Are you a Future Founder? Training opportunity for academics to develop the commercial potential of research

Academics at Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities are invited to apply for a new training opportunity.

Have you got product, service or license opportunities in mind right now, or want to develop the commercial potential of your research in future?

Future Founders is a new training offer from Northern Accelerator’s Ideas Impact Hub – specifically designed for academics to embrace enterprise opportunities from their research.

Find out more and apply for the first cohort by 20 January 2020.

You’ll be signing up to four hands-on workshops which will build your entrepreneurial capability and accelerate your idea development.

The one-day workshops, delivered by innovation and venturing specialists, Viadynamics, cover:

• Diagnosing opportunities and exploring the market
• Accelerating development and de-risking opportunities
• Business planning and business building
• Enterprise financing and fund-raising