Southampton Science Park announced launch of the Catalyst Centre

4thJul 2012

The Catalyst Centre is a new initiative being developed by Southampton Science Park in association with SETsquared. The aim of the Catalyst Centre is to identify high quality, ‘high tech’, business propositions which are capable of significant growth and provide the entrepreneurs concerned with intensive support to enable their businesses to develop and flourish.

Universities and business forge stronger partnership – new National Centre announced

3rdJul 2012

The Council for Industry and Higher Education (CIHE) announced plans to launch a new National Centre for Universities and Business. The centre will focus on strengthening the strategic partnership between universities and business with a view to driving economic growth and recovery. HEFCE will initially fund the centre, with support from other national funding bodies.

SETsquared announces ethical bag company as winner of Uni Popshop competition

2ndJul 2012

Most profitable team at one-day trading event

SETsquared has announced the winner of its Uni Popshop student entrepreneurship competition. The prize was won by University of Bath team ElephantBranded, which made a profit of £458 at the one-day event.