West Oxfordshire Accelerator – Mastering Innovation for Your Business

West Oxfordshire Accelerator – Mastering Innovation for Your Business

Unlocking creativity, growth and funding opportunities.


If your business is based in West Oxfordshire, then you can register for this event. If you are outside of the district, then please register for other OxLEP events.

This Masterclass is delivered online.


In this Masterclass, you will discover that innovation isn’t just reserved for the select few—it’s a structured process accessible to all. Through worked examples we will explore new methods for developing processes and products, equipping you with the tools to stay ahead in today’s rapidly evolving market.

From incremental improvements to ground-breaking advancements, you’ll learn to harness the power of innovation at every stage of your business journey. Our expert will guide you through risk management, market testing, design validation and voice of the customer feedback.

Plus, gain invaluable insights into navigating the complex landscape of innovation funding, ensuring you have the resources needed to bring your boldest ideas to life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Innovation is a process, that anyone can follow.
  • Exploring new processes or new products.
  • Incremental Innovation through divergent thinking.
  • Exploring Innovation Funding.

This Masterclass is being delivered by:

Grae Laws is an experienced practitioner of innovation, lean six sigma, new product development and project management. He is also an experienced coach, facilitator and trainer who enjoys the challenge of helping people to do more, be more and get more from their ideas. He works with businesses, in an associate model, to deliver meaningful programmes of business support that get results.

Grae provides innovative, engaging content both online and in person, covering topics related to idea generation, business planning, product and process management, and business exit strategies.

Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme

The Growth Hub programme operates a Minimal Financial Assistance (MFA) scheme. All SMEs which receive support under this programme are being aided under the UK Subsidy Control Act (2022) and The Subsidy Control (Gross Cash Amount and Gross Cash Equivalent) Regulations (2022 No. 1186).

MFA allows a beneficiary to receive up to £315,000 of Subsidy over a three-fiscal year period (i.e. the current and previous two fiscal years). The value of MFA given is the gross cash amount or the gross cash equivalent of the subsidy. The MFA value of this webinar is £724.00.

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