Prepare to Launch Cohort 4 Application Form

This form is to be completed by anyone who wishes to formally apply for a place on the Prepare to Launch programme with Launch@Salford. The information given in this form will be used as part of the selection process.

Application for Prepare to Launch Cohort 4 - Phase 1

Please fill in the details, you will receive instructions from the Launch team. If you have any questions, please contact us at
If you have one.
(min 50 words)
Does your business identify a real and pressing problem and propose a viable solution? (min 50 words)
How is your solution to a problem different from current solutions? What sets you apart? (min 50 words)
Tick all that apply.
e.g. Retail, Manufacturing, Live Entertainment, Publishing.....
If you don't have a registered business address yet, please tell us where your business will be based/registered.
Are you a UK Student or hold a relevant visa that allows you to start a business in the UK? If you are a UK citizen, then the answer is normally yes. If you are from outside the UK, you will normally need permission to start a new business in the UK.
Some visa types have restrictions on the types of activities you can undertake, for example limit on the numbers of hours you can work or ability to own a company in the UK
This could include submitting a scan of: - BRP (Biometric Residence Permit) - front and back - Passport - Any other current visas (including digital status)
This could be about your business or circumstances.
To continue with your registration with Launch, we ask that you give us your permission to share your Launch application with the Business Growth Hub (this will include your contact information & registered business address).GC Business Growth Hub is a local business support agency which has partnered with the University to deliver part of the training on Launch and provide business advisors on the programme. Please consent below.