Cranfield Venture Programme

The Venture Programme is an intensive, hands-on way of figuring out how your research can have real and demonstrable impact, learning new skills, meeting new people and getting a sense of entrepreneurship as a career option.

Cranfield Venture Day

The annual one day conference that brings together Cranfield’s extended network of Venture founders, investors and supporters. Now in its ninth year.

StartUp Weekends

The purpose of Startup Weekends is to provide concentrated time on getting to learn about ideas from right across the campus, build interim teams and thrash out ideas so that we can help you find viable business opportunities.

Wednesday Business: Enterprise Talks

Throughout this programme you will hear from leading entrepreneurs who will take you through their journey and the challenges they faced whilst growing their business.

Idea to Innovation: Unlocking your potential

This four day entrepreneurial programme enables you to consider the social and economic relevance of your research, and will equip you with the skills and know-how to turn your ideas into new ventures.

Social Venture Challenge

The purpose of the Cranfield Social Venture Challenge Weekend is to provide concentrated time to work on new ideas that make a difference in the world.

Cranfield Business Growth Club

A national network of facilitated groups supporting former Business Growth & Development Programme (BGP) participants, with over 75 members in 10 groups. For more information please contact Sarah Brame.

MBA Competitions

MBA students are given the opportunity to represent Cranfield at the European Business Plan of the Year Competition (EBPYC) and the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC).