Proof of Concept Programme

Our Proof of Concept (PoCP) programme supports the pre-commercialisation of leading-edge technologies emerging from Scotland's universities, research institutes and NHS Boards. It helps researchers to export their ideas and inventions from the lab to the global marketplace.

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Proof of Concept Programme

Projects can be typically defined as occurring at the stage after advances have been made during curiosity-driven or strategic research.

The programme finances projects with strong commercialisation potential. Naturally, many of these projects contain a high element of risk. In funding the projects, we are committing a significant amount of resource (both in financial and personnel terms) to enable the projects to realise their potential.

The purpose of PoCP is to create new high-growth companies based in Scotland with the potential and capability to achieve significant growth (defined for this purpose as the achievement of at least £5 million turnover within 5 years of trading or the attraction of at least £10 million commercial investment within the same period, and which can continue growth thereafter).

Europe & Scotland

CONTACT DETAILS

Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court
Glasgow
G2 6HQ

0141 248 2700

http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/start-your-business/proof-of-concept-programme.aspx