Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Visa Program looking for innovative start ups

Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Visa Program looking for innovative start ups

The University of Liverpool is seeking applications from entrepreneurial graduates from outside the EU, looking to set up a business in the UK. The scheme provides an opportunity for individuals with a UK-recognised bachelor’s, master’s degree or PhD to secure a visa through to the University of Liverpool to pursue a business idea in the UK.

This year the Careers & Employability Service and the Management School have teamed up with the Virtual Engineering Centre who will provide an innovate new programme to provide support for technology companies under the Liverpool City Region Industry 4.0 initiative www.lcr4.uk/. LCR 4.0 is a partly ERDF funded project. 

The Virtual Engineering Centre will provide free support to innovative new companies operating in a broad range of fields from AR/VR, big data and IoT to additive manufacturing, autonomous systems and simulation. This support can include help with developing new products and demonstrators to support with business plans, market research, securing investment and intellectual property protection.

The deadline for applications is the 4th September. For an application pack, please contact Lucy Cartwright: Lucy.Cartwright@liverpool.ac.uk

For more information on the support available through LCR 4.0 please contact Andrew Borland: awb@liverpool.ac.uk

In order to be eligible, applicants must meet the UK Governments eligibility criteria which can be found at: http://ow.ly/qzos30etnHR and must incorporate a limited company trading and registered within the Liverpool City Region if there application is successful. 



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