In collaboration with BBSRC and Innovate UK, ICURe Lean Launch is a game-changing 10 week online customer discovery programme that allows you to rapidly test whether there is a market for your biosciences idea, product or service from the comfort of your workplace/home.
Deadline for applications is 28th January
What does it include?
- Funding of up to £2,500 for market discovery activities and £1,200 for business advisor support
- Access to our team of experts and our network of entrepreneurs, investors, and funders
- Access to further support to apply for various follow-on funding pathways from UKRI,including application to the 4-month ICURe programme.
- Access to experts in bringing research to market
- Game changing online delivery
- 2-day online intensive bootcamp where you will learn how to talk about your biosciencestechnology to customers, develop a hypothetical business model and identify your customers’ pain points. You will also create a detailed plan for your customer discovery journey
- 10 weeks of market validation for your biosciences research using online platforms, video conferencing, marketing tools and face-to-face where safe and possible. This will involve targeting direct engagements with over 40 businesses. You will receive weekly coaching clinics from experts in taking biosciences research to the market
- 1-day online pitch training workshop to teach you how to pitch your research to potential customers and investors
- Options Roundabout event – Journey culmination and opportunity to pitch to an experienced panel of funders, stakeholders and investors