The CRUK Activate Challenge is now open for applications
Converge has an extensive track record of helping researchers turn their ideas into commercial reality. We have designed a programme tailored for CRUK funded researchers in Scotland that includes coaching, entrepreneurial training and financial support for the most exciting ideas: the CRUK Activate Challenge
Apply now to explore, in a safe space, the commercial potential of your research and understand the many ways in which you can be involved in the commercialisation process.
With us, you will gain a more entrepreneurial mindset and the basic tools to begin the journey of commercial translation. Even if you decide that commercialisation isn’t for you, you will get a better understanding of the commercial drivers of healthcare innovation, enabling you to have more effective interactions with industry in the future. An entrepreneurial mindset helps you spot opportunities, identify problems, and come up with innovative solutions that make you a better researcher.