Cardiff joins the SETsquared Partnership

Cardiff University has become the sixth partner of SETsquared, the world’s top-ranked university-business incubator. Cardiff joins the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton, and Surrey and will further strengthen the group’s capability for providing enterprise and innovation programmes for researchers, entrepreneurs and high-growth companies in its ecosystem. The SETsquared Partnership has an enviable track-record having…

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#Idea2Pitch returns as part of Bristol Technology Festival to support early-stage tech startups

Our free #Idea2Pitch workshop for tech startups is returning in-person at Engine Shed on 13th October 2021 as part of Bristol Technology Festival. #Idea2Pitch is a chance for novice entrepreneurs to explore the viability of a new business idea or for early-stage companies to enhance and hone their skills before approaching investors. The event includes…

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We’re expanding our team with three new Entrepreneurs in Residence

We’re delighted to be expanding our team with three new Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) from August 2021.  Anna-Lisa Wesley, Olivia Champion and Stewart Noakes have been appointed to join existing EiR, Rick Chapman.   The increase to a team of four EiRs is in response to our growing membership, which is currently at 85 companies. In 2020, we widened our membership eligibility to founders or…

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Neuronostics reach final of global competition

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

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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Neighbourly raises £3m Series A investment

SETsquared Bristol alumnus, Neighbourly, has raised £3 million in Series A investment to accelerate the growth and impact of their award-winning giving platform. Since launching the platform in 2014, they’ve worked with corporate partners like Aldi, M&S, Lidl, Danone, M&G Investments, Cadent and RSA Insurance, to support over 16,000 local good causes across the UK…

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Live-performance, augmented reality app, ‘The Round’, launches with exclusive event listing of EE BAFTA

Pioneering, live-performance and technology company, ‘The Round’, will launch its unique, immersive and self-titled app with an exclusive event listing at 6:45pm this Sunday, 11th April. Created using EE’s award-winning 5G-network, the AR music performance from EE will feature platinum-selling artist Liam Payne, ahead of the opening of the 2021 EE British Academy Film Awards.…

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