GCHQ Accelerator launches with UP Ventures and The Landing to support start-ups in improving digital citizen safety.

In partnership with GCHQ and The Landing, UP Ventures have been selected to deliver a ground-breaking accelerator – the Safe Citizen Digital Innovation Lab.

Applications to join the GCHQ Accelerator, which will start in early 2020, are being sought from companies who have customer facing technology solutions aimed at improving citizen digital safety across the North West.

Deadline for entries is 22nd November, successful applicants will be announced by 10th January and the programme begins on the 28th January 2020. Find out more and to apply 

Greater Manchester Future of Health Challenge

Running from Sep to Dec 2019, the challenge is designed for health-tech entrepreneurs of all stages who want to create real impact by improving people’s lives through purpose-driven innovation.

A 12-week programme where startups are required to attend one day per week. The programme offers a fantastic opportunity for startups and entrepreneurs to gain unrivalled access to the HealthTech ecosystem in the GM area through our close partnerships with industry, the NHS and engaged investors.

Our partners and affiliates include Novartis, Push Doctor, Google, MediaCityUK, The Landing, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford Digital, Health Innovation Manchester, and Apadmi. Bringing together a host of expert advisers who each have a unique insight into developing and scaling breakthrough healthtech products and services. Please note applications are closed for this programme.