How to Apply to the Next Cohort

Cohort 6 will be open for applications on 25 November 2021 at 12:01am and close on Monday 10th January at 9am. The cohort will run between 17 February and 30 June (with a two-week break in activities). Please ensure that you keep these dates free if you have applied.

To be eligible for the programme, applicants must:

  • Be either Postdocs or Fellows at Imperial College London OR late-stage PhD students employed by the College for the entire duration of the programme
  • Have permission from their Principal Investigator or Head of Department
  • Be able to attend all sessions outlined in the provisional timetable (some dates of sessions are TBC)

 You can apply by filling in the application form here.

Application Questions:

In the application form, you will be asked about your motivations for joining the programme, including how you and your team will benefit from the programme, what you would like to achieve, your potential market and the IP status of your venture. In addition, you'll need to obtain approval from your Head of Department or line manager to take part in the programme.

This is designed to get a sense of why you want to join the programme and what the benefit would be for yourself, your work and your wider team.

An example application form can be found at this link. Please do not fill out and return this document – it is intended for information only. Applications should be submitted using this link.  

If you have any questions about the programme, check our FAQ page, or if you can’t find the information you need, email