Grow your business

Growing or scaling a business comes with its own set of challenges.

You may have a team, an idea, a product. How do you take it to the next phase – meet the right people, find the right support, get access to the facilities and resources you need? Perhaps you need space. Or maybe mentors, academic expertise, lawyers, R&D, investment. 

Business acceleration and incubation

The Bristol SETsquared Centre, ranked in 2015 as the world’s best university backed business incubator, is located in Engine Shed, based next to Temple Meads station.  It provides the following for high-tech, high-growth businesses, from inside and outside the University:

  • coaching
  • mentoring
  • skills workshops to help develop your business
  • business review panels
  • access to professional service firms
  • shared and dedicated office space
  • investor readiness training and more.

The Engine Shed provides iconic meeting room, seminar and networking space at commercial rates as well as co-working space and use of the Business Lounge for current members – including all academic staff from the universities of Bristol, Bath, Bath Spa and UWE.

Bristol and Bath Science Park

Space and facilities for science and technology businesses, both large and small. It is located near the M4 and M5 motorways.

Pervasive Media Studio

Residencies for artists, creative companies, technologists and academics exploring experience design and creative technology in the Watershed Arts Centre.

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