Accelerator Programmes

Coaching, mentoring & training you to the next level.

Eagle Lab Flight lands in Reading

A core part of Innovation Catalyst are the accelerator programmes for businesses with the potential for high growth.

The Eagle Lab Flight is open for applications. It's a comprehensive business and leadership accelerator for early-stage high-growth companies.
If you're looking to scale up, seeking new market opportunities, need investment for growth, building your leadership team, or all of those, this may be just the progarmme for you.
We’re recruiting now for companies to join the Accelerator programme, which will be delivered by VitalSix in partnership with Henley Business School.
To find out more and talk to the team delivering the programme join our short no obligation introduction to the programme on Thursday 6 September 2018 - register here to join this session
Click here to apply now - closing date for applications is Wednesday 19 September 2018
What is Eagle Lab Flight?
It's a business accelerator programme for entrepreneurs to benefit from a rigorous four month training and support programme combining comprehensive business and leadership education with mentoring, support and expert advice from experienced business people who have started, grown and sold their own businesses. Our programmes include:

Who should apply?                 Eagle Flight - Apply Now

High growth businesses with the ambition to scale up rapidly over the next two or three years should apply now to join our 12-week accelerator programme:
We’re looking for ambitious high growth businesses with:
  • the knowledge and drive to build a scalable business
  • an experienced and skilled founder or team
  • a growing addressable market
  • the potential for sustainable growth of at least than 20% pa
  • an innovative market-leading or disruptive technology/product/service
  • revenue (or close to generating revenue)
  • a strong value proposition and competitive advantage
  • a commitment to develop your business and be based full-time at the Eagle Lab in Reading for the duration of the programme.

What is your commitment?

We ask that you commit to being based at the Eagle Lab Reading for the duration of the 12-week programme (starting in October 2018). For the 2018 programme only each successful company will have a fully funded place on the programme. A nominal fee of £395 (plus VAT) will be charged for each additional participant from the same company up to a maximum of two additional participants per company.

The programme begins with a two day Strategic Foundations workshop at Thames Valley Science Park, Shinfield followed by six Masterclasses and one-to-one advice and mentoring. A showcase with invited investors, corporates and professionals will conclude the programme.

To discuss your eligibility for a place on this programme, or for more general enquiries about how we can help you scale your business please give us a call on 0118 304 0661.
2018 Programme dates:
  • 3 & 4 Oct   - Strategic Foundations
  • 17 Oct       - Masterclass 1
  • 31 Oct       - Masterclass 2
  • 8 Nov        - Masterclass 3
  • 15 Nov      - Masterclass 4
  • 22 Nov      - Masterclass 5
  • 30 Nov      - Masterclass 6
  • 13 Dec        - Eagle Flight Showcase