Start A Business, Get An MSc – The University That Wants To Be An Incubator

I’ve been talking to Falmouth University Vice Chancellor, Professor Anne Carlisle for around half an hour when she casually mentions an objective that is genuinely startling. “The whole university will be an incubator by 2030,” she says.   

Now, there’s nothing unusual about United Kingdom universities playing host to incubators and accelerators but they tend to represent just a small subset of campus activity. An ambition to create an incubator model that will encompass an entire institution – well, that’s something new. 

But Falmouth University – located in Cornwall, one of England’s most economically deprived counties – is on something of a mission to do more than simply turn

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