Intellectual Property Training Event

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Do you have an idea? Well, don’t let anyone steal it!

Attend this event by the AIMS Project in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway College, taking place at the STEM Hub, in the College, and hear from local businesses and public sector experts on how to protect your intellectual property.

Speakers include :

  • Scott Davidson, Founder of Radisoft Ltd who has devised an IoT monitoring device and application for boilers.
  • Katie Vance founder of Bubble Flow Ltd who has devised a non-sterile paediatric Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP) device intended to assist children with lifelong respiratory conditions such as Cystic Fibrosis, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) and Bronchiectasis, to clear excess secretions from their lungs.
  • Iain Barbour, JBA Seeds, Jamieson Brothers is Scotland’s best known brand of horticultural seed potatoes, garden supplies and animal feeds.
  • Mari Findlay, Interface, who connect organisations to academics and will talk about Innovation Voucher Funding.
  • Sarah-Jane Burns, Tech Scaler, Code Base – will talk about the technology programme and mentoring scheme
  • Jamie Shovelin, D&G Chamber of Commerce – will talk about the business backed mentoring scheme
  • Chris Rigby, South of Scotland Enterprise, SoSE, will be sharing some information from The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) who are the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.
  • Paul Winstanley, CEO of Censis and Board Chair of Filament STAC, will be talking about the high applications in technology and PACE.
  • Euan Devlin, Part Qualified Patent Attorney from Scintilla – will give an introduction into Patent, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and design rights.
  • Ross Colquhoun, Scottish Enterprise – will discuss the core elements of Scottish Enterprises SMART: SCOTLAND programme which can award up to £100,000 of support towards highly innovative R&D projects with strong commercial potential. Ross will also touch upon how this programme relates to your own intellectual property strategy.

This free event will take place at the STEM Hub, Dumfries and Galloway College, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4FD. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Mari Findlay of Interface is speaking on the day so come along and find out more about what Interface can offer.