Duration: Nine months
Funding: £75,000 + £25,000 anchoring grant to set up in Aberdeen (all non-dilutive)
Focus: Cleantech/energy transition (see our core technology programmes here)
Stage: Pre revenue/pre prototype/prototype
Teams: Diverse founding teams/single female founders
Applications opening 2021 - more information coming soon.
Launching in 2021, TechX Unlimited is aimed at single female founders and gender diverse teams. This new offering is built on our award winning 16-week Pioneer Accelerator programme. It brings all the impact and funding of the Pioneer Accelerator, but in a virtual and flexible package for 15 game-changing, high growth technology start-ups looking to help accelerate the energy transition to net zero.
Successful graduates join an elite group of tech start-ups from our previous cohorts and will gain access to the TechX Plus scale-up facility and two years of support post-graduation.
- Unique funding - up to £75,000 funding with no equity take or payback required.
- Anchoring grant - up to £25,000 funding to support business set up in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
- Protection - all IP is retained by the start-up.
- Flexible programme - Six month flexible programme delivered virtually with some physical elements
- Co-working facilities - accelerator and scale-up facilities in Aberdeen, United Kingdom if required.
- Specialist facilities - access to labs and specialised manufacturing facilities if required.
- Customer validation - unprecedented access to the market to validate your technology and business.
- Expert mentors - over 100 dedicated mentors reviewed and matched to your business.
- Global partners - over 40 dedicated partners to help rapidly develop your team, technology and business.
- Investor readiness - dedicated skills and training to help you present an investable business.
- Field trials - access to the wider OGTC teams and experts to apply for field trial funding and support.
- Scale-up support - follow on scale-up support through TechX Plus free of charge for 24 months post graduation.
- Investor network - access to a diverse range of investors for you to pitch to.
- Visa endorsement - start-up and innovator visa endorsement for international applicants.
Interested? Let us know: TechX@ogtc.com