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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…

Manchester Postgraduates attend Enterprise Futures Entrepreneurship Event

More than 100 postgraduates from the University of Manchester were part of 300 from the region who attended Enterprise Futures at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) recently.

Enterprise Futures, jointly run by Universities of Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University, is designed to build postgraduate entrepreneurial skills whatever the ultimate career destination of more…

Let’s have more enterprising scientists – Live online discussion with industry guests – 10 June

Online Discussion Forum from 28 May to 12 June - LIVE discussion session with industry participants on 10 June – 10-11 am.

Are you a postgraduate or post-doctoral researcher in Science and Engineering? Do you aspire to be an Enterprising Scientist?

Then take part in this online discussion forum:  www.enterprisingscientists-manchester.net/user/login

Search “enterprising scientists”, go to the website and register!

Join the more…

FREE University of Manchester Innovation and Commercialisation of Research Course

The University of Manchester is committed to encouraging and supporting its research students to look beyond the classroom and laboratory; and to consider the wider implications and applications of their research. We are therefore delighted to be offering a short intensive version of the successful Innovation and Commercialisation of Research Course; for Postgraduate Researchers. No more…

Business Idea Pitching competition – Enterprise Futures Conference 2014

At the Enterprise Futures Conference this year (held at Museum of Science and Industry, Castlefield, Manchester on 29 May 2014) there will be an opportunity for students and staff to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges for a selection of prizes – an ideal opportunity to kick start your business.

You will more…


Be it starting your own company, or as part of a team in an established business, there is a real kick in seeing an idea, maybe your own idea, through to a product that people want. Where do you start? What do you need to know ? What does being ‘commercial’ really mean? What does it more…