Deadline 9th November 2017
Machines Room is looking for the next cohort of makers to join our new 6 month pre-incubator and professional development program and become part of a vibrant community. As a member of cohort, you will be provided with the support, knowledge, inspiration and connections you need to go from an idea or prototype towards kickstarting a functional business.
We will guide you through the initial stages of starting a company, with workshop sessions on how to shape your business to reflect your values and aspirations so that it is sustainable and delivers triple bottom line returns on investment.
You will have access to a fully equipped in-house Fab Lab for product prototyping, messing workshop space, and have your own desk.
Our existing community includes exciting and diverse organisations such as Kniterate, Animaro, Batch.Works, Disrupt Disability, Kobble, DoItKits, ILM Projects, Ross Atkin and many more. They have all grown here and between them have huge amounts of knowledge about starting and building businesses.
– An experienced and knowledgeable community of makers, designers, engineers and startups.
– A professional development programme with a focus on social and environmental impact as well as financial sustainability.
– A programmed series of talks
– Mentors and advisors from our extensive network
– Prototyping facilities in our Fab Lab
– Lockable desk space
– 6 months subsidised rent at only £150 pcm
THE SELECTION PROCESS
To apply, please complete and submit our online application form by Midnight 9th November. Cohort will run for 6 months starting on Monday 20th November 2017. Applications will be reviewed by our panel of industry experts:
Heather Corcoran, European Design and Technology Outreach Lead, Kickstarter
Fred Deakin, Professor of Digital Art, University of the Arts London
Thomas Ermacora, Founder, Creative Director, Machines Room
Sarah Mann, Director, Architecture Design Fashion, British Council