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Scaling-up through innovation

Scaling-up through innovation


Is your business located in Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire or Gloucestershire?

Are you looking for innovation support to help with the challenges in strategic growth?


This event, run in partnership with Innovate UK KTN and the University of Bristol, is for all investable businesses located in the Greater Bristol and Bath, Wiltshire, or Gloucestershire area to share their strategic growth challenges, in order to partner with appropriate innovation support.

Whether you are already at or past the Scale-up stage, or a start-up aspiring to reach that point, two years on from the initial COVID lockdown we want to know your strategic innovation challenges, and to partner you with appropriate innovation support.

  • What are your barriers to innovation?
  • What are your obstacles to growth?
  • What perspectives have COVID changed – for better or worse?
  • How can we help?

Who should attend?

Whatever your business sector, if you are a Business Leader/Director/Senior Manager of a company located in the Greater Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, or Gloucestershire area interested in Growth through Innovation, you should attend.

You may be interested in managing complex supply chains and logistics; achieving scalable growth; developing new technologies; responding to Net Zero targets; diversifying into new markets, embracing the digital revolution, increasing productivity, or gaining insights from your big data. Whatever your challenge, we want to know, and help you overcome it.

Why attend?

  • Present business-critical challenges
  • Share strategic business insights
  • Connect with national and international support agencies
  • Receive support on your innovation journey
  • Shape and curate our future support


15:00 – Welcome and Introduction

15:05 – One minute pitches from national and international support agencies

15:15 – Keynote Speaker – “Scaling through Innovation” – Steve Mayers, Head of Scale up | SETsquared

15:25 – Business Leaders – “Challenges and Needs” – Roundtable discussions

16:05 – Panel – Keynote and Stakeholders; audience questions

16:20 – Partnering and Networking activity

16:45 – Concluding remarks and next steps


Can’t come along to this event but still interested in accessing support? Get in touch at [email protected]

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