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EnterpriseTECH UG


EnterpriseTECH is offered during Lent Term for up to 70 undergraduates. At present, this is an assessed module for Part III students at the Department of Physics, the Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, and Part II students taking Biomedical and Biological Studies.

EnterpriseTECH is a demanding and practical programme where teamwork is key. Your personal motivation will be an important contributor to your team's success. You will be allocated a project and assigned to a team by the programme Director.

Below are the dates for the current programme.

Thursday 17 January EnterpriseTECH Launch Night (evening)
Mondays and Thursdays, 21 January - 14 February Lecture series 16:00-18:00
Monday 21 January Team building workshop - Group 1 19:00-21:00
Tuesday 22 January Team building workshop - Group 2 19:00-21:00
Monday 18 February Pitching workshop - Group 1 16:00-18:00
Thursday 21 February Pitching workshop - Group 2 16:00-18:00
Monday 11 March EnterpriseTECH Pitch Night (evening)

This is a popular programme and places are limited. In your application you are also required to provide a short personal statement that expresses your motivation and interest in participating in the programme. You are informed by the end of the Michaelmas Term if your application has been successful, unless there are separate arrangements with your department.


Individual assessment 25%
Two-minute team video 10%
Six-minute team pitch 15%
3,000-word team commercial feasibility report 50%

Module marks are returned to the course directors at home departments and faculties. Although results are not communicated to students, we send detailed feedback on the team efforts back to teams before Easter Term. Results are available to students after the Examiners Meeting in June at their own departments. Participants must submit all assignments by Friday 15 March 2019.

This has been the first time we've been able to gain real world skills within our Physics degree. Considering a large number of physicists go into careers in business, management and consultancy, we should have the opportunity to do many more programmes like this.
Anthony Archer, Department of Physics, EnterpriseTECH 2018


Applications for EnterpriseTECH UG have now closed.