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Award winning top 20 accountants with 7 offices across the south with a focus on strategic consultancy, talent management and use of innovation and technology in business across 8 core sectors, including healthcare and technology. Part of an international network in over 140 countries.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free initial chat (on fund raising, business planning, R&D claims, strategy, routes to market, etc., or any other topic)
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Across all our services we want to provide you with commercially-savvy, expert legal advice that is easily integrated and actionable in your world.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • a free 30 minute initial call with individual members to understand their current position in moving their business forward so they can work out an efficient and cost effective strategy from the outset.
  • For SMEs with IP in place, we can offer an IP review which will be supported by the Government funding or alternatively do a more thorough IP review.

Moore Barlow is one of the UK’s leading law firms, focused primarily on meeting the needs of owners and leaders of fast-moving organisations and businesses, private individuals and families and people whose lives have been affected by serious accidents or negligence. With 70 partners, 272 lawyers and legal professionals, and a total staff of nearly 500, Moore Barlow has offices in Southampton, Guildford, Woking and Lymington, Richmond and London. 

Offer to SIGHT members:

We understand many small and medium sized businesses in the healthcare technology sector struggle to deal with the legal risks associated with their business. Moore Barlow is offering business owners and entrepreneurs a free 1 hour legal consultation by phone or video conference to help understand the legal issues that impact their healthcare technology business.

Contact Dorothy Agnew at to find out more about the consultation.

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  • 25% off the cost of an office for a year at Portsmouth Technopole, part of Innovation Connect.
  • 4 free days of hot-desking for each member company (can be redeemed by the same or by different employees), including free onsite parking and broadband (subject to local COVID restrictions)

The size of Technopole makes it more than suitable for growing businesses looking for larger private office space and meeting rooms. Its location is particularly useful if you want to provide easy access for any clients visiting from outside Portsmouth, with close proximity to the M275 – the main road leading into the city.

Office space facilities

  • High-speed WiFi
  • VOIP telephony systems
  • Access to AV equipment in larger meeting rooms
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying service through the reception team
  • Free on-site parking
  • Secure bike parks on site for customers and visitors
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour access to members
  • Shared kitchen facilities
  • In-house cafe with hot and cold drinks, and sandwiches and snacks open Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 2.30pm
  • Free tea and coffee
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Our students are available to take up a variety of placements:

  • Psychology Work Based Learning – Level 5 Unit
  • Psychology Sandwich Year Placement (year out of university between L5 and L6)
  • Psychology Work Placement Level 6 Unit

Our Work Placements enable undergraduate students on the BCs (Hons) and BCs (Hons) Forensic Psychology degree pathways to develop a range of knowledge and employment-related skills, gain work experience and give them the opportunity to try out a particular career area that they intend to go into.

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London boasts one of the world’s best clusters of medical research facilities, comprising internationally renowned universities, hospitals and a huge and diverse NHS patient population. All this provides a highly supportive environment for the commercialisation and application of health technology. London accommodates some of the most innovative health technology companies with particular excellence in areas such as digital health.

London’s MedTech sector is sizeable at 390 firms and our annual Review of the sector in London has seen the number of companies almost double over the past 4 years. 48% of the London-based MedTech companies are in the digital health sector. The next most populous sub-sectors are the in-vitro diagnostics and professional services and consultancy sub-sectors.

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Midnight Health Ltd (previously Midnight Consulting) specialises in the sales and marketing of new and innovative products to the NHS. Working closely with growing technology companies, their focus is to establish winning strategies with clear execution plans, in order to help customers achieve their first and subsequent sales to the NHS and quickly expand their reach and presence in the marketplace.

Key services:

  • Market Assessment & Development
  • Market Research
  • Sales & Marketing Strategy
  • Sales Outreach and Acceleration
  • NHS Business Case Development

If you are interested in starting or accelerating your NHS sales journey, please contact or follow

Maucher Jenkins works with creative people and businesses that wish to patent protect their inventions, trade mark their brands, and register their unique designs.

