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InnovationRCA Launchpad 2017

InnovationRCA Launchpad summer school helps you to assess the commercial feasibility of your early stage start-up idea.

By the end of Launchpad participants will have developed a stronger understanding of the market and challenges ahead and will have a new set of valuable industry contacts to help progress their idea.

Launchpad was set up to help graduating students of the Royal College of Art develop the skills and know-how they need to turn great ideas into commercial successes.

The programme is designed to allow you to assess the commercial feasibility of your project and develop a better understanding of the market and opportunity for your proposition. You will gain a stronger understanding of the market and product development challenges ahead and a set of valuable contacts to help progress your proposition.

The summer school programme consists of seminars, masterclasses and one-to-one sessions with business coaches. Attendees will have dedicated hot-desks and access to InnovationRCA during the duration of Launchpad. Masterclass topics include: 

  • understanding the market
  • the business model canvas
  • presentation skills
  • writing skills and more 
You will also receive mentoring from business experts.



"Launchpad summer school really helped us. It partnered us with a fantastic mentor and gave us a structure to follow so we could really understand how, and more importantly IF, we should move forward with doppel." Jack Hooper

Director, Team Turquoise