Throughout the year there are a number of events, programmes, funding rounds and other opportunties that can help build your business. Email: enterprise@uusu.org if you would like some help to find the best opportunity for you.


Current Opportunities

Ulster Bank Pre-Accelerator 

Pre-Accelerator is an intensive, eight-week programme for early stage start-ups. The programme is complemented by a variety of events based in the Ulster Bank local hub, which are run by Ulster Bank Business Growth Enablers and other local partners.

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Ulster Bank Accelerator 

Accelerator is a six-month programme for entrepreneurs with high growth businesses who are looking to scale up. Entrepreneurs can progress through the six month programme up to a maximum of three times, making 18 months in total.

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Tech Start NI Proof of Concept Grants 

Have an innovative idea but need some funding to explore it's viability? Then look no further, techstart NI can help you with grants of £10,000 and £25,000 to develop your proof of concept. The funding comes in a form of a "Concept Grant" of up to £10k and a "Concept Plus" Grant, of up to £25k. 

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Sell your products in Unique Art Shop

Unique Art Shop based at Ulster University Belfast campus offers students and graduates the opportuntiy to sell their art and design pieces in the heart of Cathedral Quarter. Unique provides you with an affordable way to test the market and help you make informed decisions on pricing, packaging, display and design.

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Pitch @ The Palace

Imagine you could gain entrance to a gathering of the top executives and investors in the UK. Add to this, the opportunity for you to say which ones you’d like to meet – oh and you can even suggest a few you’d like to be specially invited! This is what makes Pitch@Palace unique and invaluable to those who participate. 

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