This programme is currently closed.


Are you an engineering academic based at a research institute outside the UK? Do you have an entrepreneurial research idea that you want to commercialise?

For the first time, our Enterprise Fellowships programme is open for overseas applicants who are willing to relocate and set up a business in the UK.

The Fellowships will begin on 1 March 2018 and end on 28 February 2019. Applicants must be able to relocate to the UK by this date.

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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 in London

For further information, please see our FAQ.

Before submitting an application, please read our guidance notes here:

Global Talent Enterprise Fellowships guidance notes (297.64 KB)