In Conversation With….Robert Gordon University
Speaker: Professor Gordon McConnell
Entrepreneurial Scotland Member Level: Public
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Date: Wednesday 25th September
Location: Innovation Station, Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee, Aberdeen, AB10 7GJ
Come meet and and hear the stories from the staff and startups driving RGU’s new innovation agenda. Professor Gordon McConnell, Vice Principal for Commercial and Regional Innovation will share his experience of developing an entrepreneurial ecosystem in countries across the world from the United States to Saudi Arabia and the new initiatives launched at over the past year at RGU. We will then hear from student and staff businesses who have participated in the first funding Startup Accelerator programme on their experiences of developing a new business and the challenges they have faced so far. From each perspective we will explore the highs, lows and impact from develop early-stage businesses in Scotland and what impact the fourth industrial revolution is having both on the university and on startup businesses.
We can't wait for this exciting event and hope you can join us for:
- A chance to network with like-minded peers
- The opportunity to engage with Professor Gordon McConnell
- A chance to learn from the staff and startups driving RGU's new innovation agenda.
Refreshments and nibbles will be provided
The campus has plenty of parking which is free after 4:00pm.
25th September 201906:30
WhereInnovation StationSir Ian Wood BuildingGarthdeeUnited KingdomAberdeenAB10 7GJ