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University of Bristol:
The University of Bristol is our parent company with huge ambitions to deliver world-leading research and innovation to address societies' greatest challenges.
Funding from the University allows us to offer our incubation programme at affordable rates for startups.
Our partnership offers our companies many benefits including:
SETsquared is a unique enterprise partnership and a dynamic collaboration between the six leading research-led UK universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.
Ranked as the Global No. 1 Business Incubator, it provides a wide range of highly acclaimed support programmes to help turn ideas into thriving businesses.
SETsquared Bristol companies receive benefits from the Partnership including the opportunities to apply for their annual investment showcase, INVEST and their Regional Angel Investment Accelerator (RAIA) scheme, funded by Innovate UK.
We're proud to be based at Engine Shed, in the heart of Bristol’s Enterprise Zone, and benefit from its location next to Bristol Temple Meads station.
Engine Shed is an enterprise hub that showcases the strengths and innovations of Bristol and the West of England region. It brings together collaborations between companies, investors, and academics. Engine Shed runs outreach and events programmes which focus on creating more opportunities for startups in the ecosystem, boosting the local economy and facilitating long term sustainable economic growth.
As partners of SETsquared, Engine Shed invests a percentage of their revenue back into SETsquared projects and activities to improve scale-up opportunities for its companies.