Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #11
Mar
21
to Mar 22

Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #11

  • Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you (or would you like to be) a social enterprise entrepreneur? Do you have an idea for a sustainable business with a social purpose or are you looking for growth or funding for an existing venture?

These interactive workshops are for new social entrepreneurs, early stage business founders and charity leaders. The workshops will equip delegates with the skills and networks needed to create lasting change and to build sustainable businesses. As well as providing the tools and skills to help create a business plan, the workshop leaders present the options on structuring a social business as well as provide guidance on funding and mentoring.

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Get into nuclear for start-ups & SMEs
Mar
21
5:00 PM17:00

Get into nuclear for start-ups & SMEs

The UK nuclear market is in expansion, with EDF Energy building Hinkley Point C and Sizewell. £50bn worth of contracts are to be allocated in the South West. If you are thinking about penetrating this market, this event will be for you.

Whether you are a start-up or an SME, the South West Nuclear Hub can help you.

No need to have previous nuclear experience; your high-tech capabilities can be transferred to the nuclear industry, with the help of the Hub.

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Bristol Women in Business Charter Launch
Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Bristol Women in Business Charter Launch

  • College Green Bristol, England, BS1 5TR United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Tuesday 26th March, Bristol will take a significant step towards greater gender equality with the launch of the Women in Business Charter.

Developed by the Women in Business Task Group, part of the Bristol Women’s Commission, the Charter aims to recognise the positive intent of Bristol businesses to move towards increased levels of gender equality, and support them to achieve that.

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Meet & Speak Club Bath | Fake it until you become it
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

Meet & Speak Club Bath | Fake it until you become it

Meet & Speak Clubs are a supportive space for women to take to their feet and find their voice. We launched in Bristol in February and we are now starting up again in Bath.

In this session, we talk about some of the memorable speeches we’ve seen and heard (historical and recent), and take a turn at re-enacting them. Can speaking someone else’s words and imitating their actions help us forget our nerves (and provide some laughs).

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APRIL First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Apr
2
12:30 PM12:30

APRIL First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event - in association with Techspark.  

Speakers this session include:

Scale up Enabler Briony Phillips will be sharing a quarterly update on how to access to investment in the region from Angels and VC’s

Startup story: University of Bath spinout and SETsquared members Gen3D will be sharing their journey from lab to office and demo’ing their generative design software.

Heather Macdonald Tait, Founder at WHY Communications will be giving some top tips on lean marketing for startups

Special appearance from the winners from the University of Bath Apps Crunch student enterprise competition!

Cassie Yates from Business West will be talking about SME Coaching Grants.

Please register to attend or RSVP to the innovation-centre@bath.ac.uk

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STBAH Sustainable Economy event series #1 Designing out Waste & Pollution
Apr
3
8:00 AM08:00

STBAH Sustainable Economy event series #1 Designing out Waste & Pollution

The STBAH are hosting a series of linked events exploring approaches to creating a sustainable economy. These events will aim to stimulate a regional conversation about how we can achieve the 3 principles of a sustainable economy bringing the voices of academics, funders, innovators, SMEs and corporates to the debate.

The first event will be a topic of #1 Designing out Waste and Pollution

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SETsquared #Idea2Pitch
Apr
30
12:30 PM12:30

SETsquared #Idea2Pitch

  • Training Room 3, Barton Hill Settlement (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you have a great tech business idea, but don’t know where to start? Or are you unsure what to do next in order to grow your technology company? Then sign up for #Idea2Pitch event hosted by SETsquared Bristol to help hone your ideas, and shape them into a pitch for gaining interest or support in your venture.

This event is designed for non-SETsquared members. Tech founders or aspiring tech entrepreneurs of all levels and backgrounds are welcome to apply to attend.

#Idea2Pitch includes an interactive workshop on what makes a good business idea, and how to pitch it for maximum effect, and an introduction to SETsquared, the Global No.1 university-backed business incubator. 

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Withers & Rogers | IP Primer course
May
8
1:00 PM13:00

Withers & Rogers | IP Primer course

A practical, hands-on look at how intellectual property rights fit into the innovation process.

Withers & Rogers would like to invite you to our latest IP Primer course. This half-day intensive session takes a fresh, accessible, workshop-based approach to the issues of identifying and exploiting Intellectual Property (IP) rights. We look at the entire innovation process, from concept through to commercialisation and set out the context in which IP rights arise and how and why they are useful.

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Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup *FINAL* Workshop #12
May
9
to May 10

Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup *FINAL* Workshop #12

  • Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you (or would you like to be) a social enterprise entrepreneur? Do you have an idea for a sustainable business with a social purpose or are you looking for growth or funding for an existing venture?

