The UK-China Tech Accelerator is a tailored programme for UK-based tech start-ups and scale-ups to explore the China opportunity and connect digitally with Chinese clients, partners and investors. The programme will also prepare participants for doing business in China, through a series of market briefings and sector insights
The Studio is currently accepting applications from finalists who want to launch their own businesses when they graduate – and graduates no more than five years out.
The application deadline is midnight on 2 August 2020.
Do you have technology or business needs that DMU students could provide free, remote help with during the pandemic?
- Someone to help you use social media or meetings tools?
- Website development?
- Hands-on help running your business remotely?
- Brand and messaging enhancement?
- Other needs?
DMU is keen to know whether their students could provide urgent remote assistance to local SMEs. Their aim is to support the Leicester and Leicestershire community during the pandemic.
Please help us assess demand by providing a few lines of information about your needs and replying to AMARDEEP PANASER – firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for business requests is April 9th.
Note: DMU are trying to rapidly set up a scheme making use of their students’ tech-ready skills. They seeking to understand business demand first, and will mobilise students quickly, once they hear back from businesses. DMU will try to meet your needs but will be clear if they don’t think they can be fulfilled.
This proposed scheme is for remote support only – by phone, email or online tools.
The funding will be available to innovators who can find digital ways to support people who need help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The ‘Techforce19’ challenge aims to support those who need to stay at home for several weeks and need help. This could include people who need mental health support or who have social care needs.
Funding of up to £25,000 per company is available.
For more information on the programme and how to apply, visit techforce19.uk
Entrepreneur developing an IoT device for the waste and environmental management sector – looking for an electronic engineer who specialises in IoT, hardware programming to help with a small project. This will be paid work, initially 20 hours but may increase.
- Experienced & confident in hardware programing
- Knows development boards (espressif/arduino)
- Understands PCB
- You will require your own laptop
“We are a social music start-up. Our mission is to connect people through music and to develop an app to support this. We intend to launch our music app on the DMU campus at the end of April for beta testing but thereafter, are looking for some specialist app developer support to move this form a proof of concept through to the market. The team is currently composed of two members: a business person and a software engineer. We are seeking experienced mobile app developers to help us complete the project.
Skills required for this job are:
- React Native
Any additional skills in IOS and Android app development would be appreciated.”
This is an Equity and/or commission-based opportunity. Please get in touch with the project lead, Fares Abida: email@example.com
This is an exciting opportunity at University of Leicester for a passionate and entrepreneurial project manager who is keen to bring about flexible co-working space to support the entrepreneurial community, including entrepreneurs, new start-ups, existing businesses, freelancers, remote employees, academics, students and graduates. You will drive and facilitate communications, marketing and support the development of partnership and collaboration between the entrepreneurial community and with the partner organisations.
University of Leicester are looking for someone to lead and deliver start-up and enterprise activities and support pre-incubation for their student and graduates: https://jobs.le.ac.uk/vacancies/1481/business-start-up-project-manager.html