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EnterpriseTECH fees & funding

EnterpriseTECH fees

  • University of Cambridge and affiliated institutions: £650
  • Other UK universities: £875
  • International universities: £1,200
  • Industry professionals not registered at a university: £2,250

You do not need to pay fees until your application is accepted. On acceptance, you will pay a personal deposit of £30. We will also ask you for the contact details of your sponsor (eg PI, department, College, CDT, institution, grant awarding body) to arrange payment of the programme fee directly or provide you with a link to pay online. If you attend in person, programme fees do not cover transportation or accommodation expenses.

Scholarship opportunities

For this academic year year 2022-23, we currently receiving notices of scholarships and funding opportunities for students, researchers and staff registered at the University of Cambridge, its affiliated institutions and other UK universities. We will update this section as this information comes in. Please make sure to mention which opportunity you wish to be considered for in your application.

  • Babraham Institute: Fully-funded places for research-facing staff, postdoctoral researchers and PhD students.
  • Year 4 medics at the University of Cambridge: Six fully funded places.
  • Cambridge Stem Cell Institute: Part-funded (50%) places for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students (up to two available).

EnterpriseTECH STAR fees

  • For applicants registered at the University of Cambridge: £1,400
  • For other applicants: £1,900

There is a non-refundable personal deposit of £200 upon acceptance of a place. For successful applicants at the University of Cambridge, the remaining fee may be funded by a sponsor, department or research council and we will work with you to help you secure that. For external applicants, the balance is payable before the programme starts. You will have the option of self-funding or providing details of your sponsor or other entity.

Cancellation policy

When you accept your place on the programme, the full fee becomes due. Deposits will be returned for a cancellation up to one calendar month before the programme starts. In the event of a cancellation, self-funded and non-Cambridge applicants can receive a 50% refund up to one calendar month before and 25% between one calendar month and ten days before the start of the programme. There are no refunds for cancellations that fall within the remaining nine days before the programme starts.


Applications are now open. We review student applications on a rolling basis and offer places in advance of the published deadlines. All applicants have a short interview.

EnterpriseTECH Cohort 11

22 November – 17 March 2023
Inventor project proposal deadline: 10 October 2022
Student Application deadline: 17 October 2022

EnterpriseTECH Cohort 12

28 February – 26 May 2023
Inventor project proposal deadline: 16 January 2023
Student application deadline: 30 January 2023

Apply now

Submit a project proposal

We welcome and review project proposals from inventors all year round. Please review the hard deadlines associated with each of the programme cohorts.

Submit a proposal

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