Propel@YH

Propel@YH 2020 Partners

A platform to connect the UK’s entrepreneurial community

Eagle Labs are a growing national network of incubator spaces that provide business incubation, mentoring and co-working and office space for ambitious high-growth businesses as well as digital skills development and rapid prototyping through onsite digital fabrication equipment and Industry 4.0 expertise at many of our sites.

By cultivating a community of likeminded entrepreneurs through a providing a collaborative work environment, access to their peers and opportunities to maximise growth through digital connections, curated events and funding opportunities, Eagle Labs are able to help start-ups to grow at pace.

Eagle Labs also specialises in positively disrupting key industries by bringing together key corporate players, industry bodies, leading universities and start-ups to enable rapid innovation and investment by asking them to collaborate and currently have dedicated LawTech, HealthTech and AgriTech industry-aligned programmes. With 25 Eagle Labs across the country and more in the pipeline, our focus is to help to connect, educate and accelerate ambitious UK businesses and entrepreneurs.

Website: https://labs.uk.barclays/healthtech

Twitter: @Eagle_Labs_Hlth

Hill Dickinson is a market-leading provider of legal services to the healthcare and health tech sectors. Our dedicated health tech team combines experts from our full-service technology practice who act for leading companies specialising in technology, together with experts from our health practice who act across the sector for start-ups, private providers and NHS organisations.

Priding ourselves on understanding the key issues and motivators facing those operating in healthcare markets, Hill Dickinson delivers strategic advice and best-in-class support spanning the full legal spectrum.

The firm is the exclusive law firm partner to the YH AHSN’s 2020 ‘Propel’ programme for health technology start-up companies.

Hill Dickinson will provide two workshops for the Propel companies during 2020 on key legal issues including intellectual property, company law, employment law, partnership and collaborative working, non-disclosure agreements, and cross-border transactions.

Website: https://www.hilldickinson.com/sectors/life-sciences/healthtech

Twitter: @HD_Health

Leeds City Council is the local authority of the City of Leeds in West Yorkshire, England. It is a metropolitan district council, one of five in West Yorkshire and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Leeds.

Bringing together the brightest minds from business, technology and academia; Nexus connects global innovative businesses to the world-class research expertise, talent and facilities at the University of Leeds.

Our team of dedicated relationship managers work with businesses to understand their short and long term ambitions and put in place a strategic plan that delivers tailored support at key stages; from supercharging R&D to boost innovation and productivity, to accessing and developing talent through university internships and placements, leadership training or continuing professional development. As well as the breadth of expertise at the University, Nexus also provides businesses with access to specialist service providers, investors, mentors, business advisors and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs.

Businesses can engage with Nexus in a variety of ways; from becoming a member of the Nexus community, to co-working or locating their business at the heart of the University campus in a state-of-the-art workspace.

As our community partner, Nexus will provide their community membership package to cohort members. This includes the use of the co-working space and business lounge onsite, access to member events and support from the engagement team through ‘drop-in’ sessions to broker connections across the University of Leeds.

As part of the programme, Nexus will also provide a session on research and innovation in which cohort members will hear from world-leading experts in health and data to inspire business growth.

Website: https://www.nexusleeds.co.uk/

Twitter: @nexusunileeds

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