Last chance to apply for Innovation accelerator programme

The deadline to apply for the BetaDen Cohort 8 programme is Friday 1st March.

Local start-ups, entrepreneurs and established companies looking to innovate are encouraged to apply before the deadline to be in with a chance of accessing the 9 month accelerator programme.

The accelerator, which was named ‘Best in the UK’ by the UK Business Tech awards, is based at Malvern Hills Science Park and offers technology businesses support to develop and commercialise their ideas. This includes access to proof-of-concept grant, marketing funding, specialist commercial mentoring, a dedicated co-working office space, and BetaDen’s extensive technology network, exclusive events and speaking opportunities.

BetaDen has helped a wide range of founders develop game-changing technologies in the county. To date, BetaDen alumni have raised over £7.2 million in investment and funding, supporting over 250 jobs and developing a number of world-first technologies.

To apply for Cohort 8.0, founders developing technology-led businesses should simply complete the application form at Applications close on 1st of March 2024, 8 PM.

BetaDen is supported by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund – central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda, which will provide £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025.