Location: ArcLabs, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford
Arclabs, the research and innovation centre at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is behind this exciting event for WIT students.
The Arclabs Student Entrepreneurship Bootcamp aims to assist in developing WIT students innovative ideas into viable business opportunities by providing them with tools for future business growth.
The Bootcamp will run in ArcLabs on 28 February from 1- 7pm and will be followed up by 1-to-1 mentoring meetings with the students on 6 and 7 March to help students get direction on the next steps to take to develop their business.
This bootcamp events will partner with and feed into:
- The Solve-It WIT business ideas competition
- The Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards
- The Demola business development programme
- The Arc Academy programme
|12.45pm||Bus (provided) arrives in ArcLabs|
|1pm||Networking Lunch (provided) and sharing of ideas|
|2pm||Introduction – Ciarán Cullen|
Creative Innovation - Dr Cordula Hansen and John Tarpey
|3pm||Defining the Problem to be solved and Vision for the Future – Margaret Tynan|
|3.30pm||Protecting your idea - Dr James O'Sullivan|
|4pm||Coffee and Participants first run at Constructing a Persona - Dr Cordula Hansen and John Tarpey|
|4.30pm||Business Model Canvass Dr Pat Lynch RIKON – this is to help the participants to identify their Market and Key features|
Coffee and light refreshments - Group discussion on business ideas - formulating the business idea/statement - Dr Cordula Hansen and John Tarpey
|6.30pm||Participants deliver a business statement|
|7.05pm||Bus back to main campus/Waterford City|