Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

This autumn spend three days immersed in developing enterprise skills; thinking creatively to produce innovative solutions to major challenges; discovering how to communicate research with impact, and working in a team.

YES is a must for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers wishing to: 

  • Explore your career options
  • Enhance your CV 
  • Develop transferable skills
  • Cultivate business acumen
  • Network with industry experts 

Challenge yourself and pitch for a share of the £15k prize fund at the Royal Society! Find out more at or join one of our weekly webinars. Second call deadline: Friday 31 July 2020 
YES is organised in partnership with The University of Nottingham’s Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HGI), the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK), Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) and Syngenta.

Written by Malcolm Skingle CBE DSc PhD FBPhS RTTP
Dir Academic Liaison, GSK