Royal Academy of Engineering - Enterprise Hub (Start-Up Support Available)

Please do view the below information about the Royal Academy of Engineering and how they can help start-ups:

 

About the Enterprise Hub

At the Enterprise Hub, we work to discover, celebrate and support the country’s next generation of brilliant engineering entrepreneurs. Through our grant programmes we match the best UK-based engineers and inventors with mentors from the Royal Academy of Engineering. Each of these prominent business angels, industry leaders, investors and business icons provides bespoke support to help shape ideas into a commercially viable reality.  With the mentors' unparalleled experience, networks, insights into funding and so much more, we make sure that Hub members get their move to market right. And our mentors get to be in at the beginning of the most exciting new technologies and companies in the UK.

 

Support for Start-Ups

Our Enterprise Fellowships support innovative, creative entrepreneurial engineers who have demonstrated an exceptional innovation in engineering which they want to develop further, either by spinning out of a university or by establishing their own startup. The Fellowships provide:

  • Up to £60,000 equity-free funding
  • Tailored mentoring and training
  • PR, marketing and promotion
  • Access to our drop-in workspace in central London

The application deadline is 1 September 2018

For further details you can contact Angus Baker on angus.baker@raeng.co.uk

Launchpad Competition

The Launchpad Competition supports early-stage entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 25 with an innovation in engineering with the potential to become a business, which they want to explore. The award provides:

  • £15,000 equity-free funding
  • Tailored mentoring and training
  • PR, marketing and promotion
  • Access to our drop-in workspace in central London

The application deadline is 10 September 2018.

For further details you can contact Angus Baker; Senior Programme Manager Entrepreneur Development on angus.baker@raeng.co.uk

Support for SMEs

The SME Leaders Programme supports promising leaders of high-growth engineering SMEs to develop their skills and team, to better enable them to reach their growth targets. The Academy encourages the pursuit and growth of excellence in engineering, equipping C-suite staff with the skills necessary for lasting impact. The awards provide:

  • A £10,000 grant to fund your choice of leadership training courses
  • 6 months of one-to-one coaching
  • Masterclasses and workshops delivered by senior business leaders
  • Provision of an experienced personal mentor
  • Access to our drop-in workspace in central London

The application deadline is 13 August 2018.

or further details you can contact Catherine Capone; Programme Manager Enterprise on catherine.capone@raeng.org.uk

 

 

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