Our ambition is to see inventors and innovators realise their dreams and enjoy commercial success. By using our experience and legal know-how, we advise our clients on the most effective way to protect their assets. We have an expression at MJ… “your work is safe in our hands”.

With offices in the UK, Europe and China, our clients have access to Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, Attorneys-at-Law and IP Litigators; we’re uniquely placed to advise businesses that need global IP rights and offer a one-stop-shop service to our clients.

You can find out more at and we’re always happy to have a no-obligation conversation to see how we may be able to help.

Aetha Design is a full-service product design consultancy based in a coastal community in Dorset, with a commercial portfolio of products and +70 clients in the UK and overseas ranging from start-ups right through to global brands. In the past, Aetha have designed medical products for care homes and the NHS with clients but are not limited to medical and healthcare in terms of sector. Aetha Design are a privately owned consultancy based in Dorset and have a number of SIGHT members as clients. They have designed products which have been successful on Dragon’s Den as well as raise +£200K on crowdfunding site’s.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free initial consultation to discuss a product with Co-owner and Director of Aetha Design – Sophie Parsons
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Optimax Access is a Health Economics and Outcome Research (HEOR) consultancy company based in Southampton. We have a committed team of health economists and research analysts with around 15 years of international experience in the healthcare industry. Our multi-disciplinary team use our experience gained in the pharmaceutical industry, academia and health services worldwide to provide clients with a comprehensive range of services related to Health Economics, Outcomes Research and Market Access.

We provide methodological and strategic advice for reimbursement assessment to demonstrate value of products and gain market access. We assist Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) submission to secure recommended status from national and regional health care programs. We provide critical review of existing economic models and HTA evidence materials and implement global economic models or HTA agency specific models.

Key Services:

  • Systematic Review of Evidence
  • Economic Evidence Development
  • Market Access & Strategy Planning
  • Real-world Data Analysis

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Optimax Access are excited to offer an 30 minute initial conversation relating to HEOR or Market Access, free of charge. Please contact Jennifer Head on 07412 753335 or
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The Scale-Up Programme is provided by SETsquared, a world-leading university-business network that is linked to the research talent and expertise of their six partner universities – Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. The programme supports businesses with ambitions to scale to through undertaking collaborative R&D and securing private investment. You will be joining a network of 300+ companies across the UK which have secured over £100m of investment in their innovation and growth since the programme began in 2018.

Through the support you can build long-term relationships with academics and research centres across our institutions and access project scoping and professional grant-writing assistance. Coupled with that you can benefit from investment support including access to Pitchbook and the opportunity to pitch on our platform to be found by potential investors.

You can read more about the programme here and see the member benefits here. If you want to find out more email Lydia, Scale-Up Programme Membership Manager at

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JVR Consultancy are one of the most accomplished compliance advisory consultancies in the UK, with a reputation of over ten years of developing, implementing, and supporting top quality, fully integrated Management Systems for our clients. We pride ourselves on our 100% success rate, having always passed every audit for our customers.

We provide expert consultancy of managing medical devices. This includes each stage through the lifecycle following the asset’s procurement and includes Supplier Management – assessment of their compliance (clinical, data protection and cybersecurity), testing, installation, monitoring, support and maintenance, training, tracking, replacement, and disposal.

The work we provide will ensure that adequate controls are in place to confirm that compliance requirements are met, and that robust governance is in place, such as:

  • Ensure the Medical Devices have Cyber Security defences.
  • Ensure the Medical Devices data processed is GDPR compliant.
  • Supplier Management, making sure that the manufacturer complies with their regulations.
  • Ensure that you are compliant with UK medical regulations as a user of medical devices.

As well as providing support for Cyber Security, GDPR and Medical Devices, JVR Consultancy also provides an efficient, affordable route to becoming ISO certified, and are experts in the delivery of ISO management systems that are prepared and tailored to your business.

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Commercialising a lab consumable, instrument or service?

Arveth can help you sell your science to scientists.

Dr Sarah Lupton, at Arveth Ltd, is an analytical biochemist who worked for over 10 years in pharma and contract research before moving to the other side of the bench to work in commercial roles for specialist scientific vendors. Working in roles covering sales, technical support and product development / management and marketing Sarah has a 360° degree understanding of the business and customer needs to sell a product or service into the lab.

