Funding & Support
Bright Ideas Awards
The winners of these awards will share up to a total of £50,000 in
funding that will be offered as a loan to help get their businesses up
External Funding & Support
Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur Visa initiative
The Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa is for those graduates identified by UCL as having developed a viable business idea, but who are not yet able to apply for a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa.
Successful applicants will be allowed a 12 month visa and the opportunity to apply for a second 12 month visa if the business is making progress.
London Entrepreneurs' Challenge
The London Entrepreneurs' Challenge is a series of workshops and business plan competition
designed to introduce participants to fundamental business concept.
UCL Advances provides funding of £4,000 per person to UCL PhD students to cover costs for a three month extension to enable a chapter to be written on the commercial evaluation of a science or technology PhD project.