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Improving productivity for businesses: apply for funding

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has up to £2 million to invest in trials of innovative ways to improve productivity for micro, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

The funding is part of the government’s Business Basics Programme, announced as part of the modern Industrial Strategy.

The aim of the programme is to identify and test ideas that encourage SMEs to adopt existing technology and management practices that would improve their productivity.

LifeArc-AUTM technology transfer career training fellowships

Is this you?

  • An academic scientist at the graduate or post-doctoral level in life sciences
  • with little (less than a year) or no direct work experience in technology transfer
  • who has a passion for innovation and would like to train to become a technology transfer professional

If so, please consider applying for one of our training fellowship to get a fast track training route into the world of technology transfer - where you’ll be helping to ensure the great science can make a real difference to patients

Creative Technologies in Northern Ireland

Almost 175 years ago, the Colleges of Ulster University were founded upon the need for education and training in art, design and in the service to society. Today, the University is in the top UK quartile for research, one of the most entrepreneurial universities in the UK and a leader across the island of Ireland for academic excellence in the creative arts and support for the creative industries.