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innovateher programme

Calling all ambitious, savvy, entrepreneurial women at Queen’s. If you want a peek into the world of work or think that starting a business might be for you but you need some inspiration, know how and support - this programme is for you.

Applications are now closed.

Kick Starter Accelerator - Summer School
Are you a student with an innovative idea for a business, enterprise or not-for-profit? Then, the Queen's University Kick Start Accelerator could be for you. The Kick Start Accelerator Programme is a course designed to support all students to grow business ideas and test the viability of turning them into an enterprise.

Applications are now closed.

INVENT challenges inventors, entrepreneurs, scientists and startups with proof-of-concepts and prototypes in science & technology to discover their idea's commercial potential. Compete to win a share of a £33k prize fund, access to a global network and a place on a NI Tech Mission to California.

Applications have now closed.

Get the chance to pitch your business idea at St. James's Palace.

Pitch@Palace offers the chance to get your Tech business idea in front of a global audience of influencers who can catapult it to the next level. Focusing on Human Tech it and will explore the potential impact of technology in our everyday lives.

Mass Challenge UK

This program connects high-impact, early stage startups with mentors, partners and investors.

Plus it provides the most high-impact support during a 4-month accelerator programme in London.

Enterprise Workshops
We run a range of workshops throughout the year to help you develop your enterprise skills whether you are only starting to think about a business idea or you are already up and running. We have something for everyone so check out what's on offer now.


Internship Opportunities - Enterprise SU

Would you like to gain valuable experience and develop your skills and knowledge in marketing, communication and project coordination?

Ever thought about working with us in Student Development?

STEM Awards
Make a difference in the world. The Telegraph UK STEM Awards is a unique opportunity for the UK’s most talented and motivated undergraduates to present their world-changing ideas to industry movers and shakers – and potentially win £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme.

Applications are now closed.

Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition
The Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition offers early stage technology entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop their business idea.

Plus they get to pitch for a place on one of NDRC's investment programmes and win cash prizes of up to €16,000 and other support.

                                     Applications are now closed.

Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards
The Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards is an annual business pitching competition for student and graduate entrepreneurs. There's over £90,000 worth of equity free seed funding available, mentoring & support from business experts and exclusive access to an acceleration week. 

Applications are now closed.

Student Entrepreneur Awards 
The Student Entrepreneur Awards are looking for ideas that blow their minds! Ideas that one day could become a business. With a prize fund of €35,000 and €30,000 worth of specialist advice to be won, this is the competition to help kick-start your business.

Applications have now closed. 

Student Summit - Pitch Competition
Attention all Student Start Ups! Fancy winning €3,000?

The Student Summit are hoting a regional student pitch competition and are looking for the next great start up!

Could it be you?

Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Support
The Santander Universities Global Division is committed to supporting entrepreneurs through various awards and initiatives including internships, competitions and collaborative tools.

Help yourself to their online tools and support!

Farset Labs
Farset Labs is a hackerspace that provides a hub of creativity, technological experimentation and entrepreneurship for local professionals, students and interested hobbyists in the heart of Belfast. We facilitate technology initiatives and encourage hands-on learning by maintaining an open workshop and creative space that is available to all.

Catalyst Inc
Catalyst Inc is a not-for-profit organisation that invests the surplus generated from our agile workspace and facilities, providing the underwriting necessary for the community-led development of our entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem. Key to their model is the co-location of major technology corporations, world-class research and startups.


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Judith Maguire
Enterprise SU Manager

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Students' Union

Kat Maguire
Enterprise & Development Officer

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Students' Union

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