Innovation Academy

Have you ever considered starting your own business?

CACT will be hosting its Innovation Academy this summer from the 31st July – 4th August. The Innovation Academy is a week long programme for 16-19yr olds. Every workshop has been designed to help you develop your business idea and develop your business plan.

As the week progresses you will explore different aspects of your business idea, leaving the programme with a business plan that you can build on.

The days will include:

  • The business mindset.
  • Idea development.
  • Identifying customers and market.
  • Introduction to business finance and legal structures.

At the end of the week you will be take part in a networking event where you will have the opportunity to pitch your business idea to our selected panel of experts.

One winner will be selected from the group to receive £1000 funding towards start-up costs and 6 months support from a dedicated mentor.

For your chance to apply for the Innovation Academy, please e-mail CACT Enterprise Officer Dale Mullings on, stating your name, age, email address and telephone number.

All applications are subject to the Terms & Conditions of Charlton Athletic Community Trust.