Entrepreneur Support at TUoS

— Applications open —

Training opportunities and bespoke support available to staff and students at The University of Sheffield who are starting up or spinning out companies.

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What is Entrepreneurship at TUoS?

The University of Sheffield Entrepreneurship service is on a mission to:

  • Embed a University-wide enterprising culture
  • Nurture entrepreneurial individuals
  • Develop innovation-driven startups
  • Build a thriving entrepreneurial community that supports the wider regional ecosystem

With the support of TEAM SY, we are working with fantastic students, graduates and staff, empowering them to develop entrepreneurial skills as well as create and successfully launch innovative businesses.

Who should apply?

✔️ TUoS students with a startup idea, fledgling business; or even just an interest in becoming more entrepreneurial; we can support at any stage

✔️ Academic staff whose research could form the basis of a new Company; we work closely with the University commercialisation team to understand the most appropriate pathways

✔️ Any other TUoS staff with a business idea, whether related or unrelated to their day job

What will you get?

hours of dedicated support
online / virtual workshops
training opportunities
bespoke 1-1 mentoring
meeting & networking space

The programme will provide tailored support to student entrepreneurs and academic researchers transitioning into leadership roles within Companies. The programme will promote and act as a conduit into the wider TEAM SY offer and broader South Yorkshire ecosystem offer.

What will we cover?

The programme offers a bespoke service to each participating Company. An initial needs assessment highlights where input can add the most value. The programme offers an opportunity for University Companies to access external, independent input into all aspects of business planning.

The programme will also support the development of the Entrepreneurship service within the University to enhance the development of talented individuals and build the pipeline of future businesses entering the wider ecosystem.

Delivery & Format

This programme is designed with flexibility in mind to suit a wide range of student and staff startup founders. It will be delivered in a variety of formats including:

  • Online/virtual workshops
  • Face-to-face meetings
  • Hybrid programme
  • Events
  • 1:1 mentoring

Who you’ll be working with

Scott Gladwood

Scott Gladwood

Programme Manager - Entrepreneur Support

Ready to  start up or spin out?

Join this programme and become part of the TEAM SY community. Take your startup to the next level with our support.

Rolling applications. Please apply at any time.