Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Engineering Enterprise Fellowships

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched a new scheme, Engineering Enterprise Fellowships, which provide funding and support to outstanding entrepreneurial researchers, working in UK Universities, to enable them to spend 12 months developing the commercial potential of their research.

- Enterprise Fellowships provide up to £85,000 seed funding, including salary support, to build a commercial enterprise at a UK University.

- In addition to the funding, business training is provided to develop skills and masterclasses will be offered using experienced entrepreneurs to supplement the training.

- Mentors will be allocated to each Enterprise Fellow to provide support and advice during the Fellowship.

- Access will be given to business angels and venture capital networks through the Mentors.

The deadline for applications is *Friday 21 October 2011*

For an application form and further details please contact Dr Shafiq Ahmed, Manager, International & Enterprise Fellowships at: Shafiq.ahmed@raeng.org.uk <mailto:Shafiq.ahmed@raeng.org.uk>**

-- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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