• We are catalysts for innovation, commercialising next-generation technologies developed by

    The University of Manchester’s world-class research base





    • £360m+ invested by venture funders

    • 40+ spin-out companies created

    • 7,500+ licences and IP partnerships concluded

    • 4,000+ invention disclosures received

    • £115m+ IP and R&D revenue generated for the University







  • We are catalysts for innovation, commercialising next-generation technologies developed by The University of Manchester’s world-class research base





    • £300m+ invested by venture funders since 2004

    • 40+ spin-out companies created

    • 4,800+



      licences and IP partnerships concluded

    • 3,700+ invention disclosures received

    • 1,300+ jobs generated across various industry sectors

    • £105m+ IP and R&D revenue generated for the University


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UMIP Social Enterprise Ignition Funding-Apply now

We are now seeking to ignite a new generation of individuals interested in pursuing a social business:

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  • Are you currently working or studying at The University of Manchester or a recent graduate?
  • Is your idea likely to benefit the public or community, or be an entrepreneurial solution to a societal, healthcare or environmental problem?
  • Do you have the passion to drive your idea forward and set up a project or social business?

Awards:

Funding from £500 – £2000 is available, for individuals to try out or grow their entrepreneurial ideas. This might mean finding out if your idea is viable, learning more about what is needed to develop the idea by testing the project on a small scale, right through to more robust road-testing of the idea. We also provide one to one support to assist you with your applications and informative workshops for successful applicants.

Eligibility:

The funding opportunity is open to all members of staff, academics, research students and recent graduates (graduated within the last 2 years) from The University of Manchester.

Key Dates:Soc-Ent-Tree-Blue-538

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 24th March 2017
  • Successful applicants will be informed by Friday 31st March 2017

Click Social Enterprise Ignition Fund Application Form-final to download an application form and contact Social.Enterprise@umip.com for further information.

UMIP Social Enterprise Ignition Funding Opportunity Round 2 – Now Open

Following the success of Round 1 we are now seeking to ignite a new generation of individuals interested in pursuing a social business:Layout 1

  • Are you currently working or studying at The University of Manchester or a recent graduate?
  • Is your idea likely to benefit the public or community, or be an entrepreneurial solution to a societal, healthcare or environmental problem?
  • Do you have the passion to drive your idea forward and set up a project or social business?

Awards:

Funding from £500 – £2000 is available, for individuals to try out or grow their entrepreneurial ideas. This might mean finding out if your idea is viable, learning more about what is needed to develop the idea by testing the project on a small scale, right through to more robust road-testing of the idea. We also provide one to one support to assist you with your applications and informative workshops for successful applicants.

Eligibility:

The funding opportunity is open to all members of staff, academics, research students and recent graduates (graduated within the last 2 years) from The University of Manchester.

Key Dates:Soc-Ent-Tree-Blue-538

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 24th March 2017
  • Successful applicants will be informed by Friday 31st March 2017

Click Social Enterprise Ignition Fund Application Form-final to download an application form and contact Social.Enterprise@umip.com for further information.

AMBS Ignition Funding Opportunity- Deadline Fast Approaching

We are seeking to inspire the next generation of individuals or teams with entrepreneurial ideas:Layout 1

  • Are you currently working or studying at AMBS or a recent graduate?
  • Is your idea likely to be an entrepreneurial or innovative solution to a business, societal or environmental problem?

Awards:

Funding from £500 – £2000 is available, for individuals to try out or grow their entrepreneurial ideas. This might mean finding out if your idea is viable, learning more about what is needed to develop the idea by testing the project on a small scale, right through to more robust road-testing of the idea. We also provide one to one support to assist you with your applications and informative workshops for successful applicants.

Eligibility:

The funding opportunity provided by UMIP and MEC is open to all AMBS members of staff, research students (inc. DBA, MBA) and recent graduates (graduated within the last 2 years).

Key Dates:

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 20thJanuary 2017
  • Successful applicants will be informed by Friday 3rdFebruary 2017

Click AMBS Ignition Fund Application Form-final to download an application form and contact ignitionawards@umip.com for further information.

AMBS Ignition Funding Opportunity- Now Open

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We are seeking to inspire the next generation of individuals or teams with entrepreneurial ideas:

  • Are you currently working or studying at AMBS or a recent graduate?
  • Is your idea likely to be an entrepreneurial or innovative solution to a business, societal or environmental problem?

Awards:

Funding from £500 – £2000 is available, for individuals to try out or grow their entrepreneurial ideas. This might mean finding out if your idea is viable, learning more about what is needed to develop the idea by testing the project on a small scale, right through to more robust road-testing of the idea. We also provide one to one support to assist you with your applications and informative workshops for successful applicants.

Eligibility:

The funding opportunity provided by UMIP and MEC is open to all AMBS members of staff, research students (inc. DBA, MBA) and recent graduates (graduated within the last 2 years).

Key Dates:

  • Closing date for applications is Friday 20th January 2017
  • Successful applicants will be informed by Friday 3rd February 2017

Contact ignitionawards@umip.com * for further information and to receive an application form

*Please provide your full contact details, job title or student status and a brief outline of your idea

Social Enterprise Ignition Funding Opportunity – 2016

Social Entrepreneurs are born out of the desire to improve the world and make it a better place. They may see problems in their community and undertake activity to solve it. A social enterprise simply delivers this solution and vision.

Since 2012 we have granted 46 awards allocating over £155000 to Social Entrepreneurs across the University. Soc-Ent-Tree-Blue-538

We are now seeking to ignite the next generation of individuals interested in pursuing a social business:

  • Are you currently working or studying at The University of Manchester or a recent graduate?
  • Is your idea likely to benefit the public or community, or be an entrepreneurial solution to a societal, healthcare or environmental problem?
  • Do you have the passion to drive your idea forward and set up a project or social business?*Please provide your full contact details, job title or student status and a brief outline of your idea

To find out more about this funding call, please register* your interest by email to socialenterprise@umip.com by the 23rd September 2016

*Please provide your full contact details, job title or student status and a brief outline of your idea

Please see our PDF flyer here

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