The London Innovation Fellowships for Engineers is now open for applications. The submission deadline is 4 pm on 8 January 2018.

Funded by the European Regional Development Fund

The Enterprise Fellowships scheme forms part of the Academy’s commitment to stimulate excellence and encourage creativity and innovation in engineering by identifying and supporting the founders and leaders of tomorrow’s high-tech companies. It provides money-can’t-buy bespoke support and one-to-one mentoring from its Fellowship, which is composed of some of the country’s most successful engineers from across academia and industry.

We have five different types of Enterprise Fellowship available, given below. They all follow broadly the same goals and criteria, please see the guidance notes for further details

  1. University Enterprise Fellowships, for university-based academics wishing to spin-out a company from a UK university - Opens in 2018
  2. London Innovation Fellowships for Engineers, for academics based in London universities, wishing to spin-out a company - Now open
  3. Global Talent Enterprise Fellowships, for international academics wishing to start a company in the UK - Opens in 2018
  4. Graduate Enterprise Fellowships, for recent graduates wishing to create a company in the UK - Opens in 2018
  5. Northeast England Graduate Enterprise Fellowships, for recent graduates wishing to create a company in the Northeast of England - Opens in November 2017

Sign up here to register your interest and to be notified when the scheme reopens.

Could your innovation change the world? Enterprise Fellowship flyer (252.90 KB)

The core aims of the Enterprise Fellowships are:

  1. To bring engineering innovations to market for a wider public benefit
  2. To improve the skills of the awardee, through training and application
  3. To develop role models of entrepreneurship
  4. To develop a wider alumni network to further the aims of the Hub

The Fellowships provide:

  • Up to £60,000 funding
  • Mentoring from the Academy’s Fellowship
  • Training in essential business skills
  • Public relations support
  • Access to the Academy’s networks
  • Membership of the Enterprise Hub, including free access to the Hub's touchdown workspace and meeting facilities at the Taylor Centre

For further details, please email the Enterprise team.