REACTOR: Concept Development Workshop - Cambridge MARCH 2019


Design. Develop. Publish

Dates Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Download as vCalendar
Venue Doubletree Hilton Cambridge, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RT
Website Event website

Event details:

Startups and SMEs will be offered intense mentoring to develop their ideas into concepts and improve their pitch presentations. Facilitators and mentors will have experience in technology and design, pitching to customers and investors and publishing products and services.

The event will provide participants with a range of innovation and business development support, through REACTOR’s growing community of experts, innovators, enablers, and mentors.

Design. Develop. Publish

At the end of the workshop, your refined concepts and development plans should be ready for the next stage - Funding! By participating in the Concept Development Workshop, you will have an opportunity to demonstrate your idea at the REACTOR Showcase on 20 June 2019.

PLEASE NOTE | The below agenda is subject to change

DAY 1

12:00 - 12:30 Registration
12:30 - 13:00
Lunch & Networking
13:00 - 13:15
Welcome & Objectives for the day, REACTOR
13:15 - 15:15 Design | Vasilis Gkogkidis, Gamifcation+
In this workshop we will use LEGO SERIOUS PLAY to facilitate Design Thinking to help your analytical thinking, creative ideas and future planning:
- Introduction and skills building
- Empathise - Define the problem
- Ideate

15:15 - 15:45 Tea/Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:45 Develop | Pete Jenkins, Gamification+
Developing a player journey for your gamification project to improve playability, engagement and user adoption.
- Discovery, earning player attention
- Onboarding, building comfort and trust
- Scaffolding, designing activities to engage people
- Mastery, rewarding, recognising and empowering star players

17:45 - 18:00 Next Steps & Close
18:00 - 19:00
Networking & 1:1 Support [Refreshments will be provided]

DAY 2

12:00 - 12:30 Registration
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch & Networking
13:00 - 15:00 Publish
15:00 - 15:30
Tea/Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Funding & Innovation Project Canvas
17:00 - 17:15 Next Steps & Close
17:15 - 18:00 Networking & 1:1 Support [Refreshments will be provided]

For more information about REACTOR, its events and whether you are eligible to benefit from REACTOR funds please visit www.anglia.ac.uk/reactor or email the REACTOR team at reactor@anglia.ac.uk

REACTOR is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Anglia Ruskin University.

Anglia Ruskin University is the university of choice for students and employers in the East of England and operates principally from campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford