Scaling the Edge is now open for applications

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Queen’s University Belfast

30th Sep 2021

This 10 week programme offers the opportunity for businesses to embrace innovation by allowing internal teams to develop and test ideas over the course of a 10 week programme.

Fully funded by Innovate UK, the programme offers:

  • Expert training by seasoned entrepreneurs at an online bootcamp delivered by a renowned team with substantial innovation to commercialisation expertise
    • A fully funded 10-12-week programme with an allocation of up to 4 ‘Seats’ per team
    • £5,000 support package for market testing and validation
    • Corporate Intrapreneurship audit of current and past activity
    • 4 step methodology with ongoing tailored support and guidance for market discovery and digital testing:
      • Value Proposition design
      • Business Model Canvas Design
      • Business Ideas Testing
      • Market Engagement
    • Upskill and incentivise staff and radically change innovation culture
    • Cutting time to market and improved bottom line through commercially validating new/improved product ideas and markets

This programme is open to all innovative business across the UK, however for we particularly encourage applications within the Service Sector for Cohorts 1 & 2, in particular from:

  • Cohort 1: Tourism and Hospitality
  • Cohort 2: Service Skills (Manufacturing)

More details including dates and an expression of interest form can be found at:

*Please note that the first cohort will commence on 12th October so we would encourage you to submit your expression of interest form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.