A pre-accelerator programme for researchers designed to help explore the commercial application and potential of UK research.
Key dates for the Midlands Programmes:
ICURe Explore: applications open 07/02/24, close 11/03/24
ICURe Engage: applications open 11/03/24, close 19/04/24
Within the ICURe programme, there is a range of funding and commercialisation training with industry experts. The University of Warwick is the delivery partner for two key programmes; ICURe Engage and ICURe Explore.
4-week, part-time programme tailored for research students and technicians. This programme aims to identify potential beneficiaries of research, introduce participants to tools for commercialisation, and foster consideration of entrepreneurship as a pathway for achieving societal impact and a viable career choice.
12 weeks full-time programme with up to £35,000 funding available to help research teams get out of the lab and explore the commercial potential of their research or technology. Applicants will receive expert training on a 5 day in-person and virtual bootcamp followed by 12 weeks of market discovery and support to test key market assumptions.