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Innovation programmes

Our innovation programmes accelerate business growth; helping companies to refine a product or service proposition, secure grants and investment, build new collaborations or close a new commercial deal.

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Business Startup Bootcamp: MedTech

Increase your chances of business success with our upcoming Business Startup Bootcamp, designed for early stage MedTech companies. Run over two and a half days in July, this Business Startup Bootcamp will introduce you to many of the tools, methodologies and approaches that will enable you to design, test and de-risk your business model hypotheses.

  • 2 ½ day pre-accelerator workshop

  • Support to apply for follow-on 8 week Accelerator programme

  • 1-to-1 coaching

  • Access the expert mentor network

  • Support accessing finance

  • Support accessing markets

  • Access to community events

  • Based on Lean Startup methodology

Interested in the Business Startup Bootcamp?

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Leeds Beckett Accelerate Programme

Gain control of your business, build resilience and push your business to the next stage, the 6 month Leeds Beckett Accelerate programme offers a range of support including pre-recorded masterclasses, live webinars, one to one advice, strategic coaching, funding and access to placement students and graduates. Cohorts run 3-4 times per year.

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Leeds Beckett Help To Grow: Management

The Help to Grow programme is a new initiative delivered by Leeds Business School which will support senior managers of small and medium sized businesses to boost their business performance, resilience, and long-term growth. The curriculum will focus on developing your own management capabilities alongside sessions which cover key business topics such as digital adoption, innovation, efficient operations etc. By the end of the programme, you will develop a business growth plan to help you lead your business to release its potential. Part-hosted in our dedicated tech hub next to Leeds train station, Platform, the 12-week programme is 90% funded by the Government and has been designed to allow participants to complete it alongside full-time work.

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Soft-Landing Support | West Midlands Growth Platform

Are you looking to establish or expand your business into the United Kingdom? We've partnered with West Midlands Growth Company to launch fully funded UK market entry and soft-landing support for innovative Foreign Direct Investor (FDI) companies.

  • Fully funded desk space for nine months at our Innovation Birmingham Campus*

  • An initial diagnostic to scope a package of tailored support

  • Peer-to-peer networking and exciting knowledge transfer opportunities

  • Dedicated account management from on-site support

  • Connections to innovation hubs, business networks and universities across the West Midlands

  • Facilitated connections to prospective buyers, suppliers and R&D partners

  • Access to some of the sector’s leading investors via the Investor Showcase programme

  • Facilitated introductions to specialist professional services partners, offering tailored solutions

Interested in Soft Landing support?