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Report: Manchester’s Second Falling Walls Lab

The Manchester Falling Walls Lab took place for the second year running on the 25th July, again hosted by Manchester Enterprise Centre, at the University of Manchester. Manchester is currently the only city in the UK to have held a Lab twice and it was another successful event.

Inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall, more…

Report: Manchester Enterprise School 2017

Manchester Enterprise School took place during the first week of July 2017 for 35 postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers in Bowness in the Lake District – for the ninth consecutive year. Aimed at equipping those researchers with the skills to start a business, it was an intensive week of testing the feasibility of a business more…

University of Manchester to Host a Second Falling Walls Lab on 25th July 2017

The University of Manchester will be hosting another Falling Walls Lab on Tuesday 25th July following on from last years’ success, giving the chance for students to reach out to the general public with their ideas for solving important world problems.

Inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall, the aim of the Falling Walls more…

Speakers Confirmed for Enterprise Futures Event at Media City

Enterprise Futures returns on Monday 22nd May 2017 for its Sixth Anniversary event, returning to its original home at Media City.

Enterprise Futures is a joint initiative with University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University. It is aimed at postgraduates (both students and staff) who are interested in starting their own business, even if you are more…

Bookings Now Open for the Ninth Annual Manchester Enterprise School!

The Manchester Enterprise School is a four day residential enterprise activity taking place this year on the shores of Lake Windermere at the McDonald Old England Hotel in Bowness, from Monday 3rd to Thursday 6th July 2017 for 40 postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers.

The aim is for researchers in teams to create a business case for more…

UMIP Enterprise Associates: Call for applications (deadline this Friday)

UMIP are recruiting a number of high calibre PhD/research student students to become UMIP Enterprise Associates and work in their spare time alongside UMIP’s Innovation Optimiser team to undertake a range of assignments.

Are you a PhD/research student at the University of Manchester?

Do you have:

  • Availability and the commitment for up to 4 hours per week to more…

Manchester Enterprise School 2016 students identify new business opportunities in the Lake District

Forty postgraduate students from around the university interested in building their entrepreneurial skills arrived in Ambleside, on the shores of Lake Windermere, on the 4th July to spend four days at the eighth annual Manchester Enterprise School.

The aim for the students was to, in groups, create and test a business idea based on solving a more…

YES Young Entrepreneurs Scheme – Info Session (26 May 2016)

YES 2016 is open for applications!

Are you an early career researcher? Do you want to diversify your life experience and professionally develop your range of attributes? If so, say yes to taking part in YES!

YES is an innovative competition which aims to raise awareness of the commercialisation of scientific ideas among the research community. YES more…

£50K Harari Graphene Enterprise Award – Deadline 17 June 2016

It is less than a month until 17 June, the deadline for the £50k Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award which aims to encourage the development of new graphene enterprises. If you are a student or recent alumni working on this technology and / or have spotted potential market opportunities around graphene and more…

Aspiring Postgraduate Entrepreneurs attend Enterprise Futures 2016

The UKFast campus in Birley, Manchester was the inspirational setting for Enterprise Futures 2016 which attracted 200 aspiring postgraduate (and some keen undergraduate) entrepreneurs from the Universities of Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University who enjoyed both a productive day and the quirky internal architecture of the UKFast Campus building.

Generously supported by UKFast, founder Lawrence more…