The programme

In partnership with The Carbon Trust, we have launched London’s first circular economy accelerator programme, which will take startups with an MVP through a tailored 6-month programme of growth to commercialise their innovation.

The first cohort will address industry-led challenges within the built environment, delivering scalable solutions to help London’s transition to a low carbon, circular economy.

 

The offering

Recognising that no two businesses are the same, the Accelerator will offer a bespoke journey of growth for the selected startups, which will include:

Bespoke support

Designed to accelerate your business growth with no equity or fees.

Access to finance

Investment readiness support, connections to investors and other sources of funding.

Access to market

Facilitated introductions to potential customers and market validation from industry leaders and supporters of the programme.

Mentoring

Access to expert mentors who will guide your personal and professional growth.

Workspace

Access to free desk space and meeting rooms, and benefit from peer collaboration in LWARB’s new circular office in Shoreditch.

Network

Access to LWARB’s extensive network of built environment, circular economy, public sector, and policy connections.

Join the innovation support network

Businesses
Join our list of industry supporters and help our start-ups to scale their solutions by providing mentoring, technology validation and opportunities for them to test and pilot their innovations.

Investors
Get to know our businesses, they all bring innovative solutions to challenges in the built environment sector and will secure industry validation and testing throughout the programme. Some of our cohort have already successfully raised investment and will be looking towards their next round. Others are fundraising at the moment, and some will be looking to explore the investment options available to them, and deciding the right options for their business over the course of the programme. You can support them by: sharing your expertise, advising them and seeing if they are the right fit for you.

Get in touch
For more information please get in touch:
Jessica Brodrick – Jessica.Brodrick@lwarb.gov.uk

 

Supporters

 

Collaborate and increase circular economy activity in London

 

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