SETsquared, the world’s number one university business incubator, is running its three day entrepreneurship programme for the first time in Exeter.
The programme, which began on Monday November 30, combines sessions led by experienced entrepreneurs and investors with lectures and small group workshops to equip delegates with contacts and the confidence to optimise their success. The comprehensive modules range from market analysis to the anatomy of a business plan and funding strategies.
UCD Spin-Out Wins Best Early Stage Company Award at 2015 InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition Final
Dublin, Ireland, 26 November 2015, SiriusXT, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out, has been named Best Early Stage Company in Ireland, at the final of the 2015 InterTradeIreland All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition held last night at Clontarf Castle.
It was announced on Wednesday 25 November that SETsquared has been ranked by UBI Global as the top university business incubator in the world.
SETsquared, the enterprise partnership of the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey, was recognised as the best performing university business incubator on the globe at its investor showcase event held in London today.
The creation of new products and services is proving a catalyst for growth at Sci-Tech Daresbury, new figures reveal.
According to a survey of Sci-Tech Daresbury business tenants, companies operating out of the Cheshire site developed a total of 134 new products and services during 2014, with 83% of these companies also generating sales in the market (up from 80% in 2013).
Companies operating from Sci-Tech Daresbury are forming valuable collaborations with universities at a higher rate than ever.
The news, which comes out of the latest tenant survey to be conducted by Sci-Tech Daresbury, is evidence that the Science and Innovation Campus is achieving its aim of accelerating growth for high-tech tenant businesses by driving collaboration.
Award-winning games developer becomes industry leader thanks to Cornwall Innovation
A games development company has become an industry leader in the region after launching its business from a Cornwall Innovation Centre.
Thursday 19th November saw the first ever science and technology themed business event take place in Hampshire. Nucleus was created to support and encourage innovation in the County and to celebrate the achievements of those working here developing and taking to market ground-breaking new technologies. More than 200 people attended the event, which was hosted by the University of Southampton Science Park across three buildings.
Phision Therapeutics Wins University College Dublin’s 2015 Start-Up Award
Developing novel small drug molecules to more effectively treat vision loss to prevent blindness associated with retinal disease
Phision Therapeutics, an early-stage life sciences venture, has won University College Dublin’s (UCD) 2015 Start-Up Award after being declared overall winner of this year’s UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Programme.
Creativity needs to be a key part of the curriculum if we are to be a driving force in the Northern Powerhouse, according to business leaders.
The North West Business Leadership Team forum gathered to debate the importance of investment in training young people in both science and arts.
Spearheaded in the UK by the Cultural Learning Alliance, the movement is calling to add the ‘A’ (arts) in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to become STEAM.