on opportunity identification, IP management, HR management, value creation and networking & clustering. In addition, the programme aims to help TT officers to identify the best practices that are suited for their organisations and to develop a plan for the implementation of these practices
14 March - Paper Improvement Workshop with Anita McGahan Prof Anita McGahan, Associate Dean of Research at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, offered a perspective on the issues and opportunities that scholars in Strategic Management and Organization face in their research agendas.
1 March - Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index launch
The launch of the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index, in partnership with George Mason University (US) looked at both the composition and methodology of the Index itself, as well as exploring its application in policy design within the UK context.