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Lean Launch Programme

The Lean Student Launch Programme

Enterprise SU, in partnership with QUB and QUBIS, will be running a Lean Launch Programme especially for students and graduates at QUB.

The bespoke programme will offer 12 lucky students expert training, mentoring and coaching (value £5,500) from the team at Helix Hub.  As well as this you will be assigned a business adviser with experience in your area of business.

Programme will include:

  • A 2-day Bootcamp training session  
  • 8 weeks of market validation under the guidance of expert coaches and mentors and a £2,500 budget to carry out market discovery activities)
  • Pitch training and opportunity to pitch to an experienced panel of funders, stakeholders and investors
  • Funding for market discovery activities and business advisor support
  • Access to experts, entrepreneurs, investors, funders and prototyping support.
  • Online delivery means that the programme can work around your schedule


This programme can open up doors to investment, networks, IP expertise and further opportunities and has been transformative in terms of helping start-ups prosper in recent years.

The dates will be as follows:

LLP Element


1.5 hrs Welcome Call

13th June

Bootcamp (2 days 9:30 until 3:30)

15th & 16th June

1 hr Coaching calls

30th June, 7th July, 21st July, 4th August

Pitch Training day

11th August

Practice Pitches

23rd August

‘Options Roundabout’ pitch day

 30th August


The majority of this programme will be run virtually which means that even if you are planning to be away over the summer, you can still take part – win win!


Please note, this programme is currently closed.