FutureScope is the home of deep tech acceleration support from Digital Catapult

Connecting innovation potential with UK industry

FutureScope supports the growth of the UK’s leading tech innovators and businesses. We enable innovators working with advanced digital technologies to become investment-ready.

Through market-leading expertise, we provide you with the technical and commercial skills you need to develop and scale, while connecting you with relevant industry partners, investors and potential customers.

When you join FutureScope, you’ll have access to Digital Catapult’s state-of-the-art resources at locations across the UK, as well as always-on support from our impressive network of innovators, technologists, investors, industry leaders and academics. You don’t have to be a startup or a scaleup to take part, as we work with businesses of all sizes.

Joining FutureScope is your opportunity to drive real and impactful change: for your product or solution, for your business, and for UK industry.

FutureScope gives you the technological and commercial advantage

Everything about FutureScope is designed to help participants and their innovations succeed. Here’s what you can expect when you join a FutureScope programme.

Diagnostic sessions

Diagnostic sessions

1-2-1 sessions with experts and mentors to determine your current technological, commercial and strategic needs.

Investment guidance

Investment guidance

Business and investment support, based on the findings of your diagnostic sessions, including sessions with experienced investors.

Access to deep tech expertise

Draw on our specialist knowledge and experience in applying and combining advanced digital technologies to deliver transformational solutions for UK industry.

Access to state-of-the-art facilities

Quantum computing, 5G testbeds, immersive labs, future networks labs, virtual production test stages, 3D capture, an open radio network testing environment and more.

No fees or equity required

Applying to and participating in FutureScope is free, and Digital Catapult does not ask for equity in return for support.

Potential for follow-on funding opportunities

Successful completion of a FutureScope programme can open the door to more funding opportunities as you continue to scale.

Cross-technology and industry collaboration

Digital Catapult connects innovation with industry to solve real-world challenges using advanced digital technologies:

  • Immersive, including virtual, augmented and cross-reality
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Future networks, including 5G and IoT technologies
  • Distributed systems, such as distributed ledger technologies

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FutureScope is delivered by Digital Catapult, the UK authority on advanced digital technology.