For students

Incubators and accelerators

If you have a high growth business idea and are looking for learning, investment, co-working space and market opportunities to scale your business then you might want to consider applying to an accelerator programme. Here are a few operating in Edinburgh.

Student Startup Summer Accelerator is a series of enterprise programmes designed to help you to get your business idea from concept to launch in six weeks. You can receive several benefits including  £1,000 to test and develop your business idea. 

Climate Kic Accelerator is an accelerator programme for low carbon entrepreneurs and startups in the UK. Through this programme, you can get up to €30,000 grant funding, business coaching, a range of masterclasses and a workspace in Edinburgh.

Bayes Accelerator – Wayra @ University of Edinburgh The Bayes Centre is the Universityʼs innovation hub for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Working with the Bayes Centre can help you to enhance your ideas by embracing data science and Artificial Intelligence. (Should this be linked to some other page rather than the home page of the Bayes Centre?)

RBS Accelerator Programme consists of three programmes, created by the Royal Bank of Scotland, to help you start with your new business idea, scale it up and deliver long-term success.