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Guide for doctoral students on what support and training is available to develop entrepreneurship

Find courses, workshops, sources of support and other information to help you bridge the gap between research, commercial application and business creation.

Enterprising Researcher Workshops

The University is delighted to announce the latest series of workshops to support researchers to develop their enterprising ideas in 2022.

Spark: Spotting great ideas
31 January 2022
This one-day workshop will give you an overview of how to take technology out of an academic setting and into the real world.

Ignition: Business builder
15 and 16 February 2022
This two-day interactive workshop will provide an insight into building your own company.

3-day Entrepreneur Experiencer
14 - 16 March 2022
The Entrepreneur Experience is a three-day 'on the job' immersive industry placement.

Enterprise Bath

Are you an undergraduate or postgraduate of the University of Bath who is looking to start a business, get intrapreneurial industry experience, or test the commercial potential of an idea or research project? Enterprise Bath offers advice, business mentors, competitions, masterclasses, expert talks from exciting guest speakers, placements and networking opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs through our extra-curricular programme of events.

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SETsquared Bath

The SETsquared Bath Innovation Centre is in the heart of the city near the train and bus station. It offers work space, business acceleration and inspiration for high-growth companies and the entrepreneurs that create them. Their business acceleration programmes include mentoring, training programmes and access to investors. If you want to be part of the University of Bath Innovation Centre you can become a member, join their network, or develop your business skills through their Entrepreneurship Programs. They offer a programme of activities and support.

SETsquared is a unique enterprise partnership and a dynamic collaboration between the five leading research-led UK universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. Twice 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.

Research & Innovation Services (RIS)

The University of Bath RIS team help researchers develop proposals, run projects and disseminate research findings. RIS Team are also your first point of contact for Research Commercialisation contracts and Intellectual Property (IP) discussions and agreements.

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