Serious Impact is designed to support ideas that will have a positive impact on people, planet or place.

If you are an entrepreneur with an original idea, a start-up business with a financially sustainable business model but need help to launch the business. Or an SME delivering impact and profit needing to scale up. Our free programme of support could energise your business.

The programme supports the following key sectors; 

  • Social, tech for good
  • Education
  • Agritech
  • Cleantech
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Smart cities

The programme consists of;

  • One day workshop to help discover business purpose and devise business impact ideas
  • 60-day part-time programme to share business¬†ideas and test them with potential customers
  • Three month support to help teams with new ideas to build and launch their business
  • Nine months incubation programme combining mentoring and free workspace
  • The opportunity to design, prototype and test in our state-of-the-art innovations lab

Help support and build the programme by:

  • Referring impact ventures and entrepreneurs
  • Make your business network aware of the programme
  • Signpost the programme via your social programmes