The SBC Catalyser Programme

Do you have a winning commercialisation strategy?

The 8-week Catalyser programme helps therapeutics/techbio companies refine their commercialization strategy through a journey involving 12 meso-economic vectors as described by the Triple Chasm model. At the end of the 14 sessions (3 in-person and 11 videocalls) each company gains:

  • a refined commercialization strategy
  • a clear execution plan
  • access to experts, potential partners and investors

Each session is focused on one of the 12 Triple Chasm vectors and includes:

  • review of each startup strategy on previous vector 
  • presentation of Triple Chasm framework for the current vector
  • introduction to Triple Chasm tools to help project the theory onto each startup case
  • panel discussion with 3-4 industry experts to help understand real world scenarios and trend

WHY you should apply

The SBC Catalyser programme provides:

  • A comprehensive commercial strategy to go from prototype to commercially viable product
  • A clear execution plan to translate the strategy into action
  • Support to understand and embed digital and data technologies into your workflow
  • A strategically aware leadership team, able to evolve their commercialisation strategies in response to changes in markets and technologies
  • An extended network across the SBC ecosystem; enabling teams to talk to key customers, partners, suppliers and investors
  • An enhanced company profile
  • Improved chances of getting the right funding, investment and lab space

HOW to achieve your goals

The programme includes:

  • Strategy profiling using a range of specialist tools
  • Commercialisation strategy development workshops focused on the 12 vectors of growth including: positioning, funding, market, IP management, manufacturing, distribution, human capital management
  • 14 sessions over 8 weeks, with panel discussions involving Benevolent AI, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Start Codon, CGT Catapult, Eagle Genomics, o2h, Department of Business and Trade, IQVIA, Redx Pharma, Multiply AI, Virtarka and more. 
  • Being part of the SBC campus and its community including GSK, the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGTC) and over 40 other growing therapeutics companies
  • Access to a world class team of mentors and experts, investors and partners
  • Demo Day and Partnering opportunities

WHO you are

  • You are developing therapeutic innovations
  • You have already built a proof of concept and you are planning to create the first commercially viable product
  • You have integrated digital and data technologies (ie ML/AI) in your R&D workflow, or you are planning to integrate them
  • You have an existing presence in the UK, or you are planning to establish a presence in the UK
  • You have an ambitious leadership team of at least 2-3 that can commit to full participation in the programme, including in-person activities at SBC on the first day (23rd May) and the last 2 days (13-14th July).

WHO we are

  • Campus of 40+ therapeutics companies and largest cluster of CGT companies in Europe
  • Companies based at SBC have raised more than £2.9bn since SBC's birth in 2012
  • Our campus also includes GSK, LifeArc, CGTC and Cytiva
  • We provide lab-space, office-space and business development support to our occupiers
  • Our Lab Hotel provides free lab-space for 6 months to 4 selected early-stage companies

Read our Economic Impact Assessment report for more information.

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Be part of SBC Catalyser Programme!

Spaces are limited to 10 companies per cohort. Contact Marco to get more information on our next programme in spring 2024.

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