Sunshine and celebration at the Bath SETsquared Showcase

Last week we held our annual summer showcase at the Boston Team party and it was a lively and celebratory affair. In the last 12 months Bath SETsquared members have raised over £8.5m in investment funding, SETsquared has been named Global #1 Business Incubator, and the University has launched 4 ERDF funded business acceleration hubs to support 650 companies for the next 3 years - so it was definitely time for a party! 

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The University of Bath launches new programme to power high-growth UK companies

The University of Bath, as part of the SETsquared Partnership, today launched a programme to enable some of the UK’s best tech scale-up companies become the sector giants of tomorrow.

It is expected to generate over £25bn for by 2030, create an additional 30,000 high-skilled jobs in the tech sector, and help improve Britain’s poor investment record in research and development.

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Football Analysts StatsBomb Launch New Data to meet market demand

We are pleased to welcome football analytics consultancy StatsBomb to Bath SETsquared, just as they announce the launch of their new football event data platform.

Having worked with football data since the company was founded in January 2017, StatsBomb have evolved the platform to meet the demands of coaches and analysts looking for highly detailed real time data insight on players and matches.

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AleTrim join the Sustainable Technology Business Acceleration Hub to deliver the perfect pint!

Bath’s pioneering sustainable technologies programme has attracted a company that is dedicated to serving the perfect pint as it ramps up its role as the UK’s first business acceleration hub dedicated to the sector.

Oliver Browne-Wilkinson, founder and owner of StapleBarn Ltd, is the brains behind AleTrim, a unique nozzle that easily fits onto the end of any beer tap and controls frothing, to deliver the perfect pint without the spillage.

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New dates announced for the Social Enterprise & Innovation Programme

The #SEIP  programme is currently supporting 190 people to start a new business and 87 social enterprises to grow. Whether they provide innovative learning aids for children, distribute excess food to the community or create new careers for veterans, these entrepreneurs came to #SEIP to overcome barriers to starting up. The next course dates have just been announced! 

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First company onboard the Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub

As the key delivery partner for the Sustainable Technology Business Acceleration Hub  (STBAH), Bath SETsquared are pleased to welcome local sustainable architectural design firm, Hewitt Studios as the first company onto the programme.

Hewitt Studios was established in 2008 as an innovative, multi-disciplinary design studio, specialising in environmental-responsible Architecture, Product and Urban Design. 

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IoT​ ​Boost​ announces second call for applications

SETsquared Bristol in partnership with High Tech Bristol & Bath CIC (HBB) has announced the second call for its Internet of Things (IoT) Boost project. The global high tech incubator is looking for five IoT start-ups to join the national programme (IoTUK) to help them to bring their product or service to market. 

Applicants have until 19th February 2018 to apply, with the successful entrants being announced a month later on 19th March 2018.

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