Archive for the ‘Bath Ventures’ Category

Bath in BIS Science and Innovation Audit

We are at heart of new BIS plans to identify areas of potential global competitive advantage

Bath in new Government initiative to increase investment in world-leading research & innovation

The University of Bath is at the heart of a consortium of businesses and organisations from across South West England and South East Wales selected to take part in the first wave of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ (BIS) Science and Innovation Audit (SIA).

Bath-based SETsquared company TopicLogic wins at UK Discovering Start-ups 2012

TopicLogic, a company supported by the University’s SETsquared Centre, as part of the SETsquared Partnership, has been announced as a winner at the nationwide Discovering Start-Ups 2012 competition.

Bath-based internet pioneer awarded prestigious IET medal

A leading Bath-based software entrepreneur who has innovated the computer networking industry for over 25 years has been awarded a prestigious Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) achievement award, recognising his acclaimed contribution to the sector.

University of Bath pierces Brussels bubble

The University of Bath has carried out two days of high level and technical meetings with key players and decision-makers in Brussels, as part of improving engagement and strengthening links with Europe.

Government research funders visit Bath

A delegation from the Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) visited Bath last week for a full day’s briefing led by Professor Jane Millar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research).

University spin-out Glythera relocates to North East as part of £2M funding round

University spin-out company Glythera, an emerging biopharmaceutical company, has successfully completed a fundraising round totalling £2m.

Calling all of the University’s female entrepreneurs!

The University’s Innovation Centre is offering three scholarship places for its upcoming Startup Weekend to entrepreneurial female staff and students.

New digital co-working hub opens in Bath

The University’s Innovation Centre in the centre of the city launched Digicity this week, a brand new co-working hub for digital companies.

Working with Universities book highlights SETsquared & Simon Bond

Simon Bond, Centre Director at SETsquared and Head of Bath Ventures, has authored a chapter on developing networks which help support the interaction between Universities and business in the recent publication 'Working With Universities' of Crimson Publishing.

Companies invited to try out 3D printing technology in Bath

Companies from across the region are being invited to try out ground-breaking 3D printing technology in the BathVentures Innovation Centre.

Ron Humphreys' retirement party

Bath Ventures staff are organising a get-together to wish Ron well over a glass of wine and nibbles in the Wessex Restaurant on Thursday 22 September, 4-5.15pm.

Bath Ventures staff join RDSO

Staff from Bath Ventures (BV) have joined the Research Development & Support Office (RDSO).

Talk gives entrepreneurial inspiration to academics

A talk at the University of Bath given by ex-Dragon’s Den investor Doug Richards was hailed a success by academics that left inspired with new ideas to turn their research into business opportunities.

Funding call: Technology Commercialisation Campaign

Bath Ventures has opened the call for applications in this year's Technology Commercialisation Campaign.

University of Bath company Fitronics Ltd. acquired by Canadian Software conglomerate

One of the companies the University has supported, Fitronics, has completed a successful sale of the business.

SPARK Awards launched for South West materials SMEs

A new awards scheme has been launched to assist companies who are struggling to access materials research and knowledge.

Dragon's Den star to inspire academics

Dragon's Den entrepreneur Doug Richard is presenting a lecture to University of Bath academics on how to turn their research into business ventures on 15 June.

University of Exeter joins expanding SETsquared partnership

The SETsquared Partnership is being expanded by the addition of the University of Exeter which will provide further impetus to the Partnership’s drive to create research led economic growth.

Innovation centre to host clean tech investment event

Investment in clean technology companies based in the South West will take centre stage on 18 January at the first business breakfast of 2011 hosted by regional trade organisation,   Low Carbon South West, at the Bath Ventures Innovation Centre.