Discovering the academic entrepreneurial talent of tomorrow.

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  • Have you got an amazing idea? 

  • Are you a student, recent graduate or academic? 

  • Are you ready to make that breakthrough? 

Our fully-funded Academic Accelerator can take you there.

What it is 01

In partnership with leading academic institution - University of Dundee - this programme acts as a launch pad for those who have ideas with real potential but need support with making the business case.

The intensive, fully-funded 8-week accelerator is open to current students and recent graduates (within the last two-years), staff and academics together with academic and university spin outs. 

Successful candidates will work closely with mentors and industry experts to test, research, develop and refine their ideas, taking them from concept to viable business plans.

what you need 01

  • A great idea for a product, service or business – whatever stage its at
  • Bags of enthusiasm and drive – you love a challenge
  • Commitment – you'll get the most from the programme by being present and engaged

what well give you 01

  • A supportive, collaborative environment – you'll work closely with your cohort and Programme Manager
  • Access to expert advice and mentorship – via workshops, one-to-ones and dedicated guidance
  • The confidence to achieve your goals – transform your thinking and be ready to take on anything!

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Info Sessions:

Centre for Entrepreneurship, 75 Old Hawkhill, Unit A, Dundee DD1 5EN

  • Friday 24th May at 11:00 - 12:00pm


  • Monday 27th May at 10:30 - 11:30 am

Programme Starts:

  • Monday 24th June


Next Steps 01

Applications for the next Programme are now open.  

If you have question about the Dundee Accelerators, please contact the team by email:

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Academic Accelerator

A launch pad for current students, recent graduates, academic and university spin outs

Delivered digitally and in-person

Fully-funded, 8-week summer programme

Delivered by Cat Ward, Programme Manager

The next programme will run in June 2024

In partnership with the University of Dundee

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