Ideas 2 Innovation

Do you have an idea for a new business?
Do you want funding & support to turn your business idea into an innovative product or service?
If so apply below

In partnership with...

University of South WalesAlacrity UKRhondda Cynon TafUK Government USW - stiwdio

The Offer

The Ideas to Innovation programme is a unique support package to develop and commercialise your business idea utilising a new approach that combines seed funding with direct support including training, business support, access to premises and mentoring.

It will focus on investing in new ideas, entrepreneurship skills to turn those ideas into innovations, creating a new business accelerator in Rhondda Cynon Taff and in supporting enterprising young people into starting a business.

Supported through the UK Community Renewal Fund, Ideas to Innovation is a fully funded programme that will provide wraparound support to all participants that includes:


Full access to a dedicated incubation space for entrepreneurs in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff


Funding of up to £15,000 to develop your business idea into a new product or service as well as an opportunity to pitch to investors at the end of the programme


High quality training in idea development and commercialisation from the team Alacrity Foundation


Bespoke mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and sector specific experts


Access to world-class tools to create a digital marketing strategy for your business


Access to a range of additional enterprise support frompublic and private partners and the University of South Wales


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