The Regional Talent Engines programme

3rd December 2021, 3:27 pm

The Regional Talent Engines programme is a new offer that will provide a tailored programme of support to aspiring engineering and technology entrepreneurs in different regions of the UK.

This year the Enterprise Hub will deliver a Regional Talent Engine in four regions:

Northern Ireland

North West England

North East England

Yorkshire & Humber

Deadline for applications for NE, NW and NI: Monday 20 December 2021, 10am
Deadline for applications for Yorkshire & Humber: Tuesday 4 January 2022, 10am
Programme starts across all regions: mid-January 2022

What we offer
The programme will run in two phases. Those accepted onto phase one will receive training and 1-2-1 support. They will then pitch their plan and next steps to a judging panel for selection to phase two. Those accepted onto phase two will receive:

  • Equity free funding of £20,000 towards living and
    business support costs
  • Expert mentoring
  • Training, roundtables, and events
  • 1-2-1 coaching
  • Access to our co-working and meeting space, the Taylor Centre, in central London

The programme will be delivered this year in Belfast, Liverpool and Newcastle. Our Yorkshire & Humber programme will be announced soon. Places on the programme are awarded without charge.

We do not charge fees or take equity.

Who is eligible to apply

  • Recent leavers from Further Education colleges (graduated since September 2016) who have a achieved a technical qualification (engineering or related subject) at levels 3-5
  • Mid- or later- career engineers or technologists who have been working in skills jobs and are seeking a career change as an entrepreneur

Apply HERE.

At the Enterprise Hub our mission is to increase the number and quality of high-growth engineering and technology companies that solve some of society’s most pressing challenges. We’re fostering a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation and success among engineers in the UK, and creating more jobs and economic growth.

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