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Elmwood LaunchPod Is go! Get your application in!

Calling all STEAM entrepreneurs and businesses! This is one amazing accelerator you do not want to miss. Elmwood LaunchPod is a business accelerator which aims to harness creative innovation to scale-up consumer health biz, right here in Leeds.

Elmwood, (also known as, the world’s most effective brand design consultancy) are running a 12-week accelerator programme called Elmwood LaunchPod and will be launching in September 2018! They are currently looking for amazing businesses in the area of consumer health to apply.

What on earth are you talking about?

Elmwood LaunchPod is a unique business accelerator, aiming to bring together businesses across STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and maths) disciplines to build a creative community that can support and share knowledge.  Through their programme, Elmwood LaunchPod will provide support to consumer health businesses in scaling-up and perfecting their offering. Ideally, you will already have a product or service running which shows potential.

Sounds good, but what’s in for me?

Businesses on Elmwood LaunchPod accelerator will get access to expert mentoring, a series of workshops to scale -up their business along with opportunities for investment. Elmwood LaunchPod is also offering up free office space to businesses on the programme in their own Leeds studio. This is an amazing opportunity for businesses to learn from a world leader in creative design and get everything they need to grow their business exponentially.

So why is Elmwood starting this is Leeds and focusing on consumer health?

In Leeds, there are more than 250 medtech businesses with 22% of the UK’s digital health jobs being based in our fair city. Consumer health is a huge area of growth with the likes of Fitbit, sleep trackers, and meditation apps, Elmwood can bring a lot of creativity to the table. On top of that, Elmwood has been quietly supporting the city of Leeds as it has become the tech capital of the North, working alongside the likes of Leeds BID. This accelerator is yet another way for Elmwood to show their support for the city.

Want to learn more? Head over and apply at launchpod.elmwood.com. Applications for the programme will now close on Monday 23rd July or as soon as the programme has been filled. Get a move on to make sure your application gets seen by the team!