These interactive workshops are for new social entrepreneurs, early stage business founders and charity leaders. The workshops will equip delegates with the skills and networks needed to create lasting change and to build sustainable businesses. As well as providing the tools and skills to help create a business plan, the workshop leaders present the options on structuring a social business as well as provide guidance on funding and mentoring.

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ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019  Q2
May
30
12:30 PM12:30

ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019 Q2

Held at the Engine Shed in Bristol, the Quarterly Investment Briefing is a new, regular gathering of investors at all stages and is designed to create space for investors to:

  • Discover new opportunities and investment vehicles on the horizon

  • Learn about key investment news - internationally, nationally and regionally

  • Connect and collaborate with one another and share good practice

Every QIB is an opportunity for investors to network, share and learn. It will include lightning pitches and conversation, a run down of those companies raising investment that quarter and some analysis of data from Beauhurst.

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STBAH Sustainable Economy event series: #2 Keep Products & Materials in Use
Jun
27
8:00 AM08:00

STBAH Sustainable Economy event series: #2 Keep Products & Materials in Use

The STBAH are hosting a series of linked events exploring approaches to creating a sustainable economy. These events will aim to stimulate a regional conversation about how we can achieve the 3 principles of a sustainable economy bringing the voices of academics, funders, innovators, SMEs and corporates to the debate.

This second event will be on the topic of #2 Keeping Products and Materials in Use

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ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019  Q3
Sep
12
4:30 PM16:30

ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019 Q3

Held at the Engine Shed in Bristol, the Quarterly Investment Briefing is a new, regular gathering of investors at all stages and is designed to create space for investors to:

  • Discover new opportunities and investment vehicles on the horizon

  • Learn about key investment news - internationally, nationally and regionally

  • Connect and collaborate with one another and share good practice

Every QIB is an opportunity for investors to network, share and learn. It will include lightning pitches and conversation, a run down of those companies raising investment that quarter and some analysis of data from Beauhurst.

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STBAH Sustainable Economy event series: #3 Regenerate Natural Systems
Sep
18
8:00 AM08:00

STBAH Sustainable Economy event series: #3 Regenerate Natural Systems

The STBAH are hosting a series of linked events exploring approaches to creating a sustainable economy. These events will aim to stimulate a regional conversation about how we can achieve the 3 principles of a sustainable economy bringing the voices of academics, funders, innovators, SMEs and corporates to the debate.

Our third event in this series will be on the topic of #3 Regenerating Natural Systems

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ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019  Q4
Nov
28
12:30 PM12:30

ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019 Q4

Held at the Engine Shed in Bristol, the Quarterly Investment Briefing is a new, regular gathering of investors at all stages and is designed to create space for investors to:

  • Discover new opportunities and investment vehicles on the horizon

  • Learn about key investment news - internationally, nationally and regionally

  • Connect and collaborate with one another and share good practice

Every QIB is an opportunity for investors to network, share and learn. It will include lightning pitches and conversation, a run down of those companies raising investment that quarter and some analysis of data from Beauhurst.

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KTN | Immersive and Digital Business Meet-Up
Mar
20
8:00 AM08:00

KTN | Immersive and Digital Business Meet-Up

If you are an innovator with or utilising Immersive and/or Digital technologies and looking for support to help you grow your business, join us at our informal information and networking event in Bath.

The session is designed to support digital companies and learn more about the Innovate UK family, including Immerse UK, the Digital Catapult, and the Knowledge Transfer Network, as well as other organisations that have opportunities and support for UK based businesses across all sectors.

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International Women's Day Festival | Rosie invited to be a guest speaker
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

International Women's Day Festival | Rosie invited to be a guest speaker

A special Women’s Day event supporting and empowering the women of Frome…

There will be short talks with special guest speakers throughout the day and taster workshops.

Frome Town Council kicks of the International Women’s Day event at the Cheese and Grain with Women Mean Business. Our very own Centre Director, Rosie Bennett will be first on stage to talk about what drives and motivates women to launch businesses and why supporting entrepreneurship at an early stage is so important.

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ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019  Q1
Mar
6
4:30 PM16:30

ENGINE SHED QUARTERLY INVESTMENT BRIEFINGS 2019 Q1

Held at the Engine Shed in Bristol, the Quarterly Investment Briefing is a new, regular gathering of investors at all stages and is designed to create space for investors to:

  • Discover new opportunities and investment vehicles on the horizon

  • Learn about key investment news - internationally, nationally and regionally

  • Connect and collaborate with one another and share good practice

Every QIB is an opportunity for investors to network, share and learn. It will include lightning pitches and conversation, a run down of those companies raising investment that quarter and some analysis of data from Beauhurst.

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MARCH First Tuesday Talks and Networking
Mar
5
12:30 PM12:30

MARCH First Tuesday Talks and Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event - in association with Techspark.  

Speakers this session include:

Dr. Michael Wright, Senior Teaching Fellow from the Department of Computer Science will be the giving an insight into the University of Bath Institute of Coding and the new Apprenticeship Degrees.

Dan Whiston from UFI Charitable Trust. VocTech Specialist 2019 open for applications

Stephen Martin from Bishop Fleming - “Getting You Funding through Tax - R&D tax credits and EIS”.

Maddy Nichols from Spin Up Science will be sharing news about the Launch Great West Awards

Please REGISTER if you would like to come or RSVP to innovation-centre@bath.ac.uk.

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Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #10
Feb
14
to Feb 15

Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #10

  • Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you (or would you like to be) a social enterprise entrepreneur? Do you have an idea for a sustainable business with a social purpose or are you looking for growth or funding for an existing venture?

These interactive workshops are for new social entrepreneurs, early stage business founders and charity leaders. The workshops will equip delegates with the skills and networks needed to create lasting change and to build sustainable businesses. As well as providing the tools and skills to help create a business plan, the workshop leaders present the options on structuring a social business as well as provide guidance on funding and mentoring.

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SETsquared Scale-Up Investor Breakfast Briefing
Feb
13
8:30 AM08:30

SETsquared Scale-Up Investor Breakfast Briefing

The Investor Breakfast Briefings are a great opportunity to meet some of the Scale-Ups looking to raise investment, to get to know the teams and to make deals happen. We will give updates on the programme and want to get your thoughts on what type of companies you are looking for and how we can bring you good deal flow.

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FEB First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Feb
5
12:30 PM12:30

FEB First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event - in association with Techspark.  

Speakers this session include:

Dr. Michael Wright, Senior Teaching Fellow from the Department of Computer Science will be the giving an insight into the University of

Bath Institute of Coding and the new Apprenticeship Degrees.

Jonathan Knee from Avon Wealth Management who will be talking about 'How to go into business with your friends - riskfree!'

Oscar De Mello from the University of Bath Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications CAMERA - will be sharing their latest projects and talking about collaboration opportunities.

Fran Zuch will be presenting Bath Girl Geeks and talking about what's in store for 2019

Please REGISTER if you would like to reserve a space.

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Looking Further: Innovation and growth in Sustainable Technology
Jan
17
5:30 PM17:30

Looking Further: Innovation and growth in Sustainable Technology

This event will showcase some case studies of how the University is supporting and driving innovation in sustainable technology. There will be the opportunity to hear from entrepreneurs seeking to create new businesses and academic researchers providing insights into new methodologies and approaches. A panel Q&A will be chaired by Veronica Hope Hailey, Vice President of Corporate Engagement and Dean of the School of Management.

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Silicon Gorge Investment pitch night
Dec
6
2:30 PM14:30

Silicon Gorge Investment pitch night

10 startups pitching to a room full of investors from Bristol and Bath and further afield.

The showcase this year will be happening as part of Bristech 2018 and will take place on 6 December. 2018’s iteration of Silicon Gorge has raised the upper limit of investment sought, from £2m to £5m, after consulting with investors. Applicants will be selected via a competitive process with a pitching competition taking place mid-November to decide the successful applicants.

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Apprenticeships for SMEs - The Basics
Dec
6
7:45 AM07:45

Apprenticeships for SMEs - The Basics

According to our 2017 Business Skills and Training Survey, 64.9% of businesses have never used an apprentice and over 50% claim they have no knowledge of the apprenticeship levy.

Businesses are just not aware of the benefits that hiring an apprentice can bring, how developing existing valued staff through apprenticeships improves retention, skills and morale and how they can be effective for SMEs as well as larger employers.

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West of England Christmas Special Cluster - Event #5 - The Gift of Learning
Dec
4
4:00 PM16:00

West of England Christmas Special Cluster - Event #5 - The Gift of Learning

Due to popular demand the West of England are delighted to host their final event of the year in the amazing Hartham Park venue. Given that Christmas is the season of giving, they have focused on the superb services and courses that are out there for Cyber SME - especially the Veteran community.

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First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Dec
4
12:30 PM12:30

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

  • University of Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our monthly networking event - in association with Techspark.  

Speakers this session include:

David Canepa Talamas will be presenting his pilot project of an AR tour of Bath that has been commissioned by Visit Bath to bring new kind of tourist experience to the city. Includes an AR portal of the Royal Crescent and a virtual Jane Austen doing the floss!

Startup story: Graduate Innovation Award winner Nia Simpson will be presenting the Compact Cane – an intelligent, discreet ‘white cane’ for blind people, developed in her final year Specialist Design project.

Chris May, Founder and MD from Mayden will be talking about how the Bath based tech company has grown and flourished to be one of they city's biggest tech employees, and how they have recently Best Development Team of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards.

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Productivity through People programme - Preview Event
Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

Productivity through People programme - Preview Event

Productivity through People is a twelve month programme for key decision-makers within Small and Medium sized Enterprises in the South West, starting January 2019.

You are invited to join Executive Education, School of Management at a preview event in Bath on Monday 3rd December 2018 to learn more about this innovative programme designed to support and invest in the business leaders of the future.

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Assistive and Enabling Technologies; Past, Present and Future
Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

Assistive and Enabling Technologies; Past, Present and Future

Designability would love to welcome you along to their 50th Annual Lecture with talks from Professor Roger Orpwood, Professor Nigel Harris and Professor Praminda Caleb-Solly. Designability (formerly Bath Institute of Medical Engineering) has been at the forefront of development of assistive technologies for 50 years.

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First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Nov
6
12:30 PM12:30

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event - in association with Techspark.  

Speakers this session include:

Simon Martin (Programme Director – Growth and Enterprise) will give an overview of BaNES Council’s projects and plans to increase commercial space within the area – including the Quays.

Lucia Velasco will talk about her experience of working within agile tech teams and explain the general principles of the Agile Method.

Sarah Smith from Development Bank Wales will talk about the investment and support opportunities for companies that set up and grow in Wales.

Please register to attend.

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Student enterprise: 3 Day Startup
Oct
19
9:30 AM09:30

Student enterprise: 3 Day Startup

This year's 3 Day Startup is happening in Surrey from 19-21 October 2018. If you'd like to apply for a place please follow this link http://surrey.3daystartup.org/ and fill in the application form. We have 10 places for students - UGs and PGs from the University of Bath. Successful candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed by Friday 5 October. Good luck!

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Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #9
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #9

  • Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you (or would you like to be) a social enterprise entrepreneur? Do you have an idea for a sustainable business with a social purpose or are you looking for growth or funding for an existing venture?

These interactive workshops are for new social entrepreneurs, early stage business founders and charity leaders. The workshops will equip delegates with the skills and networks needed to create lasting change and to build sustainable businesses. As well as providing the tools and skills to help create a business plan, the workshop leaders present the options on structuring a social business as well as provide guidance on funding and mentoring.

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First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Oct
2
12:30 PM12:30

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event - in association with Techspark.  

Speakers this session include:

Steve Fuller from The House http://www.thehouse.co.uk/ on creating a compelling vision for your company. A vision that fuels your narrative - a story to inspire your culture and your customers.

Startup story: David Ringsell from TalkIT will be talking about his entrepreneurial journey and insights into growing a SAAS business.

Sam Laite from fwdthinkingrecruitment.co.uk on best practice when recruiting for tech start ups– how to source and retain top talent and create well balanced teams.

Please register to attend.

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@Home with SETsquared - Digital Innovation Scale-Up Event for University of Bath Academics
Oct
2
12:00 PM12:00

@Home with SETsquared - Digital Innovation Scale-Up Event for University of Bath Academics

Date: 2nd October, 12.00 - 2.00 pm 

Venue: Ensemble Room -  University of Bath - Claverton Down Campus - BA2 7AY

  • Do you want to generate more impact from your research?

  • Are you looking to increase links with industry?

  • Do you want to access additional funding for your collaborative research projects?

Then this event is just for you and will give ​you insights into generating more impact from your research, accessing funding and increasing your links with industry. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

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CAMERA Expert Speaker Series: Professor Richard Bowden
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

CAMERA Expert Speaker Series: Professor Richard Bowden

Vision and AI: then, now and tomorrow

This talk tries to summarise the Computer Vision and AI as it has developed. It will look at two ongoing research problems at Surrey, that of sign language translation and autonomous vehicles. Where we are now and what problems remain to be solved. In the context of the field we will discuss the shortcomings of current AI and what work needs to be done to truly achieve human performance.

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West of England Cyber Cluster Event #3
Sep
20
4:00 PM16:00

West of England Cyber Cluster Event #3

The West of England Cyber Cluster returns to Bath and welcomes you to Event #3. We are long overdue a session in Bath and thanks to the University of Bath Innovation Centre and Set Squared we will be hosting our event at their fabulous location on Broad Quay.

We are delighted to be able to bring you this edition with Set Squared and look forward to welcoming you to Broad Quay after the Long Hot Summer.

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