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Innovators is our core training opportunity for early career researchers at Northern Accelerator universities, enabling them to develop the personal, societal and commercial impact of their research.

Do you want to make a positive change in society with your research skills and knowledge?


Become part of a growing network of like-minded academics developing the skills to realise real-world impact from their research.

We’re currently reviewing and developing the next phase of our early career researcher training offer for researchers at all Northern Accelerator partner universities.



Information and dates about future cohorts will be announced shortly. In the meantime, hear from some of our previous participants in the video below. 

To date we’ve trained over 200 academics in impact and entrepreneurship. Details and dates for future training courses will be announced shortly. 

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Dates for future cohorts will be announced shortly. Keep an eye out here for application details.