Eagle Lab Flight
lands in Reading

An accelerator programme in partnership with VitalSix


We’re pleased to announce the launch of the Eagle Lab Flight, a comprehensive business and leadership accelerator for early-stage high-growth companies.

16 companies have joined the Accelerator programme, which is being delivered at our Eagle Lab in Reading in partnership with VitalSix.

Our 16 companies are:


10Cast Ltd.

Ambrosia World Ltd.


Cirrus Cloud Ltd

Dialoguers ltd

Engdanskot Ltd

OaMetrix Ltd

Fabrication Systems

Getsetpet Ltd

Heading On Ltd

Jetmine Ltd

Mintfinity Ltd

Pairfum London


Swiss Fix UK Ltd

Trib3 Reading Ltd

What is Eagle Lab Flight?

Our applicants are high growth businesses working on smart cities and digital connectivity technologies, particularly in the following sectors:

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Health and well-being

Transport and logistics

Transport and logistics

Data applications

Data applications



Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing


Who applied?

Our successful applicants are ambitious high growth businesses with:

the knowledge and drive to build a scalable business

an experienced and skilled team

a growing addressable market

the potential for sustainable growth of at least than 20% p.a.

an innovative market- leading or disruptive technology/product/service

revenue (or close to generating revenue)

a strong value proposition and competitive advantage

a commitment to develop your business and be based full-time at the Eagle Lab in Reading for the duration of the programme.

Why you should apply

Our 16-week programme will help to develop a robust, scalable business model that will be ready to raise early-stage funding. We will equip businesses with the skills and knowledge to tackle key strategic and tactical questions they need to address to build and scale your business.

After the programme, they will have:

  • A clear strategic vision and a plan of action with milestones and KPIs
  • A clear strategy for growth
  • Plans to expand and scale, underpinned with sound business analysis and market insight
  • A better understanding of your core skills and behaviours and the knowledge to recognise the skills of others
  • Increased confidence to motivate and inspire your team
  • An investment-ready business plan to maximise your chances of success in securing finance
  • A deeper understanding of types of finance and suitability for your business
  • Confidence in raising finance
  • A network of like-minded peers


The Accelerator comprises:

A two-day Strategic Foundation workshop

A dedicated lead adviser/mentor

Specialist input from your peers

Regular one-to-one advisory sessions

A series of Masterclasses with one-to-one advice on key subjects including People & Leadership, Financial Governance, Marketing & Sales, IP, Managing Innovation, Raising Finance and Pitching

Introductions to specialists and industry sector leads from Barclays

Membership of Innovation Catalyst with networking and peer group activities and access to a network of business service providers as well as media, investors, successful entrepreneurs and corporate innovation manager

The opportunity to pitch and showcase your business to potential investors and partners

Access to funding opportunities (subject to eligibility) and introductions to potential sources of finance including Start Up Loans, SEIS/EIS funds, Henley Business Angels, Barclays venture debt, Thames Valley Funding Escalator etc.

One desk for four months at Innovation Catalyst’s business incubation centre at Thames Valley Science Park

Access to a specialist high-growth team with the tools and resources that will help your business grow.

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