South’s healthcare innovators take business ideas to the next level

19thApr 2016

Image: Participants of the Healthcare Innovation Programme in Southampton with Caroline Nokes MP (front row, left of centre)

Healthcare innovators from the South of England discovered how to take their cutting edge technology and business ideas to the next level when they met in Southampton.

The three day Healthcare Innovation Programme for health professionals, health and life science academics and small businesses, was hosted by university business incubator SETsquared and the Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).

SETsquared’s ICURe project shortlisted for national higher education awards

13thApr 2016

SETsquared has been shortlisted for a national award that celebrates the most innovative and original initiatives and teams from higher education institutions in the UK.

The Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards (THELMAs) shines a spotlight on teams whose awareness, application and vision create an environment in which staff and students can excel. SETsquared has been shortlisted in the Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year category, for its Innovation and Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) programme.

SETsquared run Innovation Training Course with AstraZeneca

13thApr 2016

SETsquared has delivered a unique, new innovation development course in partnership with AstraZeneca, which brought together academic staff and industry research scientists.

The three-day programme provided training on how to better communicate their research ideas in the form of business or investment plans to leverage funding or investment.

16 participants, including 7 delegates from AstraZeneca and 9 from the University of Bath, took part on the course which was funded via a Proximity to Discovery grant from the Medical Research Council.