Able to support market development and review activities, product development, lifecycle and marketing, Sarah has a collaborative and common sense approach and will work with you to get your idea into labs.

For more information visit or email

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Formed in 2021 by Dr Iain Allan, Dalgain Biomedical Ltd is a micro SME for consultancy and collaborative research. Iain is an experienced microbiologist with an interest in novel biomaterials. His research has focused on developing materials intended for wound management. These have included an infection-indicating material, a light-activated antimicrobial film, and wound-odour adsorbing forms. Iain has considerable experience in producing tissue regeneration matrices intended for the repair of damaged skin and has developed cell culture methods combined with imaging techniques to quantify and characterise cellular infiltration of these materials. He also has expertise in antimicrobial agent evaluation and developing composite materials for bacteriophage-delivery.

As lead author and Principal Investigator, Iain has been awarded funding with a combined value of £4.39 million.

Through Dalgain Biomedical, Iain will bring extensive experience in leading and participating in collaborative projects and provide cutting edge expertise and innovative thinking in the field of biomedical research. 

If anyone would like to collaborate on a research project, needs some advice or would like to talk about science, please get in touch at or through the website

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Odelle Technology works with Regional and National Healthcare Commissioners across the UK and EU for the facilitation of reimbursement and market access of MedTech, Digital, Biotech and Pharmaceutical technologies. You meet the payer face to face in the UK’s NHS and the EU’s Healthcare System – you do not meet their surrogates. Between 2019 and 2022 Odelle facilitated the first Nationally reimbursed health apps in the United Kingdoms NHS, France, and Germany.

We have created clinical reimbursement and commercial contracts across the EU and in some regions of the UK for Car T therapies, Stem Cell Therapies, Surgical Procedural Codes and AI solutions in Oncology, Cardiology and Neurology. Today we work with patient associations, patient advocacy groups and medical societies to affect successful Health Technology Assessment submissions.

Odelle is part of nine of the clinical evidence development schemes in Europe and has been responsible for 19 pay-for performance contracts in pharmaceutical and companion diagnostics solutions.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free consultation over three months to sign post and engage with European payers and HTA to start your value proposition and pricing journey. Having been part of many start-ups in the past we are more than aware of some of the pitfalls and the need for quick traction.
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Blue Donut Studios develops play and story experiences for businesses and consumers. They use game technologies combined with their experience in games, data, storytelling and software. They create video games, board games, virtual experiences, augmented reality and data driven stories and comics, and work with leading marketing and advertising agencies, FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 organisations.

Offer to SIGHT members:

Pitch Deck package:

1. Slide Deck Review – Review what are the key points to go into the video, e.g.:

  • Problem
  • Market Position / Competitors
  • Solution
  • The Team / Experience
  • Investment
  • Timeline
  • Next Steps

2. Script outline – detail what happens in the video in terms of information display

3. Music purchase

4. Voiceover – AI Generated – UK Voice.

5. Background setup graphic/animation

6. Pitch Video rendered HD and supplied in MP4 format

The pitch video should be no more than 3 mins maximum.
We will take the current material and review to create a presentation video.

Optional Extras

  • Slide Deck graphic makeover – We take existing material and review for editorial and presentation impact and make a new PowerPoint
  • Animation
  • Identity development – create a logo for the company for use in the video and any pitch material

Prices are subject to confirmation of requirements. If you would like to explore this offer please email

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QMS Consultancy provides regulatory support for start-up medical device companies. Richard Hall (Director) has 28 years’ experience and has personally supported >100 technologies from Class I – III and IVD’s from A – D, including Digital Health and Software as a Medical Device (SaMD).

