NESLA – North of England Life Sciences Accelerator

The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator (NESLA) is looking for early stage businesses or those with a business idea in the life sciences and healthcare sector.

NESLA is offering an opportunity to apply for an integrated programme of support through collaboration with the BioHub at Alderley Park, Manchester Science Partnerships, The N8 Research Partnership, the Northern Health Science Alliance, Alderley Park Ventures and Catapult Ventures.
Successful applicants will be invited to join NELSA and benefit from:

  • A place on the BioCity Accelerator programme
  • Seed funding via Catapult Ventures & Alderley Park Ventures
  • 1:1 coaching
  • Mentorship via the UK wide Expert Network
  • Access to clinicians / clinical validation via the NHSA
  • Advice & introductions to investors to secure further funding
  • Free virtual tenancy at BioHub at Alderley Park
  • Access to shared facilities & analytical laboratory at Alderley Park

To find out more about NESLA and to apply, visit:

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