Business Acceleration Hubs - launching 2018

The University of Bath has been awarded £1.5 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to deliver start-up, scale-up, open innovation and investment support to grow 100 digitally innovative businesses and 130 advanced engineering businesses over three years.

IAAPS will play a central role in building the advanced engineering SME hub. Bath SETsquared will be the delivery partner for business acceleration services across the programmes. 

Support will be provided in a number of ways including grants of up to £10,000, knowledge exchange, mentoring, research and innovation expertise and resource, business-university research partnerships, as well as bringing SMEs together with large corporate businesses though existing investor networks.

Read the press release > 

Schedule and application

  • The Advanced Engineering Business Acceleration Hub: target launch Spring 2018
  • The Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub: target launch Spring 2018

Please complete the form if you are a growth business and would like to submit an expression of interest for business acceleration support; 


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