13 May 2022

SME leaders can apply for free support package

The Shott Scale Up Accelerator is a free, six-month programme run by the UK Royal Academy of Engineering offering a support package to help high-growth engineering and technology SME leaders scale their businesses and take them to the next level.

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What's included in the programme:

  • £10,000 grant to fund leadership training courses of your choice
  • An experienced business mentor
  • One-to-one personal development and leadership coaching
  • Workshops, roundtables and speaker events
  • Free access to the Taylor Centre, the Academy's central London office and meeting space
  • Travel and accommodation expenses covered
  • And a lifetime of support as an Enterprise Hub Member

The scheme is looking for:

  • Leaders of growing UK-based engineering or tech SMEs.
  • You must have raised at least £1mln through equity investment, turnover from the previous year, or a combination of both.
 For full eligibility criteria, you can read the Guidance Notes. Find out more here
The deadline to apply is 16.00 on 30 May 2022, with a programme start date in September 2022.