InnovationRCA is the Royal College of Art’s centre for enterprise, entrepreneurship, incubation and business support


Click HERE to apply for InnovationRCA’s newest programme of support; the Creative Brand Accelerator. We welcome applications from RCA graduates wanting to build or grow their creative businesses across this six-month programme of support tailored to your needs as early stage creative entrepreneurs.

Designed to accommodate busy founders, the accelerator is divided into two stages and will provide a period of intensive training in commercial development disciplines such as marketing strategy & branding; coaching from experts in sectors such as fashion and jewellery, homeware and interior design; access to buyers, investors and mentors.

The programme commences early February 2019 and runs for six months.

Applications to our Creative Brand Accelerator close midnight Sunday 18 Nov 2018. Click here for further information.

Helping students and graduates transform compelling ideas into successful businesses, our mission is to strengthen the culture of design innovation and entrepreneurialism at the Royal College of Art.

The Higher Education Funding Council for England’s 2015 report Research to Assess the Nature and Annual Value of Student Start-ups, ranked the RCA as having ‘the highest number of student spin-outs with university ownership in recent years in the UK’.

InnovationRCA Highlights


  • InnovationRCA
    Royal College of Art
    Clore Innovation Centre
    Dyson Building
    London SW11 4AS

  • +44 (0)20 7590 4508