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Enterprise Academy

Helping connect businesses and not-for-profits with our University.

The Enterprise Academy exists to act as bridge between our University, businesses and social enterprises. It helps to increase the reach and impact of our research and innovation regionally, nationally and internationally.

The Academy aims to raise general awareness across the University about business and partnerships. It helps colleagues build confidence in managing relationships with partners. By working with our partners, the Academy offers:

  • new training
  • networking
  • speaker events

Upcoming Enterprise Academy events

Enterprise Academy Mentoring Scheme

The Enterprise Academy have recently launched a new mentoring scheme to help University staff progress their career or their research. We currently have 8 mentors with expertise in all things ranging from industry experience, spinning out, engaging with external partners and company management.

Catch up on previous talks

If you would like to listen to talks given by previous speakers who may be of interest to you, you can find them here. Please note, University Log In is required to access this page.

From Newcastle. For partnerships

We organise seminars and networking events, giving colleagues and industrialists the chance to network and exchange experiences in an informal setting.

The Enterprise Academy provides training for colleagues around:

  • how to engage with commercial enterprises
  • different routes to commercialisation
  • understanding market forces
  • consulting/collaborating with business

Research for discovery and impact

We have four academies across our University. They exist to coordinate, disseminate and catalyse research excellence and impact. 

Who to contact

If you would like to find out more about the Enterprise Academy, contact our Dean of Innovation and Business, Mike Capaldi.

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