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Key dates

YES21 is broken into four parts, with a combination of compulsory and voluntary sessions, as described below:

Stepping up
Weekly promotional events Book a place Weekly
Call open   28 June
Second call closes Access the application 24 September
Careers fair Book a place 13-17 September


Stepping out
Creativity, business models & protection†   28 September
Finance, funding and resources   14 October
Regulatory   26 October
Idea submission   02 November
Engagement, influence and impact   09 November


Stepping in††
Fintech   17-19 November
Biomedical Hosted by GSK & SBC 24-26 November
Plant, microbial and environment Hosted by Syngenta 01-03 December
Energy, engineering and environment   08-10 December


Walk the walk
Final   21 January 2022
Showcase Hosted at Royal Society March 2022



††Compulsory to attend one of the themed workshops

All sessions will be delivered virtually through Teams except for the face to face showcase event to be hosted at the Royal Society (Covid permitting).

Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

  • Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Nottingham University Business School
  • Jubilee Campus
  • Nottingham, NG8 1BB