Trevor Baylis OBE congratulates young local entrepreneurs at University's Intellectual Property Schools Competition
The Winchester Business School and Department of Law at the University of Winchester welcomed Trevor Baylis OBE, inventor of the wind up radio and President of Trevor Baylis Brands PLC, to help judge the final of a Intellectual Property Schools Competition.
The Competition, now in its second year, was this year expanded to include three local schools and one team from each of the schools " Kings School, Westgate School and Thornden School . The teams were challenged to design and market a mobile app that would help young people decide which university to study at. They then presented their concepts to a team of experts, in a similar way to popular TV show, Dragons Den.
The winning team from Westgate School were presented with their award by David Webb, from the Federation of Small Businesses, who sponsored the event and Trevor Baylis.
We were delighted to be able to welcome such a talented group of youngsters to make use of our intellectual property facilities, explained Professor Neil Marriott, Director of the Winchester Business School and Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Sport. Their sales pitches for their applications were both imaginative and insightful and these were able to be recorded in our new Baylis Breakout Room, an innovative meeting room designed to help prevent ideas from being inadvertently exploited.
Sucessful Higher Education Academy funding bid.
4th July 2011
Elwyn Cox and Sabine Bohnacker-Bruce proposal to produce a critical review of contemporary practice in group work in HLST programmes in the UK has been selected by the HEA's Hospitality, Leisure, Sports and Tourism (HLST) network and will receive research funding of over £4,000.
The report is due to be published on the HLST web site in November 2011 and then made available through the on-line resources of the HE Academy.