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Would you like to test the commercial potential of your data-driven or science-based idea?

Applications for the next Venture Builder Incubator will open in 2024. Please register here if you are interested in finding out about any Information Sessions and how to apply.

About the Venture Builder Incubator 

The Venture Builder Incubator provides post-graduate students and researchers (e.g. PhDs and PostDocs) with the entrepreneurial skills and opportunities necessary to explore and validate the commercial potential of their ideas. Part of the Bayes Centre Entrepreneurship pipeline, the online programme includes: 

  • Funding
  • A curated set of interactive workshops and networking events built around your academic commitments 
  • 1-2-1 support 
  • Links to mentors and investors 
  • Links to the Bayes Centre and University of Edinburgh’s wider entrepreneurial ecosystems. Be at the heart of a vibrant community! 
  • Opportunities to win cash prizes at the end-of-programme Showcase


Meet the current cohort - VBI Cohort 3.0 | The University of Edinburgh and watch VBI 2.0 pitch at Demo Day


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