Veteran ‘Boot Camps’ Among Defence Innovation Recommendations

Forces Network writes about the Centre’s policy recommendations in ‘The military entrepreneurship manifesto’.

Intensive “boot camps” for forces veterans are among a series of proposals to train former personnel to become entrepreneurs.

It is from a manifesto published by think tank the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) looking at the future of defence innovation.

The CFE suggests an “intensive, multi-day entrepreneurship boot camp targeting service leavers” would give veterans the skills needed to start their own business.

Another of its recommendations is to use military facilities in the UK to allow new products to be developed and tested, in order to boost engagement between creators and the Armed Forces.

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