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Do you see the future differently? Have you had a brainwave that you believe could be a genuine ‘game changer’ for society? Perhaps you know someone with innovative business ideas and heaps of ambition and energy - but are struggling to turn these into a successful commercial operation?

Get access to world-class business mentors

If you have an early stage or start-up business  but need help to make it a success, harnessing the power of our proven Catalyst business accelerator programme could help you get there faster. 

On completion, you will have benefited from a fully funded six-month programme of mentoring and workshop learning with world-class business mentors. You’ll be equipped with the tools and connections you need to drive your business forward. You’ll also enjoy a prestigious business home at Southampton Science Park with opportunities to network with its innovation community for the duration of the programme.

Catalyst is fully funded for successful applicants. No stake is taken by any party involved in this programme, so you retain all equity in your business. 

Discover Catalyst



Accelerated progress for 92 companies.


Secured over £52m early-stage funding for participant companies.


Helped create 240 new jobs for our region.

Join our Catalyst business accelerator programme

Book a meeting space

We have 11 meeting rooms all of which can be configured in a number of different ways to cater for your meeting or event. Please use the two links below to book a meeting room either as a tenant or a visitor to the University of Southampton Science Park

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