The IMAGINE IF! pre-accelerator competition is back for 2024! If you’re a founder working on a healthcare technology start-up based in Manchester, Oxford, or London – keep reading! Follow in the footsteps as our alumni, who have gone on to raise over $260 M in private funding… APPLY TODAY!
IMAGINE IF! will run from January – April 2024, providing start-ups with 1:1 mentorship and specially curated workshops.
Each start-up is matched with at least 1 expert mentor who will provide1:1 support and advice over the course of the programme.
Start-ups will be introduced to the key business concepts they need to grow their business through a series of workshops provided by our partners.
Start-ups will battle it out for exclusive prizes at our IMAGINE IF! finals.
Instead of generic advice, we’ll connect you with local partners and investors who can provide guidance that is relevant to your venture right now.
Meet like-minded founders throughout the programme and become part of the IMAGINE IF! alumni, connecting with successful CEOs who have gone through the same journey as you.
Become part of the Innovation Forum family, a global network of over 10,000 key players within the healthcare technology innovation scene. Exclusive access to content and events coming soon!
There is no cost (fee or equity) for joining the programme.
Applications for IMAGINE IF! 2023 close on the 11th December 2024. Limited spaces available – apply today!
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As healthcare science start-ups stem from a broad spectrum of scientific and technological fields, they are not always easily categorized.
Note that our Lausanne branch is also running a parallel Cleantech programme.
Applications to join the IMAGINE IF! 2024 program are open and candidates should apply online before the 4th December 2023.
You will need to select your closest Innovation Forum branch during the online application (Manchester, Oxford, or London).
Application forms can be found here.
Core Programme consists of one-to-one mentorship and expert-led interactive workshops. You will be working alongside other elite start-up founder peers, supported by your local Innovation Forum branch.
The programme is designed to help founders build a strong proposition to attract potential partners, early employees and investors.
IMAGINE IF! finals in which start-ups pitch in front of mentors and investors to win exclusive prizes.