Discovery Park

Discovery Spark

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Calling all early-stage companies in the life sciences and technology sectors! Join our next cohort of Discovery Spark, running from mid October to late November 2024. This unique, free-to-enter programme offers six weeks of invaluable support and learning, helping you lay the foundations and develop the skills needed to build a successful business and secure investment. Leave your details now to be the first to know when the application window opens!

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Free programme to support early-stage life science and tech companies

Learn from industry professionals and make vital connections

Running bi-weekly between 22nd October - 28th November 2024

Chance to win free lab space & a package of support worth over £50k

For Innovators

Discovery Spark is a fun and immersive programme, giving you the chance to refine your business model, excel in investment pitches, and learn from a a wide range of industry leaders and professionals.

Throughout the duration of the programme, you will take part in a series of thematic workshops, connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, share experiences and make invaluable connections that will elevate your business to greater success. The programme culminates in using your newly acquired skills to deliver a presentation which impresses a panel of prize partners and investors, for the chance to secure free lab space and a generous package of support.

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What a journey it’s been with the Discovery Spark accelerator over the last few weeks for imphatec Ltd. A huge thank you to Renos Savva for putting together such an inspiring and educational programme and getting such great and enlightening speakers to treat us to brilliant discussions and seminars. The breadth and multidisciplinary teachings on offer is a testament to the programme’s aims to give the start-ups and founders involved a solid base from which to push on forward!

James Catt , Co Founder

A heartfelt appreciation for Renos Savva and all of the team at Discovery Park. I am absolutely blown away, this course has been a transformative experience for me and so many others. The course is meticulously designed, with each lesson building on the last, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of key entrepreneurial concepts. The interactive nature of the course kept me engaged and motivated throughout. The community of fellow entrepreneurs I met through this course has been phenomenal. The collaborative environment, has encouraged us to share ideas, seek feedback, and support each other’s journeys. Thank you again Renos for creating such an enriching and empowering course. Your dedication to helping aspiring entrepreneurs like me succeed is truly inspiring. I am excited to apply everything I’ve learned and continue growing my business with the confidence and knowledge gained from your course. If you’re considering taking any course here, do it!

Katy Longhurst , Founder & CEO

It was an amazing opportunity to have been selected to participate in the Discovery Spark Femtech and Women’s Health edition programme. As a new start-up we felt it would be really helpful joining a programme like this and it certainly did not disappoint. It has been such an experience; we’ve learnt so much from this process from both the lectures by amazing speakers and the other amazing start-ups in the cohort. What we really loved about the programme is that it introduces you to different concepts around business and things we can really embed as we’re starting on our journey to ensure we’re going in the right direction. If you get the opportunity to take part in Discovery Spark we really recommend jumping at it!

Rebecca Hyman , Co Founder & CEO

The Discovery Park team and Dr Renos Savva have been pivotal in providing maximal and significant benefits to our entrepreneurial journey.

Their extensive and tailored business support, encompassing connections with clinical teams and experts in Kent, various financing options, and guidance on resilience in the face of adversity, has been both helpful and instrumental. This comprehensive support has played a crucial role in our growth and development.

Andrew Guo , Founder & Director

It felt as though the sessions were designed for us personally as we have changed immeasurably throughout. We have pivoted and changed direction throughout as well. We have come together through the program as a company and as people. I just want to say thank you for believing in us. You have made us believe in ourselves as well!

Stephen Hilton , Founder & CEO

The support we’ve received from the Discovery Park team has been truly uplifting and friendly. It provided us with valuable insights into how we’ve progressed since our last pitch.

Renos has been exceptionally understanding and supportive throughout the program, and we appreciate the team’s hard work in guiding us.

Heraldas Gaspariunas , Chief Operations Officer

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