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10 Days to Apply for Catalyst

The countdown has started. There are just ten days left to apply for the next Catalyst business accelerator programme. Apply before the deadline of 16th July 2023. 

Catalyst is Southampton Science Park’s proven business support programme designed specifically for the founders of early-stage innovation-led companies. 

Participants benefit from:

  • a fully-funded, structured programme over six months
  • high-level one-to-one mentoring with world-class coaches
  • detailed workshops with subject experts
  • peer sessions and networking 
  • team space in Southampton Science Park Innovation Centre. 

Catalyst is offered to successful applicants at no cost and no equity stake is required either. All we ask for is enthusiastic participation and the ability to commit to a minimum of two days each week to fully benefit from this community-led programme. 

Key dates

  • Sunday 16th July – online applications close. 
  • Monday 24th July – presentations to judges.
  • August - Successful companies invited to participate.
  • Monday 11th September – programme commences.


Did you know? 

Catalyst has helped fast-track growth for 83 companies, helped them secure over £50m in funding and created more than 230 jobs. 80% of Catalyst businesses continue to trade and grow after three years, compared to the national average of just 40%.

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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