Axcel Innovation is a specialist economic development consulting

and program management company

What We Do

We work in four primary domains

Business Creation

  • Feasibility studies and implementation plans for entrepreneurship support programs including incubators, accelerators, coworking spaces, and makerspaces
  • Development and management of entrepreneurship programs
  • Development and management of early stage financing programs
  • Lean startup programs for groups and individual teams

Business Retention and Growth

  • Design and implementation of business retention and expansion programs
  • Development and management of business support programs, mentoring programs,and management training programs
  • Creation and execution of strategies for development of industries and clusters

Business Attraction

  • Target market analysis
  • Business attraction strategies and action plans
  • Support programs for inward-locating companies


Planning, development, and operational management of:

  • Innovation Districts
  • Research Parks
  • Technology Parks
  • Science Parks

Who We Work With

Our clients include



State agencies

Economic Development Organizations

Counties, Cities, and Towns



Industry Organizations

Trade Bodies

Chambers of Commerce

Where We Work

Axcel team members have undertaken work for clients in all of the countries shaded in the map below

Who We Are

The Axcel team comprises a group of highly experienced economic development practitioners whose experience spans an extensive range of activities, including the following:

Target market analysis

Location marketing

State, regional, and local economic development strategies

Business incubators

Business Accelerators

Research Parks

Innovation Districts

Industry development strategies

Cluster analysis and strategies