Programme to support mid-career researchers with venture engagement for professional development


6th June 2023

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This is a report about the Zinc Mid-Career Researcher Innovation Safari 2022. It explains how mid-career researchers have fewer opportunities than ECRs to explore developmental routes outside academia, which leads to limitations of opportunities for professional and personal development.

The Innovation Safari programme was set up to target this group in order to explore working with start-ups. It intends to test ways to unlock the potential value of venture engagement. Read about how the programme was set-up, including recruitment, matching and the training, as well as its feedback and final reflections.

The report is available only to Aspect members and can be found on the Aspect members Platform here

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