Latest #EntEd news from our EEUK members

Written by Lynn O'Byrne

KCL: Women Entrepreneurs Retreat 

King’s Entrepreneurship Institute recently hosted its 5th annual Women Entrepreneurs Retreat and for the first time invited other UK university colleagues and their communities to join us. Over 60+ women founders attended the 3-day jam-packed weekend exploring all aspects of building a venture. Bringing the King’s community together with educators and students from eight other UK universities was truly special. Read more about the top five things that made the 2023 King’s Women Entrepreneurs Retreat the best one yet! Read more.

Manchester: 2023 Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award Winners 

The annual Harari Award, in association with Nobel Laureate Professor Sir Andre Geim, helps to establish commercially viable new ventures, relating to graphene or other 2D materials, from University of Manchester students, post-doctoral researchers and recent graduates. The award is co-funded by the North American Foundation for The University of Manchester, through the support of University alumnus, Dr Eli Harari, and his wife Britt. First prize (£50,000): MouseAble – the first on-skin device for wireless cardiovascular monitoring of free-moving mice. Second prize (£20,000): Eye Venture – smart contact lens systems, delivering unobtrusive detection and monitoring of ocular and systemic diseases. Sustainability Award (£10,000): Aqua Catalysis – treatment of industrial wastewater.

‘The Anglia Ruskin University Start-up Podcast is here!
We are thrilled to announce that this August, the ARU Start-Up Podcast aired its first episode! The ARU Start-Up Podcast series will explore the challenging and thrilling world of enterprise and entrepreneurship. Each episode will bring thought-provoking insights, answers and stories focused on enterprise matters such as investment, resources, business development and much more! Our guests include well-seasoned entrepreneurs, current and graduate students passionate about becoming self-employed and professionals who are making an impact in their industry. If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at’