iSE's fully funded start-up incubator the FUSE is now open to applications for innovative ideas in health and social care.

From supporting you with service design to navigating commissioning processes, the FUSE incubator has been designed to take you from ideas stage to launch and beyond through dedicated business support, peer-peer networks, industry connection, hands-on learning and specialist social enterprise expertise.

Powered by the Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs (iSE) and the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), the FUSE programme will give you what you need to start a sustainable and impactful business.

Your idea should focus on innovation in health and social care – creating better services and improved healthcare systems that can help to save time, money and lives.

What The Fuse offers:

-Hands-on hybrid business support

– Practical masterclasses on business mindsets, social value creation, building sustainable business models, finance and funding, digital marketing

– Confidence building and business skills development

– Access to a supportive community of social entrepreneurs and industry experts

– Live Pitch-up event and co-working space

What we are looking for:

– Ideas that are new and create impact in the field of health and social care

– Ability to demonstrate sustainability

– Ideas that have the potential to be scalable

– Commitment to the 3 month programme

How to apply

Apply to the programme online 5th September 2022

If you meet the programme requirements we will be in touch for a conversation to find out more about you and your idea. 


[email protected]

0121 771 1411