Success Programme

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About the programme:
The SUCCESS programme was a first-of-its-kind opportunity designed to help social scientists with innovative and marketable research ideas to get the training, support and funding to transform ideas into a business or social enterprise. The programme was open to applications from social sciences researchers across ASPECT partners.

Successful applicants benefitted from:

  • A half-day’s Business Canvas support session to build their idea (February 2020)
  • A 3-day training bootcamp in entrepreneurial skills led by industry experts from the iCURe programme (24th-26th March 2020 in Sheffield)
  • Ongoing support across the summer to develop business ideas and pitching skills
  • The chance to pitch in front of investors for up to £50,000 in prize money

How to Apply

The Success programme was open to applications from social sciences researchers from Aspect partner institutions (Cardiff University, Glasgow University, The London School of Economics and Political Science, Manchester University, Oxford University, Sheffield University and Sussex University).

For further information from an Aspect representative, details can be found on our members page.

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