Funding, advice and research knowledge for growing businesses

Access to funding and advice is crucial for any growing business, but it can sometimes be hard to navigate what will best suit your needs. At UCL Advances, we can help.

Funding, advice and research knowledge for growing businesses

Our programmes

  • App Lab The latest apps curated for you to enjoy both the silly and studious sides of university life.

  • Bright Ideas Awards 2016 The Bright Ideas Awards help fledgling UCL student companies get the key funding that they need to grow.

  • Capital Accelerator Programme Helping London-based SMEs with high growth potential in the Digital, Science and Technology sector.

  • Digital Business Labs for Business Helping you validate your business, with services to accelerate the journey from idea to market launch.

  • Entrepreneurial Skills Training Entrepreneurial Skills Training is a fully-funded series of skills workshops aimed at SMEs to help take your business from good ...

  • Find a Knowledge Transfer Partner Collaborate with universities through knowledge transfer to bring about strategic change.

  • IDEALondon A groundbreaking innovation incubator from UCL Advances, Cisco and DC Thomson, supporting the growth of Tech City’s most exciting ...

  • INTER-CEP Symposium Series A half-day series dedicated to dismantling entrepreneurship policy fashions, trends and buzzwords.

  • Knowledge Exchange Collaboration Become part of a specialist knowledge exchange collaboration between UCL and SMEs.

  • OpenSME A bridge between SMEs and universities, helping them productively collaborate for commercial and societal benefit. 

  • Student Consultants for Business Short-term consultancy projects delivered for SMEs by some of London’s brightest students.

  • Summer Internship Programme for Businesses 2016 A summer internship programme that gives London-based SMEs access to UCL students and graduates.

  • UCL Angels Connecting London’s best student-led start-ups with investors and seed capital.