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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…

Annual Enterprise Futures Event set for Friday 13 May 2016 at UKFast Headquaters

Running for the fifth year in 2016, Enterprise Futures is one of the leading events for student entrepreneurs in the UK.

Jointly run by University of Manchester, University of Salford and Manchester Metropolitan University it is aimed principally aimed at postgraduate students and staff who are interested in exploring entrepreneurship. Previous participants have found the event more…

Business Idea Pitching competition at the Enterprise Futures Conference 2016 – Your chance to kick start your business!

At the Enterprise Futures Conference this year (held at UKFast, Birley Fields, Manchester on Friday 13 May, 2016) 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, free more…

Team of enterprising scientists wanted to represent the University of Manchester at Engineering YES 2016

A team of postgraduate researchers from any discipline who are interested in the commercialisation of research is being sought to enter the EngineeringYES (Young Entrepreneur Scheme) competition in 2016.

EngineeringYES is designed to provide a residential training experience in a competitive environment for those interested in commercialising research. You do not need to have an idea more…

RAEng – £50,000 fellowship prize for entrepreneurial graduates

The Royal Academy of Engineering are pleased to announce a £50,000 prize available for entrepreneurial graduates able to demonstrate an aptitude for innovation and creativity in engineering.

The RAEng 1851 Royal Commission Enterprise Fellowships are for individuals demonstrating an aptitude for innovation and creativity in engineering. The Fellowship will focus on developing their skills, through training more…

Engineering YES! Taster Session – 21 January 2016

Find out what Engineering YES is all about by coming to the University of Manchester on Thursday 21 January,  from 11am to 2pm

Engineering YES (Young Entrepreneurs Scheme) is 3-day residential training programme for researchers that develops enterprise skills and introduces participants to what is involved in setting up a technology start-up. If you are a more…

Venture Out 2015 Finale

Great Hall, Sackville Street from 4.30pm on Thursday 3 December 2015

Venture Out is the University of Manchester’s student ideas competition which is run and organised by the Manchester Enterprise Centre and is open to all current undergraduate, postgraduate and research students across the university.

This year there are four competition categories, business, social, digital, and research, more…