Across Birmingham and the West Midlands, there are over 30 accelerators, incubators and business support programmes designed to help Tech and Digital businesses achieve more.
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This is a structured programme where you’ll receive teaching and guidance on how to effectively develop, test, start and grow any business venture in the quickest, cheapest and most effective way.
SciTech Innovation Hub
The SciTech Innovation Hub provides the expertise required to support your business through the process of new product development, from idea generation to commercialisation.
The Warwick Ventures Software Incubator is aimed at helping budding entrepreneurs that have an existing or former connection with the University of Warwick.
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STEAMhouse supports entrepreneurs, sole traders, companies and citizens to build their businesses, develop products and services and bring amazing new ideas to life.
Technology Developer Accelerator Programme
The Technology Developer Accelerator Programme was created to provide support to UK SMEs helping to accelerate their low carbon technologies to the point of commercialisation.
The BioHub Birmingham Accelerator
The BioHub Birmingham is a fully serviced biomedical incubator and accelerator designed to house life science companies from proof of concept through to expansion.
Ignite is a flexible package of advice and practical help, designed to allow start-up and early-stage companies to tap into the resources of the University of Warwick Science Park and it’s wealth of know-how.
SuperTech Wm is a cross-sector partnership designed to showcase the talent, innovation, and investment potential of the West Midlands’ rapidly emerging professional services technology (ProfTech) cluster.
The CIAMM has been developed to help SMEs discover the full potential of quantum technologies, through providing access to world-class technical expertise, research programmes and collaborative partners.
Digi-Rail is a focussed project providing technical and business/commercial support to SMEs looking to enter or grow their business in the rail industry, focussing on supplying the Digital Railway.
Science 2 Industry
Through the Bridging for Innovators programme, STFC is funding the University of Birmingham to deliver Science to Industry in partnership with the Manufacturing Technology Centre.
innovate2succeed is an innovation management support programme designed to scale up your company. Innovation is one of the driving forces behind all ambitious businesses, helping them expand and succeed.
Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands
The Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands is an alliance of organisations active or interested in science and technology-based innovation across the West Midlands.
Energy Systems Catapult
Energy Systems Catapult was set up to accelerate the transformation of the UK’s energy system and ensure UK businesses and consumers capture the opportunities of clean growth.
Manufacturing Technology Centre
The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) was established with the objective of bridging the gap between academia and industry – often referred to as ‘the valley of death’.
Coventry and Warwickshire Innovation Test Bed
The Coventry and Warwickshire Innovation Test Bed Project offers one-to-one business mentoring, workshops to enhance your knowledge and skills.
West Midlands Academic Health Science Network
The WMAHSN leads and catalyses collaboration between academia, industry, health and care providers, commissioners, and citizens to support continuous improvement of the region’s health and wealth.
National Express Innovation & Science
NXIS is a 10-week accelerator for mature start-ups or scale-ups, designed to develop innovative solutions, products and services that can be implemented across National Express UK.
Technology Supply Chain
The Technology Supply Chain is a no-cost membership which helps manufacturing, engineering, tech and services companies to find grants, fully funded support and new opportunities.
BCU Advantage is a business support service helping you achieve your business goals through collaborations with BCU experts, business specialists and recruitment professionals along with partner organisations and funding bodies.