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Start Up Business Training Programme

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Open to staff, students and recent graduates of Scottish universities, our programme is designed to help new businesses through intensive business training, networking, 1-2-1 support, generous equity-free cash prizes and expert advice from our professional and industry partners. We welcome applications from projects and businesses in all sectors and at all stages of development.

Total prize pot of £290k, top prize of £50k equity-free cash plus intensive business training and professional in-kind support.

What we are looking for


Staff, students and recent graduates (within 24 months of graduation) of Scottish universities are eligible to apply. See for more information and terms and conditions of application.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details


Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Applications close at 12 noon on closing date.

If you’re interested in applying, check out our information and application sessions which take place before the closing date. You can also request a one-to one session with our Enterprise team for advice on how to complete your submission.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 March 2021

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Closing date:  30 March 2021

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