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Why SETsquared’s programmes are the path to success for high-tech start-ups

9thSep 2016

When you have the germ of an idea for a business or just want to learn more about innovation, it can be daunting to know where to turn to gain the right skills and secure valuable advice.

As part of SETsquared’s incubation programme for high-tech, high-growth potential start-ups, we provide access to a number of courses designed to up-skill entrepreneurs and open up new opportunities to expertise and funding.

10 Top Tips for Delivering an Online Investment Pitch

2ndSep 2016

As part of our investment programme this year, we’re asking our member companies to pitch online to a panel of investors, in order to win a pitching slot at our annual investment showcase.

Science and the humanities? When it comes to innovation they go together like ramma lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong!

13thJul 2016
By definition, to innovate means to create something new. To charter undiscovered territories. That’s what we do as researchers, but we do it in an academic context. As a final-year doctoral researcher, I was interested to explore how the skills and knowledge I’ve acquired over the course of my PhD could be channeled beyond the academy, in a commercial environment. Am I ready to handle the rigors and uncertainty of a starting a business? What are the key traits of a successful innovator, and do I have them?
 

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