Alderley Park




Our on-site incubation and acceleration team specialises in the start up and scale up of biotech and life science businesses by providing the programmes, networks and support they need for success.



The onsite incubation team facilitates the growth and scaling up of companies across the Park. From specific support programmes to one-to-one coaching, the incubation services team offer sought after sector expertise to succeed.


Training and Business Support

The incubation service provides an extensive network of entrepreneurs, key industry figures and senior executives who can provide expert training and business support. Their valuable assistance and coaching includes:

  • Raising investment

  • Developing an accelerated path to market

  • The latest tools for entrepreneurial excellence


Boot Camp

Do you have a life science business or a relevant idea you want to start up? If so, Boot Camp is the perfect place to begin. Free to attend, it is a two and a half day programme which will introduce you to many of the tools, methodologies and approaches that will help you get your company off the ground.

For more information on the BioHub Boot Camp contact 


DEVELOP programme

DEVELOP is a 12 week long programme which includes a combination of group workshops and 1-to-1 coaching to help companies discover the correct profitable, scalable and repeatable business model for them.

Based around the Lean Start Up methodology, DEVELOP uses a set of highly effective tools and processes specifically tailored to the healthcare and life sciences industry. By doing this it enables startups to create a company with substantially less money and in a shorter time than using more traditional methods.


North of England Life Science Accelerator Programme

The North of England Life Science Accelerator (NELSA) is an integrated programme of support to help early stage life science projects determine the route to, and potential for, commercialisation. The programme includes tailored business support, access to experts, facilities and funding advice. NELSA brings together the following expertise: BioCity, Manchester Science Partnerships, N8 Partnership, Northern Health Science Alliance, Alderley Park Ventures and Catapult Ventures.

For more information and to get involved email


Expert Network

Bringing together scientific and business expertise, the Expert Network provides companies with access to specialists specific to their business needs. These experts provide insight, mentoring and a ‘critical friend’ to young companies as they move through the business development pipeline. The Expert Network now has over 90 members, with many having worked at the highest level in global pharma organisations.