Researchers and innovators who have promising technology-based business ideas can apply for funding through the Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowships programme. The funding is designed to allow Researchers and innovators to concentrate solely on developing the commercial potential of their proposal, whilst receiving one year’s salary; up to £10,000 support funding; expert training in entrepreneurship and mentoring.
Enterprise Fellowships are available to support business ideas across a wide range of commercial sectors including:
- Aerospace, defense and marine
- Chemical sciences
- Food and drink
- Financial services
- Life sciences
- Enabling technologies
- Convergent areas.
The Fellowships are hosted by a university or research institute for the period of the award.
The closing date for applications is 5pm on the 31st October 2018.