Life Sciences

Putting great business
ideas on the fast track

Are you an existing life science or technology business
or a start-up that's looking to grow?

Or do you have an exciting science or technology idea
to explore?

The Pathfinder Accelerator provides an exciting and challenging
environment, comprising a 12-week intensive programme that
tests your ideas, using proven business techniques that support
entrepreneurship, and a further 3 months of coaching and
mentoring support. The Pathfinder will help you make valuable
connections and give you access to information on potential sources
of funding for future growth of your business.

If you'd like to register your interest in Pathfinder, please complete our registration form.

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Benefits of Pathfinder


Dedicated experienced
business coaches


Tailored workshops
and seminars


Engage with life science
and technology specialists


Office accommodation
at the Centre for Health
Science in Inverness

For more details download our brochure

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Pathfinder Accelerator

Hear from businesses who've already been throgh the pathfinder programme about how it benefited them. Anna Miller and Alex Paterson of HIE also explain what's behind the programme and why.

Businesses already benefiting from Pathfinder Accelerator

HIE worked with biotechnology specialists BioCity to help shape and launch the first Pathfinder programme, which took place at the end of 2014.


This is the best programme we have been on and the
biggest contribution to our business development ever.


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