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 Elevator's UK 
 Academic   Accelerator 

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Elevator’s unique Academic Accelerator is discovering the entrepreneurial talent of tomorrow.

In partnership with leading academic institutions - University of Aberdeen, University of Dundee and University of the West of Scotland - this programme acts as a launch pad for those who have ideas with real potential but need support with making the business case.

The intensive, fully funded 8-week accelerator is open to current students and recent graduates (within the last two-years), staff and academics together with academic and university spin outs.

Successful candidates will work closely with mentors and industry experts to test, research, develop and refine their ideas, taking them from concept to viable business plans.

 When and Where? 

Location: Paisley (with some sessions in Lanarkshire)​

  • University of West of Scotland (UWS), Paisley, PA1 2BE

  • University of West of Scotland (UWS), Lanarkshire, G72 0LH

Start Date: Thursday 22nd June 2023

 What's Involved? 
  • A launch pad for current students, recent graduates, academic and university spin outs

  • Delivered digitally

  • Fully funded 8-week summer programme

  • Delivered by Richard Cormack Corrigan, Gregor Smith and Cat Ward

  • In partnership with University of Aberdeen, University of Dundee and University of the West of Scotland

 How to Apply 

If you are interested in applying for the Academic Accelerator programme, then visit Elevator's website below, or email accelerator@elevatoruk.com for further information.

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