QMS Consultancy provides 3 main services:

  • Quality Management System (QMS). This is fully compliant with ISO 13485 having passed 85 Notified Body audits at the time of writing. Each system is tailored to the needs of the client and can be provided in around 1 week from placing an order.
  • Technical File Template (TFT). With approximately 80 separate documents required for Regulatory Compliance (e.g. CE Marking), the TFT is designed to accelerate your route to market. A TFT for either a MD, IVD, SaMD can be provided within 1 week of placing an order.
  • Design Workshop. This is an interactive 2 day workshop designed to explain the Regulatory framework within which the product will be sold. During the workshop some of the essential foundational documents of a product Technical File will be created as we document the Design Inputs and product Risk Assessment together.

Offer to SIGHT members:

Richard donates every Wednesday to help start-ups, clinicians, universities, and entrepreneurs to better understand medical device regulations. Essentially, Richard is trying to be the person he wished he had met when he was starting his career. Group training and 1:2:1’s can be arranged free of charge on a weekly basis. Those interested should contact Richard on

Further information is available on our website:

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Page White Farrer is a leading firm of specialist patent and trade mark attorneys with offices in London, Leeds and Munich. We have been established for over 160 years and provide integrated services relating to all aspects of Intellectual Property (IP). We can help you identify and maximise the potential of your IP, protect it, and add value to your business. Our services include invention capturing, drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, registering designs and trademarks, competitor surveillance, IP portfolio management, advising on infringement and validity, and due diligence.

Our accomplished and dedicated team of attorneys have strong academic and research backgrounds, expert technical and legal knowledge, and business acumen. We work across all healthcare technology areas including immunology, molecular biology, digital healthcare, pharmaceuticals and biologics, medical devices, diagnostics, food science and nutraceuticals, to name but a few.

We have long experience in providing proactive advice to individuals, start-ups and SMEs. We are committed to providing creative solutions for any IP issues, and a service that is individually tailored to suit your needs and budget.

Offer to SIGHT members:

We are happy to provide an initial free consultation. Please contact us at or see for more information.

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R8ER is the world’s first, digital evaluation platform, that connects healthcare SMEs with investors. R8ER helps companies prepare for fundraising, provides them an independent evaluation by top experts and gives them access to multiple tailored investors internationally; all especially designed to overcome the long fundraising process and advance technological development.

How does it work?

You apply online and your application is assessed by a group of 10 top experts, the R8ERs. R8ERs are a hand-selected group of top healthcare professionals who include partner level investors, specialty professors, consultant clinicians, regulatory and financial experts amongst others. On completion you receive a detailed Feedback Report. Next, you are presented to targeted investors internationally, whose investment strategy criteria you directly match, who are free contact you to begin negotiations. No complicated introductions, no laborious decks, just connect and go.

Further information can be found on the R8ER website ( If you need fundraising support or wish to explore partnership opportunities, please contact directly Milla at

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As the owner of Steve Hughes Photography, Steve works with businesses to create imagery which supports their brand and marketing needs. Whether you’re new to business or are a seasoned campaigner, professional photography can enhance your message, your products, and the solutions you provide. SHP offers stress free location or studio based sessions, with services catering for most marketing needs.

Headshots/Business Portraits:

Put a public face to your business and help break down barriers prior to any initial communication with a potential client. The output from a session can be very cost effective, as the images may be used in a variety of ways.

  • Website [about us / single or team ]
  • Profile for social media, LinkedIn, business forums etc.
  • Presentation and speaker decks
  • Annual reports and printed material


Give your products the star treatment, without the trailer and expensive contract rider!

  • Pack shots for E-commerce
  • Website promotion & marketing material
  • Social media awareness & offers

Location / Property [Internal & External]

If you offer location based services or are looking to recruit new staff, sometimes it’s good to set expectations with views inside and out.

To arrange for a non-committal chat email .

For examples of what Steve Hughes Photography offers visit their website.

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Sarah Jane Black is a Business Consultant from SB Business based in Hampshire. Sarah Jane supports Business in Compliance, Training, Health and Safety and Accreditation.

With a passionate to “making a difference” bringing knowledge and skill to improve awareness from the top down and the bottom up making the workplace a safer, legally compliant, and healthy environment for all.

Sarah Jane delivers support and training to businesses across the globe, online and in-house:

  • Webinars, Company Talks
  • Interactive online workshops
  • Online Assessment Courses
  • Business Support & Strategy
  • In-House workshops & courses to suit the needs of your business

Find out more about SB Business here.

