Topics covered include:
- the requirements of a business plan;
- intellectual property and patenting strategy;
- raising and managing finance;
- commercial and marketing strategies;
- regulatory affairs; and
- company case histories.
This knowledge, and any gained prior to the YES workshop, provides a basis for participants to prepare an oral business plan for a company based on a hypothetical but plausible idea, based on real markets and financial data.
One team selected from each of the streams at the workshops will be invited to progress to the final which is to be held at the Royal Society on 11 December 2018. Finalists will have an opportunity to compete for a