Strathclyde Inspire

Accelerate your opportunity 

If you have an innovation-led idea and the desire to succeed, we have a package of support available to help accelerate you towards investment and growth, while giving you the tools you need to create a sustainable company.

We can also help you with funding and competitions applications including Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship, Converge and Scottish EDGE

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Technology and Innovation Centre

Strathclyde Inspire: Accelerator

Based in the heart of Scotland’s first Innovation District, GCID, our investor-ready accelerator welcomes participants on a rolling basis, ensuring you can fast-track your opportunity when the time is right. Over the course of 12-18 months, you will have access to a range of support including:

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One to one advice

to help you every step of the way

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to develop new business propositions 

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Bespoke training opportunities

designed to address knowledge gaps

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Regular cohort meetings

to encourage peer networking & support

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Online presence

to facilitate global interactions

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Access to alumni, industry and partner networks

facilitating market access and collaboration opportunities

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Support from a Virtual Board

to accelerate investor-ready status

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Commercial champions

to complement the skills of founding teams

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Co-working space

at the heart of the Glasgow City Innovation District

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Pitching competition

providing you with a platform to raise your profile

Our inspiring people

Support for all stages