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Pitch@Palace 9.0 – Applications NOW OPEN!

The Pitch@Palace 9.0 applications are now open and we would like to encourage you to apply.

The programme offers mentoring and advice to those developing business ideas around data, intelligence and the future of security.


Whether you simply have an idea on paper or your business is at the point of scaling up Pitch@Palace 9.0 seeks to discover entrepreneurs and companies that have identified opportunities in the following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • IoT
  • Cyber-security
  • Blockchain
  • Defence
  • Cloud
  • 3D Printing

Manchester Enterprise Centre, UMIP and Business Engagement at The University of Manchester are delighted to announce that HRH, The Duke of York, is bringing a key boot camp event in his Pitch@Palace initiative to our campus in 2018.

Manchester has a long and important connection to the history of computing that cannot be overstated. This legacy continues in our city today through our teaching, research, spinout companies and local SMEs and corporates engaged in such future facing industries.

We wish to demonstrate the thriving technology, science and entrepreneurial communities we have in the Greater Manchester ecosystem. Applications are now open for interested entrepreneurs and we would like to encourage you to apply before the deadline of 15th February 2018.


Key dates for information:

31st January, 2018 Pitch@Palace On Tour London MOD (hosted by Rise)
2nd February, 2018 Pitch@Palace On Tour Cheltenham NCSC (hosted by Wayra GCHQ)
7th February, 2018 Pitch@Palace On Tour Huddersfield University of Huddersfield
13th March, 2018 Pitch@Palace Bootcamp The University of Manchester

For further information about the Pitch@Palace process visit http://www.pitchatpalace.com