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09:00- 09:30

SAFARI Kick Off Breakfast

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Limited Capacity

Description

The SAFARI starts here!

Startup SAFARI Newcastle Gateshead informally opens here with coffee and croissants followed by a Newcastle City Councillor officialy opening the event.

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09:30- 09:45

Startup SAFARI Opening Session

Opening the SAFARI by a local councillor

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Limited Capacity

Description

Newcastle City Council offically open the SAFARI.

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10:00- 10:45

Leading The Way With Lived Experience

Using Peer to Peer Technology to Revolutionise the Mental Health and Wellbeing Approach

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Limited Capacity

Description

Join Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Lizzy Hodcroft, in an interactive discussion and workshop that looks at how learning from one another maybe the best way to solve our mental health crisis.

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Get an inside look into Myndr, a new community and platform created by Lizzy and her Co-Founder, Emma Reilly. This session will look into how the founders are implementing cutting edge peer-to-peer technology to empower users to take more control of their own mental health and wellbeing. Discover how the app works and join in for a tutorial and demo.

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Remember, it gets better together.

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11:00- 11:45

Weโ€™re changing ageing

Translating scientific advances in age research into products prolong youthful health and vitality

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Limited Capacity

Description

Have you ever wondered why you age?ย ย And more importantly, what you can do to slow your rate of ageing?ย ย In recent years, scientific understanding of ageing has made enormous strides.ย ย Scientists in prestigous research instutions now understand how ageing can be slowed and even reversed.ย ย In this session Dr Nichola Conlon will explain all behind the science of ageing and how her company is making this science available to everyone.ย 

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Limited Capacity

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It's lunchtime for the SAFARI with a tasty vegan offering available.

Lunch is always a good time to get to meet and know others attending from the local business ecosystem, one of the key elements of the SAFARI.

#openecosystem

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13:00- 13:20

Vegan Pharmacology

Your Medicine Your Choice

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Limited Capacity

Description

Your Medicine Your Choice - aims to provide medication to patients with dietetic needs.

Did you know that there are animal parts in most medication?

There are alternatives, however, they are never there at the point of prescribing or buying. This is where we would come in.

We aim to provide these at the point of prescribing or buying -ย Your Medicine Your Choiceย 

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13:20- 13:45

Do you care what goes on your hair?

Harmful ingredients in your hair products

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Limited Capacity

Description

Founder of GOZI Haircare, Ngozi Ossai is a Biomedical scientist from Newcastle University with 8 years of experience in the afrotextured/natural haircare industry. GOZI Haircare specialises in providing a range of uniquely formulated Haircare products as well as specialist advice for afrotextured Hair.

She entered into the industry as she became aware of the ingredients which contain dangerous and harmful chemicals in cosmetics

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14:00- 14:45

Creating Psychologically Intelligent Businesses

Understanding Human Behaviour & Culture Change in Business for Startups

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Limited Capacity

Description

Have you ever stopped and considered why we behave, react and think in the way that we do? Why are we (and our employees) really motivated to do some things but not others, and how can we harness motivation to use it to ours and our companies advantage?

Join Business Psychology Consultant Carly to discover how understanding the way humans work is an essential (and often missed) piece to the puzzle of success for the future of your business.

This session will give an overview of her Model of Psychological Intelligence to help you understandย the fundamentals of human behaviour and how to use this knowledge to create, build and growย higher performing, innovative, more people friendly, resilient and successful businesses.

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15:00- 15:45

The Biosphere Tour

Options to tour the Biosphere & its' facilities

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Limited Capacity

Description

In-house tours of The Biosphere for attendees to the SAFARI.

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16:00- 16:45

Day 1 - Closing Session & Networking

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Limited Capacity

Description

Close out of the days session and an opportunity to network with the speakers and other attendees.