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EU Human Brain Project (HBE) Entrepreneurship in Neuroscience Workshop 17-19-Jul-2017 | Villa Toskana, Leimen, Germany

This “hackathon” style workshop completes and complements the online course on Intellectual Property Rights, Translation and Exploitation of Research. Students will work in small groups around joint applied research ideas in Neuroscience that the students will offer and conceive by themselves. The participants will study how to advance their ideas from the lab to market, understand the needs, the target population, patentability options and how to build a business model. Finally, they will present their ideas to industry and academy experts. The workshop is a hands-on unique experience of diving into the entrepreneurial world, learning how to advance the science into the next step...

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Dealing With Political Change Assessing London’s post-Brexit competitiveness

处理政治变革 This article provides new and actionable understanding of the London venture community’s ability to survive, or even thrive, in a post-Brexit context. This article examines the durability of key components of London’s Venture Fabric: availability of talent, access to capital across stages and the density of network required to make startups scale. Insights are based upon primary data collected through a survey of London-based entrepreneurs, asking how Brexit has affected staffing, funding and the vibrancy of the capital’s venture network.

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Employment Black Holes The key to the wealth of cities

就业黑洞 CIV is proud to present a first peek into the upcoming Issue 5 of Coller Venture Review, dedicated to City Venture. In Employment Black Holes by Yesha Sivan and Nathan Zeldes, the cosmological analogy to a black hole is used to illustrate a major problem facing city leaders – and to show its solution: a city wishing to retain enduring jobs and success must create its own black hole in a domain where it has an “unfair advantage” – ideally based on a local attribute or resource that can’t move elsewhere.

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