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EnterpriseTECH is a programme with lectures, workshops, supervisions and a team project focussed on the potential commercialisation of an early-stage or emerging technology. It teaches subject relevant entrepreneurial skills to students and researchers from all backgrounds across the University of Cambridge. It is part-time and runs for 8-12 weeks.

We are always open to discuss project proposals with potential inventors as well as engaging future business supervisors.

Programme overview

EnterpriseTECH is for students and researchers at the University of Cambridge. It aims to stimulate entrepreneurial thinking in people keen to learn more about the research/business interface.

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EnterpriseTECH PhD+

For PhD students and research-focussed staff at the University of Cambridge. It reflects a rising demand for subject-specific innovation and entrepreneurship training across the University.

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EnterpriseTECH Graduate

An assessed module for science and engineering MPhil programmes at the University of Cambridge. MPhils from other programmes may take it as a professional development course.

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EnterpriseTECH UG

We host up to 70 undergraduates from various degree programmes across the University. The programme is an assessed module during Lent.

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Inventors: submit a project proposal

Are you an inventor with a novel technology in the early stages of development? Discover the commercial potential of your product and pathways out of the lab or off the bench.

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Become a supervisor

Supervising a team with entrepreneurial aspirations is an opportunity to expand your coaching skills around early-phase innovation development and engage with the programme network.

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Applications will be reviewed and places offered on a rolling basis.

EnterpriseTECH Postgraduate 2020
Applications open in March 2020.

EnterpriseTECH UG 2021
Applications open in late Spring 2020.

EnterpriseTECH STAR
180 hours, 10 weeks, 20 people. Apply now to join our second cohort in this challenging follow-on programme. Deadline: 17:00 Monday 16 March 2020.

Apply for EnterpriseTECH STAR

Submit a project proposal

Download the project proposal form (docx, 53KB)

Next deadline: 30 October 2020

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Become a supervisor

Please fill out our online form if you'd like to get involved in supervising our EnterpriseTECH students.

Apply to become a supervisor

Contact us

+44 (0)1223 766181