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Ferryx win Best Elevator Pitch award at Tech-Xpo 2021

By SETsquared-Bristol / 1st July 2021

Ferryx, a biotech company tackling gastrointestinal inflammation, pitched alongside ten other startups from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene to win ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ at Tech-Xpo on Wednesday 30 June. Tech-Xpo is our flagship pitch, demo, connect showcase, providing a platform for startups to showcase their innovative technologies and raise investment. Founded in 2019 as a spin-out from the University of Bristol, Ferryx…

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Neuronostics reach final of global competition

By SETsquared-Bristol / 24th June 2021

Neuronostics, a SETsquared Bristol member, is one of four finalists for the Nature Spinoff Prize 2021. The finalists were chosen for their potential to translate world-leading scientific research into products and services that would have lasting impact on society. Neuronostics was co-founded by Professor John Terry and Dr Wessel Woldman in 2018. Since that time,…

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Europas Finalist Accelerator Award

SETsquared Bristol shortlisted as Hottest Accelerator in Europe for second consecutive year

By Tamsin Denbigh / 14th June 2021

We are thrilled to be announced as a finalist of the Hottest Accelerator Award in The Europas, the premier awards for the hottest tech startups in Europe. This is our second year in the shortlist, with 2020 seeing us winning the title against stiff competition from London and European accelerators. This year, SETsquared Bristol is…

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Pitching companies announced for Tech-Xpo 2021

By SETsquared-Bristol / 2nd June 2021

Eleven startup companies from Bristol’s world-leading tech scene have been shortlisted to pitch and demo their innovative products at our flagship Tech-Xpo 2021 event on 30 June. The companies competing for the Best Elevator Pitch are: AI Labs, Airway Medical, Brijj, Cotham Technologies, Data³, Ferryx, Groundwaves, Kaedim, Radii Devices, Stratiphy and Yello Butterfly. The annual showcase will be…

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Student-led robotics startup wins SETsquared membership in the University of Bristol’s New Enterprise Competition

By SETsquared-Bristol / 26th May 2021

Senmag Robotics have won a 12-month membership to SETsquared Bristol and legal support from VWV as runners-up in this year’s University of Bristol New Enterprise Competition. Senmag Robotics combine ultra-precise motion tracking with high-fidelity 3D force feedback to allow a user to move around a virtual 3D environment and physically interact with objects within it.…

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#Idea2Pitch workshop is back to help early startups get pitch perfect

By SETsquared-Bristol / 11th May 2021

Our next #Idea2Pitch workshop for tech entrepreneurs is on 15 June 2021. #Idea2Pitch is a chance for novice entrepreneurs to explore the viability of a new business idea, or an opportunity for early stage companies to enhance and hone their skills before approaching investors. This free event includes a workshop on what makes a good…

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Join our team as Entrepreneur in Residence

By SETsquared-Bristol / 6th May 2021

We’re looking for an Entrepreneur in Residence to join our award-winning team at SETsquared Bristol.  We incubate tech startups – helping them transition from where they are now to where they need to be. We put our founders first, recognising that no two startups are the same, which is why helping them develop is so exciting. Our members benefit from truly bespoke advice crafted around their…

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LettUs Grow and Harper Adams partner to bring the benefits of vertical farming to greenhouses

By SETsquared-Bristol / 5th May 2021

SETsquared Bristol member, LettUs Grow, an indoor farming technology provider in Bristol, has partnered with Harper Adams University to trial different technologies and irrigation systems within greenhouse and vertical farming settings. With a growing population and struggling climate, it’s never been more crucial to intensify food production in a sustainable way. Many are looking to…

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Ferryx partners with AB Agri in first broiler chicken trial of stress-responsive probiotic

By SETsquared-Bristol / 27th April 2021

Live bacteria alternative to chemical intervention has significant poultry welfare implications. SETsquared Bristol member, Ferryx, a Bristol-based biotech startup, has announced that it has signed a partnership to conduct the first ever UK poultry trials of its lead product, with AB Agri, a global agri-food business focussed on food security and sustainability. AB Agri will…

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Sophie Connolly joins as Team Assistant

By SETsquared-Bristol / 12th April 2021

We are pleased to welcome Sophie Connolly to the SETsquared Bristol team as our Team Assistant.  Sophie is responsible for managing the SETsquared Bristol office and organising various activities for our members, such as events, workshops and Business Review Panels.   Having recently graduated from the University West of England (UWE) with a Masters in Innovation and Applied Entrepreneurship in 2019, Sophie has been heavily involved in entrepreneurship education regionally. Most notably co-founding the Female…

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