Develop the real-world impact of your research

Innovators is a training course for academics at North East universities to develop the real-world impact of their research.

Northern Accelerator is pleased to offer a limited number of places on the next cohort of its prestigious training course, Innovators. Innovators gives researchers at partner universities the chance to develop the skills to make a real-world impact with their research.

As part of a small multidisciplinary cohort, you’ll take part in a series of online masterclasses to develop your skills and explore the potential future commercial and societal impact of your work. You’ll learn to effectively communicate your value and think to the future, ensuring your work has an impact beyond academia.

The course is primarily aimed at early career researchers, however it is open to any academic with an interest in developing the skills to realise impact from their research.

If you want to make a positive change by actively applying your research skills and knowledge, find out more and apply by 13 May 2022. You’ll find the course information and application form here.

Innovators training is led by Skillfluence Ltd, a UK-based specialist training company who works primarily with university researchers and PhD students to develop transferable skills, with a specific focus on innovation, knowledge exchange, communication skills and commercialisation. Over the last 5 years Skillfluence has trained more than 7500 university researchers across over 40 universities and research centres.