Nine teams of budding inventors and entrepreneurs from Wolverhampton Grammar School’s Lower Sixth delivered pitches on a range of innovative product ideas, based on four of the Eight Great Technologies – health, digital, low carbon and food to a panel of Dragons. Put through their paces by a panel of experts – Professor Andrew Pollard – Caparo Industrial Professor, Dr Gavin Smeilus – Senior Innovation Consultant, Dr Rob Harris – Principal Lecturer of Marketing all from the University of Wolverhampton and Gary Dimmock – Director Business Solutions Centres – the students showed their passion, drive and entrepreneurial skill set.
Dr Rob Harris said ‘Team Branson provided a very detailed business plan which was accompanied by a compelling and excellent pitch’ for their children’s learning app. He also told the students ‘…pitching is part of a good managerial skill base and this challenge is a good opportunity to hone your transferable skills …’
Pictured: Gary Dimmock – Director Business Solutions Centres and Professor Rob Harris – Principal Lecturer of Marketing at University of Wolverhampton with team Branson
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