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SETsquared Bristol provides a dynamic, modern, and supportive environment to grow your technology business. Launched in 2002 by the University of Bristol, and based at Engine Shed, we are currently supporting over 80 innovative ventures.

All technology businesses can benefit from our high quality support environment, guidance on business growth, and strong links to university expertise, whether you are from the private sector or a university spinout.

SETsquared is the global #1 University Business Incubator - a long standing enterprise partnership between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, and Surrey, which specialises in growing technology start-ups through its world class business incubation programme.

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Starting a business is hard. Starting a business on your own is harder. If you’re thinking of starting a high-growth potential business then SETsquared is the best place to begin.

Featured news and insights

LettUs Grow secures £1 million in funding to build the farms of the future

11th January 2019

SETsquared Bristol member, LettUs Grow, has secured £1 million in funding to build world-leading indoor growing facilities and feed the growing global population with its…

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SETsquared members get festive at Connect networking event

14th December 2018

On Thursday 13th December, Bristol’s tech scene gathered for the final SETsquared Bristol Connect of the year. The December networking event was bigger than usual…

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KETS Quantum Security raise over £2 million in investment

14th December 2018

SETsquared Bristol member, KETS Quantum Security, has joined the growing list of ventures that have achieved successful investment rounds in 2018.   Corporations and government…

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