Universities can provide horsepower to UK’s growth drive

26thMar 2012

Pioneering scientific research and innovative application of discoveries can help add the necessary traction for the UK’s economic recovery according to Professor Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, the most recent institution to join the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) group of framework universities.

Nick Sturge talks to Growing Business about SEIS

23rdMar 2012

Nick Sturge, centre director of SETsquared Bristol commented on the the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and what it means for new angel investors, to Growing Business.

Securing funding in the early stages of developing a company is often the make or break for a company. In a climate where funding is scarce any incentives to get high net worth individuals to put their cash into start-ups should be welcomed.

SETsquared Universities aim to raise £50m Angel Investment in response to the Chancellors moves to support new businesses

22ndMar 2012

The SETsquared Partnership greatly welcomes the Chancellors budget statements in support of new, entrepreneurial businesses and University Spin out companies.