Cohort One Application and Selection Process

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The application and selection process for Cohort One, Technology led Accelerator Programme, opened 5th April 2018 for submission of a written application. Following the close date, 30th April 2018, applicants were shortlisted and invited to attend a pre-pitch training day including in-depth interviews to prepare for the final pitch presentations in front of a panel of judges. During the final pitch presentation applicants were competitively scored against a set criteria, this formed the penultimate stage in the selection process.

The accelerator programmed kicked off in June with four day entrepreneurial boot camp and an official launch event the following week on 25th June 2018.

A full overview of the selection process along with accompanying key documents are available for download.