Are you a social scientist with innovative research ideas that could be developed into a business or social enterprise?
The SUCCESS programme is a first-of-its-kind opportunity designed to help social scientists with innovative and marketable research ideas to get the training, support and funding to transform those ideas into a business or social enterprise.
The programme is open to applications from all Social Sciences researchers employed at The University of Manchester.
Successful applicants will benefit from:
- A half-day Business Canvas support session to explore and build out their idea (18 February 2020)
- A 3-day training boot camp in entrepreneurial skills led by industry experts from the renowned iCURe programme (24 - 26 March 2020 in Sheffield)
- Ongoing support across the summer to develop their business idea and pitching skills and to validate their idea with customers and influencers
- The chance to pitch for up to £50,000 in prize money (November 2020)
Application Deadline: 17:00, 12 February 2020
Programme launch date: 17 February 2020
To request an application form and for further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com at Masood Enterprise Centre using the subject line: Success Programme
SUCCESS - Seeding University Collaboration for Commercialisation and Enterprise in Social Sciences - is part of the ASPECT network; a platform for entrepreneurship and commercialisation of the Social Sciences in partnership with LSE, University of Manchester, University of Oxford, University of Sheffield, Glasgow University, University of Sussex and Cardiff University.