Researcher to Innovator (R2I)

Researcher to Innovator (R2I)

The Researcher to Innovator (R2I) bootcamp offers an introduction to commercialisation and aims to strengthen the entrepreneurial mindset of Early Career Researchers, develop their innovative thinking, as well as enhance their understanding of the commercialisation process.

The R2I bootcamp comprises of a series of interactive and informative, personal and professional development sessions, and introduces planning tools for those with ideas that may have the potential to be taken forward.

The outcome of the bootcamp could be:

  • A completed researcher canvas outlining a plan to further their research.
  • A completed lean canvas outlining market discovery activities and the key conversations needed to quickly validate any initial assumptions. 

R2I Boot-camp topics include:

  • The importance of your 'three brains
  • Effectuation
  • The entrepreneurial mind-set
  • IP and you
  • Communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Self-efficacy
  • Your resource profile

For more information, please email entrepreneurship@manchester.ac.uk.