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Over the course of YES20, there will be:

  • An online briefing session to inform you about what you have to do before and during the workshop
  • A problem solving session to discover, determine and define solutions to this year’s YES societal challenges
  • A range of online industry expert mentoring sessions to help you prepare for the workshop
  • Residential workshops – each team chooses one to attend (see timetable below for details)
  • 100+ experts from academia and industry
  • Guidance on how to build a transferable skills framework
  • An opportunity to win £15k at the event final hosted at the
    Royal Society, London

Key dates

Following stakeholder discussions on accessing the industrial sites in the autumn, a decision has been made to pivot to our alternative dates. 

ActivityAction / VenueDate
Application deadline   Closed
Briefing session Online Recording
Develop programme Online Weekly
Biomedical workshop Hosted by GSK and SBC, Stevenage 24-26 February 2021
Energy, engineering and environment workshop GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry, Nottingham 03-05 March 2021
Plant, microbial and environment workshop Hosted by Syngenta, Jealott's Hill 10-12 March 2021
Final Royal Society, London TBC

Young Entrepreneurs Scheme

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