Acceleration support for all stages of business maturity

Digital Catapult FutureScope participants receive expert and timely support at every stage of their business growth, benefiting from our market-leading expertise and facilities.

About FutureScope

The UK has an outstanding ecosystem of driving innovation through advanced digital technologies.

For these innovators to reach their full potential and transform the future of the industry, they need access to a range of specialist expertise and strong networks. FutureScope is designed for this purpose. FutureScope is the home for Digital Catapult’s acceleration programmes and is built onto our best practice framework to develop UK companies in advanced digital technology.

We invite technology innovators at all stages of maturity – from early-stage to growth stage – to access our market-leading expertise and facilities to drive change in the UK’s most critical industries.

FutureScope participants will become part of Digital Catapult’s network of technologists, investors, industry buyers and researchers driving change through advanced digital technologies across the UK and internationally.

FutureScope benefits

FutureScope supports the next generation of B2B advanced digital technology startups from across the UK, providing a range of benefits.

World class mentorship

One-on-one support from leading industry, business and technical experts.

Investment essentials and connections

Understand the investment landscape, the different routes to accessing finance and how to build relationships with the investor community.


Exclusive workshops that drive your business forward. Our workshops are tailored to individual programmes whilst offering shared cohort learnings.

Network access

Get connected to the public sector and large businesses by tapping into the Digital Catapult network.

Access to facilities

Use of leading labs and testbeds facilities and resources to facilitate experimentation and growth.

Demo and pitch

Opportunity to participate, pitch and host demos and meetings with enterprise customers at our demo and pitch events.

FutureScope structure

We recognise a startup journey is not always linear. This is why FutureScope is built on a staged business and product maturity framework. Applications will be open across the year, offering support on different themes and for different stages. Take a look at our programmes and current opportunities to apply:

Combining the power of leading programmes

FutureScope is built on a track record of UK leading acceleration programmes. Discover the legacy and impact of Digital Catapult’s acceleration programmes to date.

Find out how to join

Digital Catapult offers a number of FutureScope programmes and ways to get involved. Read our how to apply page to discover how you can get involved and our current and future opportunities.

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