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£8 million boost to expand ICURe research commercialisation programme

11thApr 2018

Warwick University and Queen’s University Belfast are to help researchers get commercially promising ideas to the marketplace more quickly thanks to an £8 million funding boost, Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced.

The universities will join the expanded Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research (ICURe) pilot programme, supported by Innovate UK. The programme offers university researchers with innovative ideas up to £35,000 to ‘get out of the lab’ and validate these in the marketplace.

IoT Boost 2 off to a flying start with seven tech start-ups set to join the cohort

9thApr 2018
  • Cerberus Laboratories, Cotham Technologies, Inventyourhome, IoTechnics, Lettus Grow, YoUrban and Zoetrope have been announced as the seven companies joining the Internet of Things (IoT) Boost 2 programme
  • The programme is run by SETsquared Bristol and High Tech Bristol and Bath (HBB)
  • The cohort will receive support as they bring the product to market through mentoring, training, expert advice, and access to business networks

Oracle Searching for Startups to Partner with for Bristol Cohort 2

9thApr 2018

Coming off a successful inaugural cohort, including being named the No. 2 accelerator in the U.K., our Bristol-based Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator program is looking to partner with startups for cohort 2.  We want to be business enablers—helping our startups growth their businesses, generate revenue, garner reference customers, and drive cloud-based innovation. The inaugural Bristol cohort did just that—and we’re looking for startups for an even better cohort 2.

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