Sophie Cartledge is a Hampshire based menopause trainer and coach from Hormones on the blink, working with SB Business. She is passionate about raising awareness around menopause within the workplace. By ensuring that employees have access to the right information and tools, it means that the impact to both work and personal life can be reduced. Managers will feel equipped to support their teams through reasonable adjustments and remain compliant within employment law.

Sophie delivers the following menopause training and support to both local and national organisations:

  • CPD accredited training for managers
  • Menopause workshops for employees
  • Monthly menopause support groups, both in an outside of the work environment.
Find out more about Hormones on the blink here.

The Centre for Healthcare Equipment & Technology Adoption (CHEATA) is part of Clinical Engineering at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. We offer a unique contract-based support service to clinical, academic and commercial med-tech developers to gather evidence for NHS adoption and to help our clients develop devices that are truly NHS-ready.

Our range of expert-led services include:

  • Health economic modelling and constructing medical device value propositions
  • Evidence gathering and literature searches
  • Identifying and engaging with key opinion leaders, clinicians or healthcare scientists at NUH
  •  Clinical evaluation reports for regulatory compliance, additional high-level regulatory advice
  •  Engagement with NHS Innovation Service and NICE for inclusion into national guidelines.

We also work in collaboration with at NUH NHS Trust to deliver work on human factors assessment (Trent Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre) and for clinical investigations of medical devices (NUH NHS Trust, Research and Innovation).

Our unique position of being embedded within an NHS service department gives us the insight and knowledge from an NHS perspective in order to develop the medical devices that are truly fit for purpose in the NHS and beyond. For more information contact Sinead Barker

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Fat Fish Digital is a technology consultancy and development studio with ten years of experience at the forefront of digital solutions.

We have developed, launched and optimised digital products used by millions of people. Fat Fish has a focus on working with purpose-driven businesses and has specialist experience in the areas of health, wellness and sport. Our experience stretches across start-ups, scale-ups and large scale corporate businesses where we help partners build their businesses, not just their tech.

Our team’s skill set includes:

  • Cross platform mobile app development (React Native)
  • Web design/development (React, NextJs)
  • Backend systems development & databases (Serverless, AWS, SQL & NoSQL databases)
  • Service optimisation via data analytics and A/B testing
  • System architecture specification and project management
  • Technical procurement support
  • Technical strategy development
  • Product specification development

Find out more at

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At Mtech Access, our goal is to ensure that medical technologies are available to the patients who need them, whilst meeting the needs of the healthcare environment. We work in expert-led partnerships with innovators in Medtech, Pharmaceuticals and the healthcare sector, providing commercialisation strategy, evidence synthesis and analysis, and value demonstration services, supporting the journey from R&D to market.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • A free 30-minute ‘Accessing the NHS’ discovery call with our UK market access and NHS engagement experts. Gain insights on your approach from our launch experts, who help leading brands bring new products to the NHS everyday
  • A free 30-minute ‘Exploring global markets’ discovery call with our global market access specialists. Gain insights on your launch strategy for healthcare systems beyond the UK from our experts in global strategy, pricing, international reimbursement processes and value messaging
  • A free 45-minute Value Proposition Stress Test to explore your technology’s value proposition with our value communication experts.
  • Free introductory guide to market access stakeholders and processes for medical devices in key European markets – request your guide at:

Email if you’d like to book any of the above sessions or to learn more about Mtech Access and our offer for SIGHT members.

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Blake & Blake Asset Management Consulting LTD is a recently created company that believes business excellence is achieved when workflow processes, digital systems and people work seamlessly in support of the enterprise value proposition.

Blake & Blake Asset Management Consulting LTD have developed and validated a proprietary asset centred consulting methodology that utilise asset management principles along with associated electronic tools intended to help customers better understand performance inhibiting problems and help them identify practical transformational solutions.

B&BAM approach can work in many market sectors and treats service contractual (intangible) assets in a similar way to traditional physical (tangible) assets enabling structured, consistent and expedient assignments usable with start-ups, established companies and corporate customers.

