Monthly Archives : July 2016

2016 UK STEM Awards Winner Announced!


Congratulations to Warren Frost from Sheffield Hallam University. His aerospace idea collected the top prize of £25,000 in The Telegraph UK STEM Awards competition. I was delighted to attend the Awards Ceremony in London last month and catch up with Warren after the event; his idea has fantastic potential! You can read more about Warren and his winning entry as…

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How do I avoid infringing someone else’s IP?


How do I avoid infringing someone else’s IP Joe? Again another common question student and graduate startups ask me. There are a few simple steps you can take to reduce the chances of infringement: Competitor Analysis – Start with a basic Google search; Does your business idea overlap with other solutions already on the market? IP Database Search – For…

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