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How to apply

The application process

  1. Download and read our application guidelines (PDF, 266kB) to check if the High-Growth Spinout Programme is right for you.
  2. Contact a member of the High-Growth Spinout Programme team at to be connected with a programme manager who will explore the feasability of your project with you.
  3. Check the call dates scheduled below to understand the timescales involved.
  4. Submit an application (Word doc, 89kB) endorsed by your research institution’s commercialisation office
  5. We assess the commercial potential of your application and inform you of our decision. If this is positive, we will assign a programme manager to your application and proceed with commercial assurance and feasibility studies.

Call dates schedule 2018

8 August 2018

Application review dates

29 August 2018 - Life Sciences

5 September 2018 - Technology