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Frameworks provides innovators with a grounding in business fundamentals

Innovation genius needs business savvy to fulfil its potential. Having a breakthrough idea counts for nothing if it never sees the light of day.

The workshops run for two hours either at breakfast or lunchtime. Frameworks plugs any business knowledge gaps with a series of workshops run by subject matter experts. It covers areas such as legal, accountancy, marketing and IP to give innovators the confidence and skills they need to commercialise their big idea.

Frameworks topics include

A Guide to IP
The Investment Process
Licensing for Startups
Sourcing Technical Talent
IOD New Director Bootcamp
A Startup Guide to Accounting

UX Design Workshop
Startup Fundamentals
A Startup Guide to Digital Marketing
What is Marketing?

Doing Business in the US
A Startup Guide to Selling
The Investment Process
Building the Dream Startup Team

Steering Team

Michael Black


Jamie Andrews

Techstart NI

Paul Beaney

Ulster University

Henry Cleary

Bank of Ireland

David Croft

Danske Bank

Chris Guy

Mills Selig

Claire McCombe


Judith Maguire

Queen's University Belfast

Lynsey Mallon

Arthur Cox

David Moore


Eileen Moughan

Carson McDowell