Fully Funded Intrapreneurship Accelerator

Next Cohort 18th June 2024

ACCELERATE INNOVATION

Scaling the Edge is a fully funded programme offering companies the opportunity to learn from seasoned innovation and commercialisation experts, create innovative ideas, adopt lean innovation concepts, how to test and validate the market and develop invincible business models & value propositions.

109

Companies

30+

Mentors & Advisors

25%

Export Growth

11

Cohorts

Up to £7.5K

Market Validation & Testing

400+

Particpants

STRATEGYZER TOOLKIT

Learn about Strategyzer's Lean Methodology, to design effective Value Propositions and Business Models.

ONLINE DELIVERY

All learning will be carried out online via Zoom. Enjoy interactive presentations and discussions.

FOSTER INNOVATION

Explore the opportunity to establish long term adoption of innovation-focused strategic thinking.

UPSKILL EMPLOYEES

Upskills teams in areas such as Ideation, Idea Filtering, Testing & Validation and De-Risking Innovation

DE-RISK FAILURE

Learn about how to de-risk the chances of market failure

REDUCE COSTS

Reduce cost of product development and increase speed to market

TARGET MARKET

Define value propositions and key target markets

UPSKILL EMPLOYEES

Upskills teams in areas such as Ideation, Idea Filtering, Testing & Validation and De-Risking Innovation

I would really recommend the course because it makes you sit down and really think about all those different customer segments. It's made me think of alternative ideas and, allowed me the opportunity to do some more in-depth research. For me, the Scaling the Edge Programme was highly beneficial.

Emma Douglas

Founder, The Food Haven

I found working with the Scaling the Edge team, especially Cormac to be a great experience. Being able to learn and implement models such as the value proposition or business canvas was great. I just want to thank everybody from the programme for the great and valuable lessons and skills learned and I highly would recommend it.

Clare Mullan

Business Co-Ordinator, Smartwork Plus

Scaling the Edge has embedded innovation into JP Concrete’s business operating model in under a year. From being on the programme to where we are today the business is totally different in its direction and ways of working.​

Vighnesh Daas

Director of Innovation and Sustainability, JP Concrete

“I learnt the importance of having a properly thought out and well-planned testing process to help validate ideas and assumptions. It is easy and tempting to not invest the time and resources at this stage to invest more in product development. However, going through this process reiterated the importance of testing and validating before progressing to development. - Chris Shannon, Co-founder and Director at Startium”

Chris Shannon

Co-founder and Director at Startium

The single biggest takeaway from the programme was the market segments we hadn’t considered until we were working with the Strategyzer toolkit. Identifying those new market segments resulted in a different approach to market discovery. This new approach has provided information on potential addons to the core product that the market desires. Without the program we would be blind to those requirements.

Anthony Fanning

Director of Innovation and Sustainability, JP Concrete

Build an invincible company with us

Inject Innovation into your business through: Design thinking, digital testing and data driven decision making.

Upcoming Cohorts

Scaling the Edge<br>June 2024

Scaling the Edge
June 2024

Applications Open: 15/04/2024
Applications Close: 04/06/2024
Bootcamp Start Date: 18/06/2024
Location: Online

Fully funded 8-week programme helping existing SME businesses to accelerate their new product and process innovations.

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Scaling the Edge<br>September 2024

Scaling the Edge
September 2024

Applications Open: 05/06/2024
Applications Close: 27/08/2024
Bootcamp Start Date: 10/09/2024
Location: Online

Fully funded 8-week programme helping existing SME businesses to accelerate their new product and process innovations.

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What you can expect?

Scaling the Edge offers companies, from all sectors, the opportunity to learn from seasoned innovation and commercialisation experts, to adopt lean innovation concepts, to test business ideas and to develop invincible business models & value propositions.

Learn more about the activity and outputs you can expect from the Scaling the Edge Programme.