• The benefits of blogging for business by Adam Foster from Calm Digital

    16th March 2017 | Posted in Uncategorised

    Blogging. You’ve probably heard that word a lot. You know you should do it – but you don’t quite know how to do it... or what the benefits of it is. You’ve just heard it’s pretty important. Well blogging is essential if you want to gain more traffic and improve your SEO ...

  • New start-up package launched for Teesside graduate entrepreneurs

    10th February 2017 | Posted in Uncategorised

    A new start-up package, worth thousands of pounds, is being offered by Teesside University to help graduate entrepreneurs grow their business. The Launchpad FUEL programme offers graduates of the University who are in the early stages of developing a business idea up to £10...

  • Q&A with new Launchpad member Emily Dallara – Copywriter/Marketer/Entrepreneur

    7th February 2017 | Posted in Uncategorised

    Q: Tell us a bit about your career to date. After doing my A levels I decided against going straight to Uni and went and trained in Nutrition and Health at Champneys in London. At the time, I didn’t think it was for me and totally abandoned the idea of working in that in...

  • Shaping the Future of Healthcare and Student Development

    27th January 2017 | Posted in Uncategorised

    Students, business mentors and health professionals have worked together at Teesside University to look at ways to improve the patient experience. The Health Hack was organised in partnership with UniHack, a team of hackathon and student development experts, along with South T...

  • What is Social Enterprise?

    20th December 2016 | Posted in Graduate Enterprise

    So, what is Social Enterprise anyway? Ever wondered what a social enterprise is? Well… if you have ever eaten a Divine chocolate bar or eaten at a Jamie Oliver Fifteen restaurant you have experienced a community interest company (CIC) or a social enterprise. There are an e...

  • 5 great reasons to join Teesside Launchpad

    20th October 2016 | Posted in Graduate Enterprise

    Starting at university brings opportunity. In fact, at Teesside University, you are showered with a host of amazing opportunities, and we hope Freshers’ Fair has helped you spot the ones that are right for you. Just in case you have forgotten quite what Teesside Launchpad is, ...

  • Emerging Teesside entrepreneur to showcase fashion startup in London

    14th September 2016 | Posted in Graduate Enterprise

    Enterprising Teesside graduate Cotilda Makhumula, owner of bespoke African fashion startup Cotilda.com, will showcase her entrepreneurial talents at African London Fashion Week 2016 (September 9 - 12). Studying fashion at Teesside University, Cotilda graduated with a Master...

  • Launchpad @mima

    28th June 2016 | Posted in Off Campus

    Launchpad has landed @mima We love working with our colleagues at mima, so when they asked us to take part in the Teesside World Exposition of Art and Technology we jumped at the chance. We wanted to bring the world of 3D scan and 3D print to life for visitors, so we have tra...

  • Launchpad Social Enterprise Bootcamp

    28th June 2016 | Posted in Uncategorised

    Social Enterprise Start-Up Weekend Budding social entrepreneurs worked the weekend in The Launchpad  to develop innovative business models that deliver social impact. Our amazing partner North East Social Enterprise Partnership ran a superb workshop and ideation session, culm...

  • This Week in the Launchpad

    29th February 2016 | Posted in Uncategorised

    News... Teesside get's its very own Hackspace! We gave a warm Launchpad welcome to Chris Corbett and his team from Teesside Hackspace. Teesside Hackspace are a non-profit group trying to build a workshop in Middlesbrough where members can come to share tools and knowledge, m...

  • This week in the Launchpad

    12th November 2015 | Posted in Uncategorised

    This Week's Highlights Wednesday 11th November 6th Form Visit from Framwellgate School Durham Students from Framwellgate School Durham visited Teesside Launchpad and spent time with @robopixelgames in their studio.  They played a pre-release version of Gun-annihilation and ...

  • This week in the Launchpad

    10th September 2015 | Posted in Uncategorised

    This Week's Highlights Tuesday 8th September - Co-Working Rocks! Tuesday was a great day here in the Launchpad, our friends from Colleagues On Tap brought their monthly Co-Working event into our Learning Space, which quickly spilled over next door into the Ideas Room, bringi...

  • This week in the Launchpad

    14th August 2015 | Posted in Uncategorised

    This Week's Highlights Launchpad spaces are ready... All three rooms are now furnished and ready for action! We have a unique collection of spaces for Teesside's entrepreneurs to call home. An open space for collaboration and innovation. Our very own StartUp space. Over t...

  • 3D Scanning Booth Comes to Life!

    1st June 2015 | Posted in Uncategorised

    As the first project to find a home in our maker space this really is something special. A Raspberry Pi powered 3D scanning booth with x100 Pis powering x100 Pi cameras. Step in to the space age structure and your body is scanned, imaged and replicated on screen in a 3D model ...

  • This Week in the Launchpad

    19th May 2015 | Posted in This Week

    This Week's Highlights Launchpad spaces are taking shape... All three rooms are now painted, have beautiful new flooring and are ready to receive furniture and kit. Pictures, fabric samples and suggestions boards on the way.... Raspberry Pi reception screen project So ...

  • This week in the Launchpad

    26th April 2015 | Posted in On Campus

    This Week’s Highlights Work has started! So we have started to transform our old school into a vibrant space for campus start-ups and entrepreneurs. Our first three rooms are underway. Maker Space, Ideation Space and Learning Space. Our campus make over team are bus...