Innovation & Enterprise


For students

We’ll help you think and act like an entrepreneur. Whether you want to boost your employability, create your own business or solve global problems, we can help you make a difference and stand out from the crowd.

Develop your entrepreneurial skills: workshops, networking, events

UCL students attending a training course at UCL BaseKX

Boost your employability by developing new skills, or get to work on a business idea, with our range of workshops and events overseen by experienced entrepreneurs.

Start and grow a business

One of UCL’s entrepreneurs

Get your fledgling business idea off the ground with expert advice, practical support and networking opportunities.

Join the Hatchery startup incubator

UCL's Hatchery startup incubator at BaseKX

Get the work space, advice and connections that will help build your business by applying to UCL’s incubator programme.

Entrepreneurship workshops and events

PhD students and early career researchers at an entrepreneurship event

Browse our upcoming free workshops, courses and networking events. We have events for established entrepreneurs and those who are just getting started.

Get support to apply for an Innovator Founder visa

UCL students and alumni

If you want to stay in the UK after your studies to start a business, we can help you get endorsed for an Innovator Founder visa.

Competitions for startup funding

UCL student pitching for startup funding

Develop your skills, test your ideas and access funding and support through competitions for entrepreneurs and startups.

Entrepreneurship societies

A group of UCL students networking

Meet other like-minded students, build your network and share the experiences and ideas that can help you prepare for long-term success.

Understand your intellectual property (IP) rights

UCL phd student working in a lab

Understand your rights and how they apply to IP you create while at UCL, including research and artistic works.