Through its Enterprise Hub, the Academy offers a number of grants aimed at identifying and supporting the next generation of high potential entrepreneurs and prizes celebrating success in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Enterprise Hub programmes grant lifetime Hub Membership for successful applicants. The Membership includes:

  • Up to £60,000 equity-free funding for your business
  • Training courses, workshops and invite-only networking events
  • Personal mentoring by Academy Fellows and other business leaders
  • Access to fully equipped offices and meeting rooms in the Taylor Centre

Enterprise Fellowships

OPEN until 19 August 2019: Supporting entrepreneurial graduates and academics with funding, mentoring and business training

SME Leaders programme

Opening Autumn 2019: Supporting promising leaders of engineering SMEs aiming to scale up

Launchpad Competition

OPEN until 2 September 2019: Awards a cash prize and training to an entrepreneurial young engineer