What are the benefits of joining the programme?

About (Startup)

For startups from the digital innovation community the programme will provide you with:

  • Prototype funding – Up to £20,000 to develop a challenge-focused proof of concept prototype and supporting material
  • Peer to peer learning – Part of a cohort of up to 20 teams of talented innovators from across the technology sector
  • Business expertise – Support network of industrial and technology experts to help develop impactful proof of concepts and build new technology prototypes
  • Pitch and industry workshops – Focused workshops to help develop your concept and pitch
  • Mentorship from Industrial Sponsors – The opportunity to work directly with and receive advice and gain support from our industrial sponsors and Digital Catapult expertise
  • Technical monitoring – Engineering expertise to increase confidence in the prototype build with relevance to the manufacturing sector – this monitoring also includes inputs from Digital Catapult technologists
  • Industry prototype presentation event – Opportunity to participate, pitch and host private demos and meetings with industrial sponsors at the event in June 2021
  • Minimum viable product (MVP) funding – The successful cohort members will be eligible for further funding with up to £100,000 to progress the prototype into a minimum viable product