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LYVA Labs Incubator

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Funding for your start-up

The LYVA Labs incubator will provide early-stage businesses in the deep tech sector with a tailored support programme, including the opportunity to secure grant funding and investment.

Who is this for?

  • Liverpool City Region based start-ups and spin-outs
  • Start-ups developing an innovative product, technology, or process that is in scope for the incubator (as defined below)
  • Companies developing a product with a clear route to market that will lead to a commercial opportunity 
  • The programme is designed for projects that have developed an innovative concept or carried out experimental proof of concept (TRL 2-5)
  • The company must be incorporated, have a bank account, and be seeking to raise investment to join the incubator

Deep Tech scope: physical science, material science, data science, artificial intelligence, advanced engineering, advanced manufacturing, and robotics.
Working with you to grow
Investment and support:
  • Initial investment of £10,000 (via an advanced subscription agreement)
  • A series of educational workshops including peer-to-peer learning
  • 1:1 mentoring tailored to their needs
  • Support to identify and apply for grant funding for your innovation
  • Investment readiness training for future equity investment
  • Opportunity of further follow on investment 
  • An option to hot desk at The Spine, Paddington Village or The Campus Technology Hub, Sci-Tech Daresbury
If the investment is approved, you will become part of our portfolio.  You will receive support to track your progress, meet potential co-investors, help with ongoing grant applications, and business development support. We will connect you to mentors, tech development, and research partners.

Our process

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Applications close 6th September 2024