TechX: Accelerating Innovation

TechX - our unique technology accelerator – is gearing up to support new technology developers take their solutions to market

Our goal is to support over 100 new technology companies to market in the next decade. 

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Launching in December 2017, TechX, our unique technology accelerator, will stimulate and accelerate new technology business anchored in the North East of Scotland.

Our goal is to invest in 100 technology companies in the next decade, offering:

  • Funding: unparalleled funding, up to £100k per start-up, with no equity or pay back required
  • Mentoring: advice and support from an extensive network of experienced mentors and partners
  • Facilities: fast access to dedicated facilities and tailored training
  • Field testing: opportunities to field trial through the Centre’s operator network

We offer three funding programmes to accelerate the development and deployment of new technology:



Mentoring and support for entrepreneurs to develop business, validate products, acquire customers and attract funding. Each Pioneer will receive up to £100k funding and can work out of the TechX space at the Technology Centre's site in the heart of Aberdeen. 

  • 2 programmes each year
  • 10 companies per programme



Market entry


Companies with a unique and near market ready product, preferably from a different industry, needing operational testing, benefit validation and scaling. 

  • Applications anytime
  • Ongoing programme





New ideas

Filling technology and supply chain gaps with new companies and products formed through creativity, innovation and determination.




Applications for the programmes can be submitted online when TechX is launched in December. More information will be provided in due course.

We introduced TechX to the industry in our Technology Zone at the SPE Offshore Europe exhibition. If you missed the presentation, then watch the video below to find out more.

Further information
If you have any questions or require further information on getting involved with TechX please contact:

David Millar, TechX Director

Register you Interest - Mentors and Partners

We held a series of events to introduce potential mentor and partner organisations to TechX. The result? More than 60 experienced individuals and established organisations have signed up to support technology SMEs. Read more here.

If you are interested in registering your interest as either a Mentor or Partner for TechX, please complete the form below: