Innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship

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Student research and innovation

Innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship

Queen’s University is a UK leader for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and for creating spin-outs from our research activity.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships


The Graduate School has funding available throughout the year to assist current postgraduate students in organising academic events and cultural interventions, which work to bring together the wider communities within both Postgraduate Taught and Research student bodies at Queen's University.

Find out more about Postgraduate-Led Initiatives

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We believe every postgraduate benefits from training in creativity, problem-solving, and development of an entrepreneurial mindset that distinguishes global leaders in innovation and enterprise

Whether you are interested in finding out how these skills can enhance your Master’s, PhD, or future career, or whether you have a genuine business idea that would like to develop, we can help you realise your potential.

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We can arm you with all the skills and experience you need to land your dream job or start u‌p your own business.

We have helped hundreds of students just like you. Whether ‌you are an undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time, or mature student we can help you get streets ahead of the competition - fast.

Find out more about Enterprise SU

Physics PhD student and former Endsleigh student of the year award winner, Clare Scullion

1st in the UK for Research Commercialisation

Queen's is the UK's top research-intensive University for revenue from research commercialisation.

Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey (HEBCI-S) 2014/15

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