Pioneers is an intensive 2-day programme supporting and developing business owners and leaders in the Coast to Capital region to create positive impact with industry partners. 12 hours of support over 2 days at the state-of-the-art innovation hub, Plus X Brighton. Fully funded programme - no Plus X membership or fee is required.
Pioneers solve problems. They take new ideas, approaches, way of working and technologies and use them to address the fundamental challenges facing people in our communities and the planet we all share.
Pioneers is a programme for innovative entrepreneurs and companies committed to scaling in a way that benefits both people and planet. We will support you to develop meaningful collaborations with industry partners which can lead to a better understanding of your market, validating your ideas, running pilots and meeting potential commercial customers.
We are building a network of industry partners from global blue-chip corporates to local B-corps who share your passion for making a positive impact and are ready to help you achieve your goals. This will be through focused support tailored to your needs, this could include; providing market insights that can improve your offering, trialling your solution and, ultimately, have the potential to turn into paying customers.
Pioneers has been created by Plus X innovation hubs as part of the Brighton Research Innovation Technology Exchange (BRITE) project. Pioneers is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and fully funded for eligible SMEs.
SMEs and large corp partners coming together to make positive change for people and planet