QTEC hosts many events over the course of the academic year, including our established Start Something events which include our lecture series 'Benchtop to Business' and our brand new 3.5 day training programme 'Launchpad' and 1 day programme 'Catalyst'. Our mission is to inspire those with a background in Science and Engineering to develop the entrepreneurial know-how needed to take their technology to market. 

Find out how you can get involved in our events by following the links, below. 



TREE: Ideas Lab

Ideas Lab brings together students and researchers to form teams who will work together to develop innovative solutions to solve real-business problems. 


Start Something:  Benchtop to Business

The Benchtop to Business lecture series is designed to inspire engineers, scientists and the technologically minded to take their technology out of the lab and into the real world.

Start Something: Launchpad

Launchpad is a 3.5 day programme which will support you in developing the necessary skills to help turn an idea into a viable business. You will work in teams with other like-minded individuals to turn an idea into a viable business.

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