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£500k Accelerator for Life Sciences Startups Launches at Alderley Park


Life sciences startups across the North are set for a boost with the launch of a new £500k accelerator which was announced at the fifth annual BioCap Conference, held at Alderley Park on Thursday, 29th September.

The North of England Life Science Accelerator has been set up by a group featuring science park operator Manchester Science Partnerships, bioscience incubation centre BioCity, investment firms Catapult Ventures and Alderley Park Ventures (APV), university collaboration N8 Research Partnership and the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA).

NELSA will be based at Alderley Park and aims to support young life science businesses across the North by providing seed funding for up to 10 early-stage commercialisation projects for a maximum of 12 months.