BETA Funding

The BETA programme is able to award funding of £1500 for individual business ideas. 

The current financial agreement allows us to only support Plymouth University students who are UK citizens.

Unfortunately the BETA Programme is not eligible to offer financial support to international students. However, we are happy to help you to find alternative funding for your business.


  • The funding can be used to purchase
  • Materials and products needed for your business
  • Incubation space
  • Training and professional courses
  • Insurance
  • Legal fees
  • Registration of the business

The funding cannot be used for: Payment for your own time and other non business related expenses

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In 2016, eight innovative students were awarded start-up support grants of £1500 each.

We can also advice you on alternative funding opportunities.

BETA Photo Gallery 

BETA Enterprise Panel
BETA students after pitching their business idea

Futures Entrepreneurship Centre connecting students, academics, researchers, start-ups, businesses and entrepreneurs

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