NEW and long term foodstuff and drink business people are invited to pitch their company tips to gain a cost-free put on weekend workshops introduced by Musselburgh-primarily based Queen Margaret University (QMU).
Programs are now open for the two periods, which are portion of Thrive – a collaborative initiative from QMU, Abertay University and Scotland’s Rural College or university (SRUC) to assistance sustainable development in the food stuff and drink sector.
There are up to 60 spots accessible on the on-line Saturday workshops in November, which will deliver with each other abilities from all three establishments, as properly as external market gurus.
They will support pupils and current graduates gain an comprehension of the competencies and understanding they need to have to start a business in the sector.
Miriam Smith, innovation and enterprise manager at QMU, explained: “Venturing into the planet of entrepreneurship is an remarkable but overwhelming prospect for anybody, specifically when funding and expertise is limited. So many business enterprise tips do not even get off the ground.
“We want to be certain our graduates have the very greatest probability of accomplishment and are equipped to create their enterprise strategy so they can switch it into fact.
“THRIVE will deliver college students with an outstanding insight into the food stuff and consume industry.”
Thrive is aimed at 3rd and fourth-yr college students, as perfectly as current graduates, with applicants requested to pitch their strategies as part of the method.