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University of Manchester’s EngineeringYES team make it through to the Grand Final

The University of Manchester team comprising of EPS postgrads Charles Veys, Christopher Storer, Josh Kliment, Ben Owen, Zachary Coldrick and Omar Costilla Reyes are through to the EngineeringYES (Young Entrepreneur Scheme) National Finals after surviving a competitive regional heat in Birmingham last week where they pitched their business idea based on their research to a more…

Keynote Speakers announced for Enterprise Futures 2015!

Keynote speakers have now been announced for Enterprise Futures – Lisa Tse, MBE, founder of Sweet Mandarin and Tom Bloxham, MBE, founder of Urban Splash.

Lisa, an MMU graduate who has featured on TV with Gordon Ramsey, has won many awards for her Manchester based restaurant and cooking sauces as well as writing a best more…

Business Idea Pitching competition at the Enterprise Futures Conference 2015 – Your chance to kick start your business!

At the Enterprise Futures Conference this year (held at Museum of Science and Industry, Castlefield, Manchester on Tuesday 12 May 2015) there will be an opportunity for students and staff to pitch their business or social enterprise idea to a panel of judges for a selection of prizes – £100, £50 and £25 Amazon Vouchers, more…

Postgraduate Researchers – Book your place at the 7th Annual Manchester Enterprise School!

The Manchester Enterprise School is a four day residential enterprise school managed by Manchester Enterprise Centre and will be taking place this year at the Old England Hotel, Bowness, in the Lake District, from Monday 6 – Thursday 9 July 2015 for 40 postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers.

The Enterprise School aims to increase the employability of more…

MBS Workshop “Enterprising Scientists” – March 2015

Enterprising Scientists: Developing Value and Opportunities – Enterprise Workshop for Science and Engineering Early Career Researchers

Tuesday, 24 March – Wednesday, 25 March 2015, Manchester Business School

Do you want to?

  • Learn about enterprise opportunities in academia, large firms as well as in high-tech start-ups?
  • Enrich your career prospects by engaging with enterprising scientists and industry speakers?

The workshop is intended more…

Are you looking for funding for your business?

Manchester Enterprise Centre are currently trialling an extensive live database of UK funding sources which can identify options from numerous grants, competitions, awards and crowdfunding to more traditional funding sources such as venture capital and loan schemes. Many of these sources will be suitable for student start-up businesses.

If you have a business, however early the more…

Venture Out student ideas competition launch

Think you’ve got a great business idea? Enter Venture Out for a chance to win cash prizes and to make it happen…

The Venture Out 2014 ideas competition, supported by PZ Cussons, is for all current undergraduate, postgraduate and research students across The University of Manchester. We’re looking for your brilliant ideas – it more…

OneStart competition – Your chance to win £100k to realise your life science business idea

OneStart competition – Your chance to win £100k to realise your life science business idea

Do you have an idea for a new therapeutic, novel cell culture method, health IT solution, or a clever device to advance healthcare? Or maybe you do not have your own idea, but have the scientific or business know-how to help more…

Enterprise workshop for Post doctoral researchers – 28-29 October 2014

“Enterprising Scientists: Generating Value and Opportunities”

Tue 28 and Wed 29 October 2014, Manchester Business School, Harold Hankins Building 10.04/05

This workshop is open to early career researchers (mainly post-doc researchers in Science and Engineering; Life Sciences and Medical Sciences fields).

This is an intensive 2 day non-residential workshop with a “learning by doing” approach. You will work as more…

UMIP Fellows Programme – Information Day, 30 July 2014

Are you a full time postgraduate student registered at The University of Manchester and have:

  • An interest in technology transfer and intellectual property commercialisation, and/or prior experience in business or commercial environments?
  • A commitment and availability for up to 4 hours per week to undertake paid project work?
  • Demonstrated professionalism and ability to adhere to deadlines?
  • Enthusiasm to gain more…