Cohort III teams will be announced in May.
What is Conception X?
Conception X is a nine-month entrepreneurship programme for PhD students designed to help you launch a deep tech startup based on your research in science or engineering.
It includes business and technology coaching, mentorship, deep tech entrepreneurial training, community events, legal support and so much more.
Who is it for?
It is open to all PhD students from UK universities, working on innovative technology based on their research; is non-residential and designed to fit alongside your research. We don’t take any equity in your startup.
When does it run?
The programme starts in February 2020 and culminates in October 2020 with a showcase to investors and industry experts. Programme alumni can continue to receive support after they have finished the programme for as long as they are students.
What is it worth and how much does it cost?
Programme value is £75K per student. It’s free for accepted students.