Applications are now open for The Crucible, DMU's entrepreneurship programme

Got an idea for a business but need some help to make it a reality? Applications are now open for The Crucible, DMU’s entrepreneurship programme.

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We’re looking for final year students, postgraduate students finishing their studies or alumni with an idea or product concept to get in touch.

And in return, we’ll help you by providing support including:

  • Potential access to funding to support your business needs.
  • Free shared office space at The Innovation Centre
  • Personalised mentoring, training workshops and intellectual property advice
  • Opportunities to pitch for additional investment based on a royalty agreement
  • Access to university expertise and facilities
  • Group social sessions and peer guidance.

You’ll be part of a group of like-minded entrepreneurs who you’ll be able to share your business journey with and get advice from real-life business owners.

You can find out more about The Crucible Project and how to apply here. Download the Crucible application form here.  

Want to find out more? To discuss the project in more detail, please email

Please note, unfortunately we are unable to accept applications from international students at this time.


Posted on Wednesday 5th June 2019

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