31 Mar 2020

Enterprise Challenge 19/20 Semester 2 Final

2019/2020 Semester 2 Enterprise Challenge Final took place remotely with 10 teams submitting their proposal, slides and pitches electronically. The teams chose from the two categories to pitch. New Ideas Award where the teams pitch for the £1,500 prize fund. Most Enterprising Team Award pitching for a Insights Discovery Profile. With the final vote down to the external judging panel: Cat Ward Accelerator Manager from Elevator (who are in a partnership with the Centre for Entrepreneurship), Sandy McCurdy owner of Sales Coach Scotland and Bob Andrew an independent dev...

Enterprise Challenge 19/20 Semester 2 Final

29 Jan 2020

Venture Competition - What are you waiting for? APPLY NOW!

‌ Every year during Entrepreneurship Week, individuals and groups of University of Dundee students, staff and recent graduates have the opportunity to win funding that could kick-start a business that changes lives.  It is an opportunity to pitch your idea to our esteemed judges with years and even decades of experience in the business world. You do not have to be the most business savvy or experienced person: all you have to come with is a clear business idea and the desire to take it forward. The University of Dundee Centre for Entrepreneurship can offer support and guidance that can ta...

Venture Competition - What are you waiting for? APPLY NOW!

21 Nov 2019

Enterprise Challenge 19/20 Semester 1 Final

Semester 1 19/20’s Enterprise Challenge Final saw 15 teams battle it out for the New Ideas Award and for the Most Enterprising Team Award. With the final vote down to the external judging panel: Cat Ward from Elevator (who are in a partnership with the Centre for Entrepreneurship), Simon Fraser from Bell Street Ventures at Abertay University, Adam Kosterka from Converge, Wendy Crosby from Murgitroyd and Helen Potter from Potter Innovation. The panel members delivered workshops throughout the 7week programme. The event ran by the staff and students from the Centre consisted of two session where i...

Enterprise Challenge 19/20 Semester 1 Final

5 Jun 2019

Boost your productivity: Organize your tasks by your energy level

My typical workday goes something like this: (1) Get to work, (2) be highly focused until lunchtime, (3) have lunch, (4) stare dead-eyed at my monitor and mainline coffee, (5) revive and accomplish work for an hour or two, (6) head home. A lot of us are like this: focused in the morning before crashing in the afternoon. Others, though, are worthless in the mornings and do their best work at night-time. Figuring out when you’re most productive is key to finishing your to-do list. The nice thing about being in university or being an entrepreneur is that you’re not required to be in a desk from 9a...

Boost your productivity: Organize your tasks by your energy level

28 May 2019

Five Projects from the University of Dundee Move On to Stage 2 of the Converge Challenge!

Around 60 aspiring entrepreneurs from across Scotland’s Universities are now through to the next stage of Converge, Scotland’s leading academic enterprise programme.  Five projects from the University of Dundee have been selected for this stage of the Challenge. Read about them below: 1)      Ten Biotech Michael Conneely and Dr. Robyn Hickerson of the School of Life Sciences have created a patented, human skin culture system that mimics living skin.  This real human skin system will allow pharmaceutical and cosmetics companies to fill the unmet need for system...

Five Projects from the University of Dundee Move On to Stage 2 of the Converge Challenge!