Herts Sustainability Accelerator

Supporting small businesses to scale-up sustainably

Delivered by the University of Hertfordshire, one of 20 recognised University Enterprise Zones in the UK and with a successful history supporting thousands of start-ups and SMEs to launch, innovate and grow; the Herts Sustainability Accelerator Programme has all the help you need to drive your sustainable venture forward.

Advance. Innovate. Succeed.

About the programme

The Herts Sustainability Accelerator Programme is designed to support ambitious Hertfordshire-based SMEs with scale-up potential to launch an innovative and sustainable product, service or technology. Businesses will receive a tailored package of support worth up to £25k, providing them with the right guidance and environment to accelerate the development of their innovative idea through 1-2-1 mentoring, training and specialist technical, commercial and creative marketing support.

The Hertfordshire Sustainable Innovation Accelerator is part of a set of business support provisions included in ‘Building Back Better,’ a Community Renewal Fund funded programme delivered by University of Hertfordshire in partnership the Hertfordshire Growth Hub.

Please note that applications are currently closed. Register below to keep updated about future opportunities to take part.


This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund-prospectus

Delivered in partnership by:

University Enterprise Zone
Hertfordshire Growth Hub logo

Funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund:

Her Majesty's Government logo
Hertfordshire CC
Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership logo