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ACCELERATE Innovation Team Challenge

This eight-week hands on training programme will see you apply knowledge and skills to develop a proposal to solve a real-life translational research challenge of your choosing in an interdisciplinary team.  At the end of the programme there will be a chance to bid for up £10,000 or non-financial support to take your team’s proposal forward.

Deadline to apply is Tuesday 19th September 2023.


Lead with an Intrapreneurial Mindset Workshop

Monday 16th October, 1pm-4pm, in person on UCL Bloomsbury Campus. Learn how to take the initiative, use processes that an entrepreneur might use to be an effective research leader and develop productive and inclusive conversations with stakeholders.


Innovation in Research Workshop

Monday 30th October, 10am-11:30am, online. Plan and design a work environment for innovation to flourish within your research group, and understand what creativity and innovation is in the context of research.


Exploring Enterprise Creation Workshop

Tuesday 7th November, 10am-4:30pm, in person on UCL Bloomsbury Campus. Learn to understand market influences, develop and communicate a business proposition and recognise enterprise challenges.


Translating your Research for a Non-Academic World (1.5 day course)

Wednesday 11th November, and Friday 17th November. Explore your own enterprising skills and how they relate to translating academic research for a non-academic audience. Learn how to develop ideas that create value and make a difference to others, and pitch yourself and your research effectively to others.