Business Owners

Ensure your business is future ready, focus on equipping yourself with the tools, resources and resilience as you ensure your business is ready to move forward ready by embracing change and staying adaptable.
FWD creates opportunities for start-ups and early-stage businesses to access research, innovation and
the talent required to outperform their competition

Coming soon

The FWD Makespace Lab enables businesses to experiment with 
emerging technologies risk-free, bridging the gap between ideation 
and innovation. We empower leaders to implement technology for sustained competitive advantage.

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Support offered
How FWD works
The benefits

How FWD works
with businesses

Specialist support designed to help you 
take your health business forward
Access to an online community and network
Understanding how and when you need 
investment or funding

The benefits of
joining FWD

Designed with you in mind
Grow your business faster
Work with expert researchers, mentors 
and fellow business founders
Access to local skilled talent / Priority to 
skilled talent

For Employees

Are you a decision maker a leader who wants to make a difference? Could specialised support propel your business and career forward?

Move your career and your company forward! Join fellow startup and SME employees & founders in the health sector for a program designed to supercharge both professional growth and business impact.

For Employees

Prepare yourself and your business to be future ready in 
a rapidly changing world with the tools, resources, and resilience needed for growth.

Discover Employees

Local businesses who
support FWD

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Hear what our FWD
members are saying

Gary Pratt

“The Investment support we received through FWD was brilliant, I had the opportunity to attend Investment Futures 24. EarSwitch are currently building interest for a our Series A funding round, and it fantastic to raise our profile within the Investor network.”

Tony Smith

“The format is good especially with the feedback. I work generally in my own bubble, and so it’s good to get advice, especially from a different angle.”

Alice Appleton, Clera Healthcare Ltd

“Fantastic course, really valuable and well timed – good length etc.”

You have the questions, 
we have the answers

Why is the course offered for free?
Should I take part on my own or as a team?
Do I need to get special software for online support?
Do I need to attend the entire duration of the 
Workouts or Masterclasses, or can I drop in/out?
There are a lot of Masterclasses, Workouts, Briefings 
and opportunities for 1:2:1 support. Is there a limit on 
how may sessions I can attend?
Will the sessions involve discussion of the 
finances of the company?

Who should apply to FWD?

We welcome applications from organisations operating in the health and wellbeing sectors, that are an SME, an individual entrepreneur with a registered business, Sole Trader, Partnership Organisation, Limited Company (Ltd) or Community Interest Company (CIC, CIO).

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