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Social Enterprise Ignition Funding Opportunity

The University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP)

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 from 12:30 to 15:00 (BST)

Social Enterprise Ignition Funding Opportunity

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Social Ignition Workshop Ended Free  

Event Details

Wednesday 12th October; 12.30-3.00pm

Core Technology Facility

Grafton Street, Manchester


Are you a research student, recent graduate, member of staff or an academic at The University of Manchester?

Is your idea likely to benefit the public or community, or be an entrepreneurial solution to a societal, healthcare or environmental problem?

Do you have the passion to drive your idea forward and set up a project social business?

If you do, however big or small, this workshop will help you generate, develop and test your idea from start to finish.

Using a combination of practical tools and techniques our Social Enterprise Ambassador will guide you through the journey.

In addition, this interactive workshop will assist in helping you to prepare your Social Enterprise Ignition Funding entries.





Registration and Lunch


Introduction and Welcome


Company Case History:

Epic Steps CIC -TBC


UMIP Social Enterprise Ambassador

Nickala Torkington


Identifying the Problem


Developing the Idea


Testing the Idea


Ignition Funding Opportunity-

How to Apply?


Q&A and Networking




If you have any queries regarding the event please contact Ellie Buckley.

T: 0161 606 7265   E:



Do you have questions about Social Enterprise Ignition Funding Opportunity? Contact The University of Manchester Intellectual Property (UMIP)

When & Where

Joule Suite
Core Technology Facility
46 Grafton Street
M13 9NT Manchester
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 from 12:30 to 15:00 (BST)

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