Programme details

Full-time one-year cohort-based pathway with taught courses that cover aspects of quantum engineering, systems and design engineering, business, innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Quantum Enterprise Fellowships are suitable for those who have a technical background and wish to become an entrepreneur or work in industry, or perhaps might already have an idea of a quantum or quantum-inspired technology they wish to commercialise. This programme includes:

  • Six units of world class MBA level training and tutoring at the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship - Cranfield University
  • Three units of Systems Engineering and Design training with University of Bristol
  • Incubator space within the QETLabs, a world leading hub of quantum research at the University of Bristol. Directly networked in to the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme and part of a large global research and innovation community. Work alongside researchers at the front edge of quantum technolgies from across the world
  • A permanently resident Enterprise Teaching Fellow and visiting Entrepreneurs in Residence who provide courses, mentoring and coaching
  • Direct links to SetSquared and EngineShed, the globally number one ranked University business incubator in the heart of the "silicon gorge" in the south west
  • Extensive networking and investment opportunities throughout the year
  • A £28,000 salary while you develop your business, the largest salary available for start-up and incubator courses of this type.
  • A £5000 personal travel budget
  • Funds available for concept demonstrator development

Find out more

Download our ‌QTEC Prospectus (PDF, 1,596kB)

[Innovation and Enterprise] is something Google feels very strongly about and we look forward to building connections with these companies and helping them hone their experiences to commercialize quantum technologies.


All Quantum Enterprise Fellows will be provided with mentoring and coaching from entrepreneurs, business advisors, QTEC academic staff and others. E-mail QTEC-Enquiries to talk further about how we can work together.

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