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UWS PAISLEY INCUBATOR PROGRAMME

About Our Programme

The University of the West of Scotland are now recruiting would be and existing entrepreneurs for the first cohort for its new flagship entrepreneurship and enterprise incubator at their Paisley campus. The new incubator will provide a one stop shop for all business support service providers aimed at helping students, staff and graduates to start and grow their businesses and develop their entrepreneurial potential.

 

The incubator, located on the ground floor of A Block, will provide the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, techniques and mindset through a structured incubation programme and access to facilities which includes co-working space, meeting and seminar rooms and social and networking spaces. Through the incubator programme successful applicants will have access to a wide range of workshops and seminars and tailored advice from our multi award winning enterprise educators. 

The University of the West of Scotland's Mission:

 

“Our purpose is to change lives, transform communities and encourage enterprise through outstanding, distinctive and progressive higher education. Our focus is on personalised learning experiences supported by internationally recognised research. UWS graduates will be work-ready and contribute locally and globally”.

 

This new Incubator demonstrates the University’s commitment to addressing the key economic development areas of growing businesses, developing places and raising skill levels to widen opportunity.

 Workshops
and Seminars

Gain access to a wide range of workshops, seminars and tailored advice from our multi award winning enterprise educators.

 Skills & Knowledge

Develop your skills, knowledge, techniques and mindset through a structured incubation programme.

Modern Work Space

Grow Your Business

Grow your business and develop your entrepreneurial potential. 

Available Spaces

We have co-working spaces, meeting and seminar rooms, and social and networking spaces available to work on your businesses or projects.

Who Can Apply?

Applications for a place in the incubator are open to any undergraduate or post graduate student currently undertaking a period of study within any of the five UWS UK campuses in any School, any UWS staff member currently in post or any UWS graduate who is within 18 month of having graduated may apply for a space in the UWS Paisley incubator.

*Please note that if you are an International Student or recent graduate, that you must have a valid visa which covers the period of the incubator programme.

 

To apply or for more information please contact: alan.murray@uws.ac.uk 

Register your interest before Monday 5th of June 2023.

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