Enterprise and commercial acumen

Enterprise and commercial acumen

Enterprise and commercial acumen






Consider the commercial applications for your research, and the possibility of a future career as an entrepreneur, applying the skills developed through your research degree.

ENGAGE: Make sure you've covered the basic essentials and begin thinking creatively. 

Date and Time                                  Course Title                                                         Campus                                               
 1 February 2018, 13.30-16.30  Creating the vision and taking the leap Singleton Campus 

 EXPLORE: Consider and explore opportunities for entrepreneurship and start to build a network of contacts.

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 TBC  Protecting your intellectual property  Singleton Campus

ENHANCE: Develop your skills as they would apply to your future career, being creative and considering the market for your research outputs.

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6 December 2017, 14.00-16.00 Commercialisation:what can you do with your research Singleton Campus
24 January 2018, 14.00-15.30 Finding and applying for research funding Singleton Campus 
 21 February 2018, 14.00-16.00 Consultancy - working with external partners Singleton Campus 


Take part in entrepreneurship competitions and seminars, attend events and create a network of contacts, look for paid work and volunteering opportunities that will help you gain insight into business operations. Look out for opportunities for placements within external organisations related to your research area.

Young Entrepreneurs Schemes are organised by the Research Councils
Competitions running this year are:
Environment YES
Biotechnology YES
Engineering YES
Innovation Caucus internships - 3 month placements for ESRC funded students



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