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The future’s bright for UK innovation as SETsquared is named best in world


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.

Innovation Supports Future Success at Sci-Tech Daresbury


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).

University Collaboration Grows at Sci-Tech Daresbury


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.

Cornwall Innovation games developer becomes industry leader


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.

Hampshire becomes Nucleus for Innovation in Science and Technology

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

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 core to strengthening the Northern Powerhouse


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.

Fareham Innovation Centre celebrates 80% occupancy


  • Fareham Innovation Centre to be 80% occupied from December 1st
  • 16 businesses on site, with 80 jobs created since launch eight months ago
  • 15 light-manufacturing workshops and 24 offices

A flourishing innovation centre in Hampshire has been given an early Christmas present - news that it will be 80% full from December 1st.

RWE npower to run Internet of Things incubator within Innovation Birmingham’s £8m iCentrum® building


RWE, with its UK subsidiary npower, has joined Innovation Birmingham in setting up a new initiative to drive innovation and open up a wealth of opportunities for tech start-ups, themed around the Internet of Things.

Imperial appointing Marketing & Community Manager

Marketing and Community Manager

Reporting to Head of Incubation

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