Archive for the ‘Innovation Centre’ Category

Bath one of two UK unis to feature in THE's tech challenger list

The 55 institutions in the Times Higher Education list have been selected because of their innovative and pioneering approaches to research collaboration and funding.

Techspark profiles our Innovation Centre

Our successful Innovation Centre at Carpenter House in the city centre has become an important hub for entrepreneurship offering workshops, courses, startup incubation, internships and student enterprise activities.

Health, digital & mobile start-ups showcase innovative tech

The aim of the SETsquared Open Innovation Showcase is to broker mutually beneficial partnerships, as big name global corporates find new technologies & products and start-ups have the chance to seal deals with business giants that they would never normally be able to access.

Students pitch business ideas Stateside

Four students from the University are pitching business ideas to some of the key players in Silicon Valley and New York’s tech sector, in a prize trip for student entrepreneurs.

University launches new scheme to support digital start-ups

The University is launching a new scheme to support the next generation of digital entrepreneurs.

Student business competition winner launches company

A third year business student from the University's School of Management has swapped the lecture theatre for the city’s Innovation Centre, as he prepares to launch his own company.

Record results show why SETSquared is global No 1

2015 was another great year for enterprise at the University of Bath Innovation Centre (UBIC) where member start-up and high growth tech companies have raised over £20.5 million in investment.

Business & financial advice for fledgling firms

Debbie Boulton, who has been appointed accountant in residence at the Innovation Centre, was interviewed by The Bath Magazine about what the Centre is doing to support start-ups and entrepreneurs.

SETsquared showcases student entrepreneurial talent

Hosted by the University of Southampton, this event celebrated the very best of student entrepreneurial talent at the five SETsquared universities – Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.

SETsquared enables strong start for Bath spin-out Diversus

Newly formed Diversus Technology has recently benefitted from taking part in SETsquared’s Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research Programme (ICURe), which offers university researchers up to £50k to ‘get out of the lab’ and validate their ideas in the marketplace.

Innovation Centre creates Dragon's Den for MBA students

12 teams of students from the MBA 'Entrepreneurship into action' module had the opportunity to present a business proposal to a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style panel of experienced entrepreneurs and investors from the SETsquared mentor network.

Ministerial visit for South West’s low carbon sector

Amber Rudd, MP and Under Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), visited the University of Bath Innovation Centre (UBIC), on Tuesday 18 November, to discover how the South West is leading innovation in low carbon development.

Bath researchers all set to become successful entrepreneurs

Eight researchers from the University of Bath have been picked out of hundreds to take part in a brand new programme which seeks to turn their ideas into profitable technology start-ups.

SETsquared joins forces with UKTI to help start-ups to globalise

Technology start-ups in Bath are set to get help expanding internationally thanks to a new partnership between SETsquared and UKTI

New programme helps social innovators become pitch-perfect

A new programme run at the Innovation Centre last week, brought together a dozen of Bath and the West of England's most promising social enterprises in the healthcare and well being sector and helped them prepare a business plan to attract finance and funding.

SETsquared named number one in Europe

SETsquared has been ranked as the top university business incubator in Europe and second best in the world

New programme to turn innovative ideas into investment plans

The aim of the Bath Social Innovation Programme is to help social innovators and entrepreneurs to develop the skills and a business case they need to progress their project in the healthcare and wellbeing sectors.

Business breakfast - Life cycle assessment: Tue 20 May

Life cycle assessment (LCA) describes the environmental implications of a product, service or organisation over its entire life cycle – from production, through use, to final waste management.

Visa scheme helps Bath graduate entrepreneur

Bath graduate Zheng Ge has joined the University of Bath Innovation Centre to set up a new web business to help Chinese tourists plan trips to the UK. She is the first international student to take advantage of the University of Bath's Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneurship Visa scheme which allows international students to stay and work in the UK for 12 months while she builds her start-up business.

Innovation Centre company wins award at Pitch @ Palace

A company from the University's Innovation Centre, Industrial Phycology, was named joint first place winner of the ‘pitch with the greatest commercial potential’ category at the final of Pitch @ Palace at St James' Palace on Wednesday 2 April.