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Innovators Pitch for the Ageing Innovation Accelerator
Overview

An opportunity to help businesses to successfully develop and launch their products and services.

  • Thursday 23rd May 2019 10:00 (5 hours, 30 mins)
  • Workshop
  • Influence

Aim

Innovators pitch day will give an opportunity to the businesses who have been selected for the Ageing Innovation Accelerator Programme to present their ideas for feedback and to develop their offer to consumers. 

VOICE members are invited to come and listen to the businesses' pitches and provide feedback to help the businesses to successfully develop and launch their products and services.

Volunteer Criteria

Anyone is welcome to take part in the day.

If you have experience of any of the following, please specify when registering to take part:

  • Experience of dementia or other memory related condition (yourself or as a carer)
  • Experience of a chronic condition treated with medication or multiple medications. E.g. Coronary Heart Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Epilepsy
  • Experience of a long term health condition which involves symptoms which fluctuate over short periods of time. E.g. rheumatic diseases, arthritis, auto-immune diseases, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic pain.

It is not essential to have experience of any of these to be involved.

What will I be asked to do?

You will be asked to take part in a maximum of four 1 hour pitches (15 minute break in between). Each pitch will follow a similar structure:

  • Introduction to business idea and aim of the session
  • Q&A
  • Discussion
  • Summary and next steps

You will receive a short description of the business and idea a week prior to the workshop.

When and where?

The workshop will take place on Thursday 23rd May, 10:00-15:30 at The Biosphere, Draymans Way, Newcastle Helix Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5BX.

Tea and coffee will be available from 9:45am.

Will I get anything for taking part?

You will received a voucher for taking part and travel expenses will be reimbursed. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Location

  • The Biosphere
  • Draymans Way, Newcastle Helix
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE4 5BX

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