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BIPC Glasgow workshops & webinars

BIPC Glasgow's workshops and webinars will help you make best use of specialist business information resources and improve your understanding of Intellectual Property Rights and how they relate to your business. All our sessions are FREE to attend. Book on Eventbrite.

 "Alastair and Tony's session was very informative and explained everything in simple terms so that we could understand and have offered support after the event. Thank you both for an excellent session and we will be booking onto more sessions."  webinar attendee

Upcoming sessions

10 May 2022, Tuesday, 15.00 - 16.00, Environmental responsibility for business start-ups workshop

14 May 2022, Saturday, 11.00 - 12.00, Business Support at BIPC Glasgow

24 May 2022, Tuesday, from 10.00, 1:1 business information and IP support with BIPC Glasgow

26 May 2022, Thursday, 11.00 - 12.00, Introduction to IP: How to identify and protect your IP assets webinar


Experts in Residence

Book your free appointment at our monthly Experts in Residence clinic for professional advice on a range of business topics including digital marketing, legal, accountancy and intellectual property. Book on Eventbrite.


Intellectual Property Clinics

In partnership with Creation IP Ltd​ Business & IP Centre Glasgow offer a confidential environment for you to discuss your ideas, products, designs and brands with a CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) registered patent attorney. Email us to arrange your free 30 minute appointment. 


BIPC Glasgow Business Information Support: One-to-One

Business information one-to-one sessions are aimed at anyone thinking of becoming self-employed, starting a business and established businesses. Our specialist staff will guide you to information sources to help you research your business idea, start your business, research new markets, find new customers and protect your Intellectual Property. Book an appointment or contact us to arrange an alternative appointment time.


Start Up Day 2021

Inspirational talks and practical advice sessions from Start Up Day 2021 are now available to view on

Sessions cover:  Understanding trends in the UK, sustainability, crowdfunding campaigns, bringing new products to market and much more! 

Watch BIPC Glasgow's Start Up Day session ‘Making a difference – starting and running a business with environmental impact’ 

Lively discussion featuring four inspiring local female entrepreneurs whose businesses are making a social or environmental impact. The session is chaired by Racheal Brown (Chief Executive of The Future Economy Company) and features Trudi Donahue (Founding Director at Wild & Kind CIC), Lynne Haddow (Co-founder of Extincts CIC) and Fiona Lindsay (Technical Director at Reblade)



Reset. Restart

We know this is a difficult time for small businesses and business owners. That’s why BIPC have developed a dedicated programme to support SMEs across the country, all of which can be accessed remotely, wherever you are.

Open to all business owners, especially those in the first years of trading, the Reset. Restart programme is here to help you transform, future-proof or grow your business through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Join one or more of the series of ten monthly webinars – covering product and service innovation and marketing to finance and new business models - for practical, jargon-free training and advice; network with other entrepreneurs and receive further tailored support from your local team here at BIPC Glasgow.

Book your place: Rest. Restart programme 


Event archive

This special Start-up Day 2020 workshop, delivered as part of BIPC Glasgow's PowerUp project, will explain how to make best use of free online resources at BIPC Glasgow to support your business start-up, expanding business, or develop your own digital business skills. Delivered by Kavan Stafford, Information Officer at BIPC Glasgow


Circular Economy event with the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce that took place on Start Up Day 2020


Partner Organisations and Business Support


British Library

If you are looking for training opportunities for you and your staff, look no further than the British Library BIPC Webinars. These hour long sessions can be viewed from the comfort of your own home and are delivered by the business experts from the BIPC in London.

Business Gateway

Business Gateway have moved much of their offer online to help businesses through COVID-19. Most of the upcoming topics are directly relevant to the new challenges businesses are facing.

Google Digital Garage

Google Digital Garage To support small business owners and people working remotely, Google Digital Garage has launched as a webinar series. The training is free for everyone to attend and delivered by expert trainers to help and support learning from home, whatever the goal.

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise host expert-delivered webinars all year round and will be hosting more during the COVID-19 period. All free.

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

Webinars delivered by the GCC are generally for members only but, in light of the current situation, they are offering many of them free even to non-members. Topics include coronavirus business discussions and chats about working from home.

Entrepreneurial Scotland  

A series of round-tables and panel events which are now entirely online to help you run your business in these challenging times.


Booking your place

Book your free place on our workshops, events or one-to-ones:

via Eventbrite

by 0141 287 2904 

by email 

or call in person at The Mitchell Library


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