Enterprise Fellowships

Funding area: Commercialisation Support

RSE Enterprise Fellowships enable promising science and technology researchers to develop into successful entrepreneurs.

Awardees get to focus solely on refining their business ideas, whilst receiving one year’s salary, expert training in entrepreneurship and access to mentorship from business Fellows of the RSE and other successful entrepreneurs in the business community.

Since 1997, over 200 individuals have benefited from this highly competitive and prestigious programme which has been supported by Scottish Enterprise, BBSRC, STFC, NERC and QuantIC.

View the scheme brochure  for more details.

The next deadline for Enterprise Fellowships is 1 November 2017. Please see the Application Forms and Guidance section below to apply.

Fund deadline passed

This fund is currently closed for applications.

Fund duration

Enterprise Fellows are hosted by a university or research institute for the duration of the Fellowship which is twelve months.

Additional Information


If you have any further questions about the Fellowship, please contact the RSE’s Awards Manager, Anne Fraser, 0131 240 5013.

Please click here to access our FAQs document.


The next deadline for Enterprise Fellowships is 1 November 2017.

Application forms for the next round are not currently available, please check back nearer to the deadline.

In the meantime, the following guidance forms could be looked at for reference/checking eligibility:

 

SE Enterprise Fellowships

Terms and conditions

Application guidelines

STFC Enterprise Fellowships

Terms and conditions

Application guidelines

BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships

Terms and conditions

Application guidelines

Quantic Enterprise Fellowships

Terms and conditions

Application guidelines

TTO guidance for all Enterprise Fellowships


Christopher Leburn – Chromacity Lazers

Margaret Anne Craig – Clyde Bioscience Ltd.

John March – BigDNA

Chris Doran – Geomerics