Through the ACE IT programme, start-ups can access consultancy from experts in:
Our support will help strategise the transformation of your immersive tech prototype into a new-to-market or new-to-firm product, process or service.
Start-Ups can also access a range of immersive technology to experiment with new ideas, without losing R&D budgets.
Due to our funding agreements, we have strict eligibility criteria for businesses joining the ACE IT programme. In order to benefit from our expertise, you must be:
If you are unsure whether you meet the above criteria please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to submitting your application.
To prove you meet our eligibility criteria, you'll need to prepare:
To judge your application, we'll ask you a number of questions about your business and products to assess feasibility and potential.
To make the most out of the space you have, it'd be wise to draft summaries about:
You'll also have the chance to upload supporting documentation - so if you have a pitch deck, a business model canvas, UX designs or prototypes, this is your opportunity to show us!
We need to know if ACE IT will be a good fit for you, as well as your business being a good fit for us.
Take some time to consider what support you're looking for - and the more specific you can be, the better we can judge your application.
We'll be asking you about:
Grab a beverage, and we suggest using a computer, rather than a smartphone or tablet, to make your experience as stress-free as possible.
The amount of time it takes for an application to be completed depends on a number of variables. Ensuring you're as prepped as possible for your application will make the process go much faster.
ACE IT Cohort 2 Applications Open from Monday 1 November 2021, and will close on Sunday 12 December 2021.