Programmes to grow your startup

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You’ve developed your idea and you’re in need of support in scaling your startup company.

We’re here to help with entrepreneurial programmes and webinars so you can take your business to the next level.

Access networking opportunities and training in key areas needed for growth and funding.

Lean Life Science Oncology Development Programme

If you have an oncology innovation that could change how we approach or fight cancer, take part in our Oncology Development Programme (ODP2) to accelerate your chances of commercial success.


  • Targeted programme
  • Bespoke training
  • Expert mentoring

Applications open now

Explore the Programme

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Access investment

Access pre-seed and seed investment for your startup through the Cancer Research Horizons Seed Fund.

For further information and support

Alessia Errico

Alessia Errico

Associate Director, Search & Evaluation and Entrepreneurial Programmes Lead

[email protected]

Innovation Summit 2023

Our 2023 Innovation Summit

Find out about our upcoming Innovation Summit, our annual event providing cancer researchers interested in translation and entrepreneurship a chance to learn more about the process from experts in the field.

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We’re celebrating the UK’s most innovative and enterprising efforts in oncology

Find out about our annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards, taking place at The Law Society, London on 20 March 2024.