Imperial offers a number of services that enable small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) including startups and scale-ups from outside the College to access academic expertise, entrepreneurship support and co-location opportunities.

Entrepreneurship support

  • MedTechSuperConnector,
    An accelerator programme for early-stage medical technology innovators and ventures from seven partner higher education institutions.
  • Undaunted 
    A centre for climate change innovation that supports startups through its programmes The Greenhouse and Climate Launchpad.
  • SynbiCITE
    The UK's national centre for the commercialisation of synthetic biology, which offers support and training for startups working in the area.
  • Healthcare Technologies Capability Connector
    A programme that offers subsidised consultancy and business skills training for small to medium-size medical technology and biotechnology businesses.

Lab and office space

  • White City Incubator
    Wet labs and office space for early-stage science businesses at the heart of the White City Innovation District.
  • ThinkSpace
    Opportunities to co-locate with Imperial staff, student and entrepreneurial community.
  • Scale Space
    A community for scale-ups in White City.

Expertise and facilities

  • Imperial Consultants
    An organisation within Imperial Enterprise that helps external clients engage Imperial researchers as independent consultants.