Arsenal Innovation Lab

Arsenal Football Club has thrived on a pioneering and innovative spirit since its formation in 1886. The Arsenal Innovation Lab is the latest step in our desire to be at the forefront of the game on and off the pitch. We are looking for smart-thinking businesses to help us identify ground-breaking ideas to take us forwards.
The Arsenal Innovation Lab’s ten-week programme will be run in collaboration with corporate innovation specialist L Marks. Successful candidates will be mentored by senior business leaders from the club, gain access to test and demonstrate products/services in live environments as well as the opportunity to gain potential investment


The Barclays Accelerator Powered by Techstars

A three month intensive startup accelerator. This program, operated by Techstars in partnership with Barclays, is focused on financial technology innovation and disruptive solutions. Ten companies will be selected and mentors will be engaged from the Techstars network and from Barclays. With over 300 years experience running one of the largest financial institutions in the world, the financial product knowledge of Barclays is unquestionable. If you are thinking about disrupting the world of finance, this is the program for you. You’ll experience the proven methodology of Techstars and deep knowledge and experience of Barclays.
Funds up to $120K per team
Taking 6-10%equity

The Think Collective presents ‘Crafting brands for our modern age’

On the 9th November at 6.30pm the Think Collective kick off a month-long programme of events with a fantastic panel event at IDEA London.

The Think Collective will be joined by brand building experts from the worlds of advertising, future trends, customer intelligence and established & growing UK brands. The panel will share their views on the fundamental factors that are critical to building a successful brand today and those that will become increasingly important over the coming years.
The event will combine animated discussion & debate and an open Q&A. The panel includes:
Paul Lindley, Founder & CEO of Ella’s Kitchen
Matthew Charlton, CEO of Brothers & Sisters
Ruth Marshall-Johnson, Director of Business Development at Futurelabs
Mark Walker, Marketing Director of commercial intelligence agency Attest
James Harford-Tryer is a serial entrepreneur and founder of Cudoni

Please follow this link for more information.

SME Leaders Award – Applications close 13 November 2017
The SME Leaders Award programme is now open! We are looking for our next cohort of promising leaders of high growth engineering SMEs based in the UK. We support the development of leadership skills through our Hub Membership which includes:
1. Training courses, executive education (through provision of a grant up to £15k)
2. Masterclasses and workshops delivered by senior business leaders
3. Provision of an experienced personal mentor
4. Access to the Enterprise Hub, our Central London office and meeting space
5. PR opportunities

More information is available via the following link

CES 2018: 9th – 12 January 2018 Las Vegas, NV
Premium Start up space remaining on the UK Pavilion at Eureka Park!
Tradefair, on behalf of TechUK, are organising the UK Pavilion at CES 2018. Situated in the specialist start up hall, Eureka Park, packages include superior stand package, GREAT Britain branding, power, carpeting, stand cleaning, group refreshment area, group internet, PR & Marketing and a dedicated project manager for full show support throughout the process from booking to post event.

Costs are from £1,500*
Department of International Trade grants have been confirmed at £2,000
*Net of DIT grant and subject to eligibility

For 50 years, CES has been the launch pad for new innovation and technology that has changed the world. Held in Las Vegas every year, it is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. If you are a startup and interested in showcasing at Eureka Park, please email