Building Success Stories – Two Day Workshop

Great Hall, Sutherland Building
University of Northumbria

A Workshop for Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Following the hugely successful event held earlier this year, Building Success Stories returns by popular demand on:

Thursday 30th September 2010  3pm – 8pm (including refreshments and canapés)

Friday 1st October 2010  9am- 4.30pm (including refreshments and lunch)

Do you have an innovative idea or a technology that you would like to take to market?

As a regional SME or entrepreneur, this workshop will help you to:

  • Understand the commercialisation lifecycle for innovative ideas and technologies
  • Improve and fine tune your investor pitch
  • Develop an immediate action plan to commercialise your idea

You will also develop a network of like-minded entrepreneurial colleagues and gain access to invaluable resources and management tools.

How is it delivered?

The workshop is highly interactive with plenty of opportunity for discussion and application of ideas to your own circumstances.  You will experience an engaging mix of presentations, activities, reflection and application of concepts to case studies and to real-life issues.

Who is it delivered by?

Maffick, a team of innovation consultants, with a unique, powerful and entertaining style of delivery. Previous participants have taken away an energetic and vibrant approach to pitching their business ideas. The tools and techniques demonstrated stay with participants long after the workshop has been completed, and have had dramatic positive effects.

Delivery is complemented by Regional Experts from Sphera Consulting, RMT, BHP Law and Murgitroyd & Company providing advice on every critical issue. Advice ranges from initial company formation to IP protection, legal considerations, business planning, exploitation strategies, funding and finance raising, commercialisation, licensing, and business growth.    


To book your place on this unique workshop register at

Alternatively contact either:
[email protected]
0191 211 3014


[email protected]  
01704 625 775

 “…exactly 7 days after getting the pitch advice from you I was putting into practice… the investor really liked the pitch and provisionally agreed to the investment there and then with the one proviso that he invest twice as much as I was asking for. Happy days!”

“Thanks…for a superbly constructed and enjoyably delivered day and a half of quality material. I’ve already edited some of my pitch documents and will carry the excellent instruction you offered forward throughout my business future…”

Hosted by NSC in partnership with Enterprise Europe Network at CPI. Enterprise Europe Network and Newcastle Science City share a common mission to help regional businesses in the full life cycle of commercialisation of innovative ideas.