AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator

The Wellbeing Accelerator at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) helps startups to bring health and wellbeing innovations to market. The AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator is a rolling programme running from April 2020–March 2021. It will support startups, academics and businesses working in wellbeing with mentoring, sector expertise and specialist facilities. The programme does not take equity and is funded by Research England. Based in Sheffield Hallam’s new Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, participants will have access to world-class R&D capabilities for rapid prototyping through to precision engineering. This includes laboratories for product testing, support networks and a clinical research centre.

Partner: Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England and one of the UK’s largest and most diverse universities. Two programmes at the university part of SIAN: the AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator and iLab.