Activities

Whatever stage you are at in your entrepreneurial journey, p2i has activities that postdocs can benefit from if your institution is a p2i partner.

p2i provides development opportunities whether your career goal is to launch a business, to innovate in industry, government or the third sector, or to innovate in academia.

Find out when these opportunities are available in the calendar at the bottom of this page

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Changing Mindsets

Awareness & Inspiration

p2i's Online Course, Enterprise Fairs, and the Entrepreneurial Postdoc Society at your institution are great places to learn the basics of entrepreneurship and how you can apply innovative thinking to your career in a range of sectors.

Interested in how entrepreneurial thinking could make you more successful in careers in and outside academia?

Keen to build up your entrepreneurship awareness and networking skills?

Industry Placements and Enterprise Fairs enable you to develop your business acumen and understanding of the key issues in entrepreneurship, as well as engage with companies and postdocs who have started ventures.

Intention

Entrepreneurship Events and Business Plan Competitions provide opportunities to hone your skills, build your confidence, and network with people involved in entrepreneurship across Europe.

Want to further develop your entrepreneurial skills, confidence and contacts?

Implementation

If you already have an idea for a business or social venture, p2i's Business Plan Competitions, Mentoring Programme, and Residential Courses can help you develop and test your business model.

Have an advanced business idea and want help developing a business model and plan?

Programme Calendar

Below are the events that are part of the p2i programme and the dates these events are planned. Please note that the actual dates may change - Participation is by application only so look out for application announcements from the p2i Network and partner organisations. 

Enterprise Fairs

Skinnovation

Venture Creation

Weekends

p2i online course start date

p2i online course start date

Impulse

Ignite

Impulse

Enterprise Fairs

Moved to Jan 2021

DRS Pro Transfer

Venture Creation

Weekends

January

December

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

DRS Pro Transfer

Venture Creation

Weekends

IECT Summer

School

IECT Summer

School

IECT Summer

School

p2i online course start date

i2i

Moved to Jan 2021