B&BAM will help customers better understand their problems and will propose a modular consulting plan prior to order placement. Depending on the nature of the problem to be solved, assignments will typically include one or more of the following tools, SWOT analysis, root cause analysis, business strategy review, asset value proposition assessment, guiding principles formulation,  business workflow process assessment, data flow analysis, milestone planning, accountabilities and responsibilities charting. With this extensive portfolio of tools to choose from each assignment is intended to be executed in an expedient modular fashion so as to enable customers to benefit from early wins, to minimize business disruption and to regulate consulting cost so as to maximise its value.

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Clinical Research Solutions is a niche service, offering a personalised provision of a large team of highly qualified professionals with clinical experience, supporting you with the development and delivery of clinical studies and research trials in healthcare settings. Our bespoke service can provide support with any part of the trial process from inception of an idea, trial design, regulatory applications, trial delivery, through to analysis and presentation of results, or work in partnership with you from beginning to end.

We offer support with all clinical evidence types such as Case Studies, Clinical Service Evaluations, through to Clinical Research Trials. Our approach to hybrid clinical research enables trials to be carried out across Primary and Secondary care settings, supporting participants to be seen in their own homes, optimising trial recruitment and retention.

We have an ethos of honesty and transparency, and like to keep open channels of communication throughout the study. Our hard working and committed team only take on trials we are passionate about with true patient benefit. We work closely with you to support your vision and work in partnership throughout the trial process to ensure high quality outcomes.

If you would like to book a free call with the our team to discuss how we can support your clinical evidence needs in real world healthcare settings, please email or visit our website and use “Contact Us” at

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Roke is a leading UK innovator in science and engineering. For over 60 years we’ve been improving the world through innovation by combining the physical and digital in new ways. We create technologies and products to solve real world technical challenges and help deliver critical missions for our customers.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • A free 30 minute consultation with a member of our Engineering team regarding; R&D, project/technical challenges being faced, partnership, capabilities.
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IMB Developer

IBM Developer has 3 main tenets: Code, Content and Community to help developers solve real programming challenges.

Code – reusable assets and information (Code Patterns, How-to Guides on numerous technical topics, Open Projects)

Contenton a huge number of technical topics (Tech talks and online education, Vlogs and Blogs, Documentations and FAQs)

Community – Meetup Groups area great place to meet others and learn more


Build with up to  $120,000 in Cloud Credits

With IBM’s scalable solutions, you can revolutionize your build. Use your free IBM Cloud credits to access more than 130 unparalleled services including:

  • Watson – It can learn from small data sets, protect your insights and help you reimagine workflows to provide AI where and when you need it
  • IBM Blockchain – Cut out the middleman and improve the time it takes to execute business transactions with IBM Blockchain
  • Analytics – IBM Analytics helps you make your data simple and accessible. Organize your data into a trusted, business-ready foundation with the built-in protection and compliance controls
  • Security – IBM Security helps you work with clients to accelerate and assess threats with security innovation that incorporates cognitive, cloud and collaboration

Member Level

Credit: Use the services that are called Lite which are free within scope.

Qualifications: Sign up to the IBM Cloud

Stay at Member level using the Lite and other free services (e.g. Open source into containers) for as long as you are able as the 12 month clock starts once you apply for the Builder Level.

Builder Level

Credit: $1,000/month in IBM Cloud credits for one year


  • Your business revenue in the last 12 months is less than $1M USD
  • Your business has been in business for fewer than five years
  • You have previously received no IBM technology credits
  • You are not a paying IBM Cloud customer
  • At Builder level the 12 months start

Premium Level

Credits: $10,000/month in IBM Cloud credits for up to one year

Qualifications: You are in an approved VC/accelerator/incubator

  • You’re working with innovative technologies like blockchain, AI and etc.

Tickets For Good is a  Sheffield-made online platform where live event partners can easily donate their tickets to a closed community of people – including NHS workers and charities.

Offer to SIGHT members:

  • Free access to virtual entertainment, educational activities and wellness resources for all medical students across the south coast who are working for/supporting the NHS.