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Whether your business is a half-formed idea or a fully-fledged venture, we offer plenty of funding opportunities to support you.
Our funding is available to students (including Oxford Brookes' partner colleges), recent graduates and staff, and includes finance from both the university and external competitions and agencies. We also provide 1:1 support from a business mentor, to give you the expertise and encouragement you need. With this mentorship, we’ll help you to pitch your idea and guide you through critical areas of business, giving your venture the best chance of success.
Spark Award is a 10-week introduction to business start-up programme. The programme equips you with all the skills you need to kickstart your business, and at the end of the programme you will get the opportunity to pitch for £500 seed funding!
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FUEL Award powered by Santander Universities is a 9-week business growth programme for those who are looking to scale up their current business. Through our weekly sessions and innovative online platform, you will walk away with the skills to pitch for £2000 to grow your business.
We are excited to announce the launch of our new women's programme, BLOOM facilitated by Certified Business & Executive Coach, Jessica Rogers.
An 8 week accelerator during the summer holidays, giving you the opportunity to get your idea off the ground.
A 9-week training programme for ambitious diverse founders wanting to change the face of entrepreneurship.
The enterprise support team are always looking for external funding opportunities for our community. Each time we find a new competition that our students can enter we add it to this page. Keep up to date with how you can benefit from external competitions.
Building Researchers Innovation and Developing Goals with Enterprise (BRIDGE) through our enterprise-driven 2-week roadmap for aspiring entrepreneurs.