£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.

Pioneering healthcare entrepreneurs ready their innovations for market

29thMar 2018
The class of the Wessex Health Innovation Programme 2018

Healthcare innovators from across the South of England gathered together to test out their business ideas in a four-day programme hosted by SETsquared and the Wessex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).

SETsquared Bristol reflect on Global No 1 News

26thMar 2018

The team at SETsquared Bristol were thrilled when it was announced in February that SETsquared partnership had held on to the top position as the world’s leading business incubator.

Ranked for its outstanding contribution to developing the next generation of UK tech entrepreneurs, SETsquared’s win comes as a result of the world's most extensive benchmark study of university-linked business incubators and accelerators, conducted by UBI Global, which has recognised SETsquared as the World’s Top Business Incubator - Managed by University.

DATE: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
VENUE: Ordnance Survey, Explorer House, Adanac Drive, Southampton

Zeetta Networks NetOS® Provides Platform for New £5m 5G Smart Tourism Project

21stMar 2018
  • Zeetta Networks’ NetOS® platform will host multiple networks deploying 5G connectivity to deliver the 5G Smart Tourism project
  • The 5G Smart Tourism Project has gained £5m in funding from the UK government to make AR and VR tourism attractions a reality
  • Bristol and the surrounding area is further established as the world leader in 5G smart city innovation through Zeetta Networks’ NetOS® platform in the 5G Testbed

SETsquared's Scale-Up Programme to fuel company growth

21stMar 2018

SETsquared’s Scale-Up programme will provide a range of new resources that will help high-growth companies develop innovative new products and services and scale their businesses.

DATE: Mon, March 19, 2018 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM