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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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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Social Enterprise & Innovation Startup Workshop #10
Jan
24
to Jan 25

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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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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Fully Funded SETsquared Start-up Entrepreneur's Programme
Sep
20
to Sep 21

Fully Funded SETsquared Start-up Entrepreneur's Programme

The programme is open to all - it is ideal for entrepreneurs with an idea for a tech-based product or service and founders of early-stage technology ventures, as well as more experienced entrepreneurs launching a new product/venture.

Applicants do not need to be associated with SETsquared's university partners in any way.

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Showcase in Therapeutic Innovation 2018
Sep
17
to Sep 18

Showcase in Therapeutic Innovation 2018

The Centre for Therapeutic Innovation at the University of Bath is hosting a showcase event on 17th and 18th September 2018. The topics at the event will include Targeting kinases/Respiratory disease/drug deliveries/auto-immunity and Fibrosis/biologics/Skin research/phosphatases & GPCRs and more. Further details about the event and registration are available through the following link. http://www.bath.ac.uk/events/showcase-in-therapeutic-innovation-2018/.

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

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

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

Speakers this session include:

David Pritchard from manderduffill.com on R&D Tax Credits: what can be claimed and how to claim, and the relationship between grant funding and R&D Tax credits.

Dan Grixti / Creative Director from Tusko Films www.tusko.co.uk will be giving his insight into the value-add of storytelling and how to best promote your startup using video.

Briony Phillips - Scale Up Enabler from Bristol Engineshed will be presenting her work and covering the resources that are available to growth companies in the region. 

Please REGISTER to attend.

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INNOVATE UK event: Innovation Loans Open Competition: Briefing and Workshop (South West)
Jul
31
9:30 AM09:30

INNOVATE UK event: Innovation Loans Open Competition: Briefing and Workshop (South West)

Find out vital information about innovation loans and how to develop a clear and compelling application

Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Enterprise Europe Network are hosting a briefing event for Innovate UK’s second Open innovation loans competition, which is currently open for application.


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Bristol VR Lab - Immersive Business Startup Workshop
Jul
18
2:00 PM14:00

Bristol VR Lab - Immersive Business Startup Workshop

The Bristol VR Lab will be hosting an introduction session for BVRL residents, members and associated early stage startups, to meet some of the organisations who will be providing business advice in the Immersive field.

Come along to hear from:

  • SETSquared Bath, with Garry Pratt, who are able to offer 12 hours of business support via the Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub

  • Enterprise Europe Network, with Gabriella Cox, who are able to offer 50 hours of business support via the Innovate 2 Succeed programme

  • TLT, with Lisa Urwin, who are able to offer legal advice to startups, particularly around IP

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LOW CARBON INNOVATION IN ENERGY SYSTEMS: THEMES, TRENDS AND HOW TO GET FUNDED!
Jul
12
9:00 AM09:00

LOW CARBON INNOVATION IN ENERGY SYSTEMS: THEMES, TRENDS AND HOW TO GET FUNDED!

The second workshop in our series of events will focus on Energy Systems and take place on Thursday 12th July at the Innovation Centre, Bath.

  • Do you have an idea for implementing sustainable energy systems?
     

  • Would you like advice on how to fund innovation within low carbon energy?
     

  • Do you want support to develop or improve methods of delivery or distribution for the renewable energy sector? 

APPLY NOW

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Webinar LIVE "Raising Scale-Up Investment - Series A+"
Jul
9
9:30 AM09:30

Webinar LIVE "Raising Scale-Up Investment - Series A+"

WHEN: Monday 9th July 2018, 9.30am          

WHERE: SETsquared Innovation Centre in Bath, or live webinar

Karl Wills, serial entrepreneur will be joining Jake Ronay for the first in a new series of live scale-up investment webinars. Karl will be discussing what investors look for from his experience at Pelipod and MetaPack. We will also talk through the Scale-Up Programme and how it can help.

You can attend the event at the Innovation Centre in Bath or watch the webinar which will be screened on Zoom limited to the first 100 people. 


REGISTER HERE   

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Tuesday Talks & Networking
Jul
3
12:30 PM12:30

Tuesday Talks & Networking

Andy Fuller from Designbull.co.uk on How To Build A Brand That Attracts

Claire Byers will be giving an over view on globalgoals.org and coveriing how to build sustainability into business strategy and practice.

Gabriella Cox from the European Enterprise Network will be presenting the latest opportunities from H2020 and the Knowledge Transfer Network.

Please RSVP or sign up on Meetup. 

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

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First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Jun
5
12:30 PM12:30

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event. 

Speakers this session will include:

An introduction to football data analysis platform and Bath SETsquared member Statsbomb by Co-Founder Charlotte Randell

Evan Rudowski from Atlantic Leap will talk about the investment landscape in the US and its relevance to UK Startups (and how to access it). 

Entrepreneur and SETsquared mentor Patrick Van Den Steen will talk about how games can predict behaviour and how his company Zodus is working to positively influence decisions about spending patterns.

Please RSVP or REGISTER to attend. 

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Bathcamp @ The GUILD
May
8
4:30 PM16:30

Bathcamp @ The GUILD

Community and Society

After all the stories of technology putting us out of work, destroying our attention spans, corrupting our kids and undermining the foundations of democracy, it's easy to forget how much good it can do :) So our positive focus for May is Community and Society and what technology can do to make them better, we have three great speakers.
Talks will begin by 7.15pm, doors will be open from 6.30. We're starting talks slightly later than usual as there will be a Bath Geek Girl Dinners event in the front room beforehand.

May's sponsors are the fantastic Rocket Makers, a Bath based agency who've been involved with our first speaker's project, along with a number of other positive community minded startups.

Sign up at: https://www.meetup.com/BathCamp/events/249134883/

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University-Industry R&D Collaborations in Immersive Technologies, Bath
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

University-Industry R&D Collaborations in Immersive Technologies, Bath

An Immerse UK and CAMERA Workshop: University-Industry R&D Collaborations in Immersive Technologies

Secrets to Winning Innovation Funding and Running Successful Collaborative Projects in Partnership with Universities

 

“New immersive technologies such as virtual, augmented and mixed reality are changing how we experience the world around us – from entertainment to art, to shops and classrooms.”

Innovate UK, 2018

Sign up at: 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-industry-rd-collaborations-in-immersive-technologies-bath-tickets-45239022133

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First Tuesday Talks & Networking
May
1
12:30 PM12:30

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event. 

Speakers this session:

What resources and programmes are available locally to help you expand into overseas markets? Andrew Fraser from the Department of International Trade

Building high performing teams and creating a sustainable culture of innovation as you scale.
Jane Ginnever from http://shift-work.co.uk/

How to address the skills gap in tech? Mike Oram from Mayden Academy https://maydenacademy.co.uk/ introduces their Zero to coder in 16 weeks Programme

 

Please REGISTER or RSVP

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TechforGoodBath meetup - digital tech for mental health
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

TechforGoodBath meetup - digital tech for mental health

We will explore the challenges, opportunities and case studies for the use of digital tech in supporting mental health services. In particular we will explore the vision for technology within the Bath and North East Somerset health and care system.

- Improve signposting to services and better connecting the mental health sector in BANES
- Digital Community Champions for BANES
- Case study 1 - Digital tools to support emotional and mental health issues in young people
- Case study 2 - Virtual learning to engage and inform young people on the subject of mental health

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First Tuesday Talks & Networking
Apr
10
12:30 PM12:30

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event. 

- Miles Davies and Serena Giaminardi: will present the SETsquared Scale Up programme and outline the  opportunities for growth businesses to access support and funding for grant writing.  

- Pitch slot: Graduate entrepreneur Dana Lattouf, Founder of  https://tickitto.com/

- Product demo and startup journey: Martin Coulthard will be introducing his platform Numerable Software

Please register at Meetup or email innovation-centre@bath.ac.uk to RSVP. 

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

First Tuesday Talks & Networking

Join us for our monthly networking event. Sign up at https://www.meetup.com/BathSpark/events/247800934/

Every month we bring you 3x10 min lightening talks on entrepreneurship, funding, new tech and how to grow an amazing business! Grab some lunch and network with Bath’s most innovative businesses.

Speakers for March: 
1. Maria Kalama, Sector Lead - InnovateUK - https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/innovate-uk
Maria will be talking about 2018 funding opportunities from Innovate UK, including changes to the Open competition, as well as the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Followed by Q&A.
2. "Storytelling through brand and imagery" - business acceleration talk from Chemistry Works (http://www.thechemistryworks.co.uk)
3. Bath SETsquared Startup pitch slot: Hedge App (fintech) - Introduction by the founding team to their app/AI-driven micro-savings jmpact Investment platform.

 

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