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Win £10K to launch your own spin-out!

10 Jan 2018

UMIP are looking for innovations from entrepreneurial academics, staff and post-doctoral researchers from across the University to create new spin-out businesses

Next Big Thing competition

There are three prizes of £10K to win! 

Your innovation could be based on existing research, an idea outside of this agenda or one based on multi/interdisciplinary research. You can enter as an individual or a team, especially if your idea involves different research skills.

Entering is easy. Turn up at one of our UMIP video recording booths on campus and describe your innovation and its potential as a business in a two minute video pitch. Alternatively, just send your video pitch to

Applications close Friday, 26 January 2018.

For further details including dates and Campus locations of our booth and for tips on how to communicate your innovation, please visit: