Research Innovation Enterprise

ARC Scotland Showcasing SHAPE Commercialisation Launch Event, 31 August

Are you a researcher in social science, humanities, or the arts? Join ARC Scotland’s launch event at the Advanced Research Centre, hosted at the University of Glasgow on 31 August 2022, and learn how to create impact at scale from your research!

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Don’t miss this inspiring event, offering insights on entrepreneurial pathways for researchers, with real world case studies exploring the highs and lows of academic entrepreneurship. Supported by ASPECT, the ARC Accelerator and The British Academy, learn, network and share experiences with like-minded individuals across Scotland.

DEVELOP your innovative research ideas into a business or social enterprise.

EXPLORE ways to build out your ideas during our value proposition canvas session.

WIN £1,000 to support your project.

MEET pioneering entrepreneurs from ARC Accelerator; the world’s first dedicated accelerator for SHAPE academic researchers.


12 noon – Start
12.30pm – Value Proposition Canvas, Sessions & Team Presentations
3pm – Coffee Break
3.15pm – Talks by SHAPE Entrepreneurs
4.45pm – 6pm – Wine Reception

If you would like to be entered into the competition to win £1,000, kindly supported by the British Academy, to support early stage commercialisation of your research, please email Morven Fraser-Walther, copying in your school’s Business Development & Relationship Manager.

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Further Information and resources

Please watch this video that explains more about the journey of social science research to commercialisation, with the support of University Innovation teams, showcasing the toolkit in practice, and who may benefit from attending this insightful event.

For more information, please contact Morven Fraser-Walther –