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.
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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:
to help you every step of the way
to develop new business propositions
designed to address knowledge gaps
to encourage peer networking & support
to facilitate global interactions
facilitating market access and collaboration opportunities
to accelerate investor-ready status
to complement the skills of founding teams
at the heart of the Glasgow City Innovation District
providing you with a platform to raise your profile
Our inspiring people
"Starting out, I lacked the language to explain my vision in business terms, and the team at Strathclyde helped me embrace new ways of thinking to translate technical concepts into the language of enterprise, and thus transforming me from an engineer to a managing director."
"Strathclyde encouraged me to embrace my ideas and helped get my business off the ground. I was provided with free office space, access to a network of people and support in getting investor ready; transforming myself and my business in order to succeed in raising finance."
"Embrace the opportunities that Strathclyde has to offer, surround yourself with good people and always go with your gut instinct. No one knows your business better than you – trust yourself and you can transform the way you do business."