Our Programmes

Our customer-discovery programmes support University-based researchers to get 'out of the lab' and test if there is a market for their idea, product or service.

Our programmes


Up to 6-month full-time online pre-accelerator programme that provides up to £30,000 for researchers to validate their commercially-promising ideas in the marketplace. ICURe teams have unique access to a wide range of follow on interventions from support for Licensing to Investor readiness & Innovate UK grant funding.

Lean Launch Programme

Game-changing part-time 10-week online customer discovery programme that allows you to rapidly test whether there is a market for your idea, product or service from the comfort of your workplace/home. 

License Planning Support 

Dedicated support programme for ICURe participants to secure licensing revenue. During the programme, teams develop a license pack to target potential licensees.  

Investor Readiness Programme 

3-week programme to prepare ICURe participants to pitch to investors. Teams learn how to develop strong pitch decks and 1-page summaries of their innovations.