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HEKATE Workshops in Manchester and Hamburg – the concept works!

The second set of HEKATE workshops has been successfully conducted. The workshops took place 24-25 March 2015 in Manchester and 8-10 April 2015 in Hamburg. 40 PhD candidates, post docs, young professionals in industry and also some recent founders of startups used the opportunity to participate in one of the two workshops. Two of them […]

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Entrepreneurship workshop – preliminary programme available

You are interested in the HEKATE workshop “Turning ideas into business opportunities”? You want to know more about the content? Have a look into our preliminary programme!

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Find money for your education

European funding guide offers an overview over grants, funding and scholarships. The guide has been funded with support from the European Commission (Lifelong Learning Programme) The site covers over 12,320 scholarships, grants, prizes, awards and other types of financial assistance. This service aims to help pupils, students (undergrad and postgrad) and PhD students in the […]

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Leadership in Action 2015

Every organisation needs great leadership. Dynamic and purposeful leaders can literally change the world. In academia the very best leaders are self-aware, skilful communicators with excellent people skills. Vitae’s highly acclaimed ‘Leadership in Action’ is a six month programme incorporating an intensive three-day residential course led by a director and team of tutor/ facilitators in […]

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Turning ideas into business opportunities

Hamburg,  08 April 2015 (afternoon) – 10 April 2015 (whole day) ‘Turning ideas into business opportunities’ More Information

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Enterprising Scientists: Generating Value and Opportunities

Manchester 24th and 25th March 2015 Enterprising Scientists:  Generating Value and Opportunities Enterprise Workshop for Science and Engineering Early Career Researchers More Information

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Review on HEKATE entrepreneurship workshop in Hamburg

Last week we had the pleasure to host 22 PhD candidates, early-stage researchers and young profeesionals in the HEKATE workshop “Turning ideas into business opportunities at TuTech’s premises in Hamburg. Speakers from industry and academia in Belgium, UK, The Netherlands and     Germany offered their knowledge and experience what is needed to turn ideas into business. […]

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Insights into Enterprising Scientists

On Wednesday, 29 October 2014, the first HEKATE workshop, Enterprising Scientists: Generating value and Opportunities, was finished successfully. 21 early career researchers and PhD students in their final year from Manchester, Hamburg and Geneva enjoyed two days of learning how to valorise heir research. Enterprising scientists like Paul Townsend, co-founder of Karus Therapeutics and Full Professor […]

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Report on Moderated Online Discussion published

A moderated online discourse has been carried out between 28 May 2014 and 12 June 2014 at University of Manchester. It aimed at capturing the views of students and researchers on the theme of “enterprising scientists”. While TuTech ran a similar online discourse at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) on the topic of entrepreneurship training at […]

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Teaching STEM students entrepreneurial thinking

How can STEM students and post-grads get a better understanding of entrepreneurship and what it takes to turn an idea into a business? The HEKATE project will recruit industrial innovators and entrepreneurs to teach students about the realities of turning science and technology ideas into businesses. Find out more here

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