The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator: applications now open

Support is being given to innovative ideas in the health and life sciences sector

3rd September 2018

The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator (NELSA) is looking for early stage businesses and those with a business idea in the life science and healthcare sector.

An integrated programme of support, NELSA is a unique collaboration between the Northern Health Science Alliance, the BioCity Group, BioHub at Alderley Park, Alderley Park, The N8 Research Partnership, Alderley Park Ventures and Catapult Ventures.

Successful applicants will be invited to join NELSA and benefit from:

  • A place on the BioCity Accelerator programme
  • Seed funding via Catapult Ventures & Alderley Park Ventures
  • 1:1 coaching
  • Mentorship via the UK wide Expert Network
  • Access to clinicians / clinical validation via the NHSA
  • Advice & introductions to investors to secure further funding
  • Free virtual tenancy at BioHub at Alderley Park
  • Access to shared facilities & analytical laboratory at Alderley Park

Application deadline: 17th September 2018

To apply or find out more about NELSA, please visit

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