Science Summit: Strategy for Excellence - just one week to go.
10th of December in America Square Conference Centre, London
UKSPA is again supporting the Science Summit: Strategy for Excellence (London) which will inform universities and research institutions in their strategies to achieve excellence in research and to deliver economic growth on an institutional, local and international level.
SILVERSTONE HPT&M CLUSTER REPORT RECEIVES PWC BACKING
Professional services firm PwC has added its support to an important study – a ‘Cluster Report’ – into the concentration of high-performance technology and motorsport (HPT&M) businesses located around the world famous Silverstone motor racing circuit.
The University of Portsmouth has purchased a purpose-built enterprise and innovation centre to support the growth of entrepreneurship and businesses in the region.
Portsmouth Technopole, a five-storey landmark building by the M275 city gateway, provides 20,000 sq ft of workspace for start-up and growing companies.
In addition to providing office space on flexible terms, the centre offers a range of practical innovation and growth support that encourages the development of start-ups, entrepreneurial and high-growth companies.
Compass gets the go ahead
A cluster of local development sites are celebrating after being awarded Enterprise Zone status thanks to the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
Langstone Technology Park has completed its annual customer feedback survey and once again the results are extremely impressive.
Employees from the 52 businesses located at the Havant business hub were given the opportunity to feedback on services and facilities provided there; and almost 500 responses were collected.
More than 20 of the UK’s most exciting technology start-ups bid for a collective £27m+ of investment in front of a live audience of over 200 investors in London last week (25 November).
Businesses providing technological solutions for everything from ethical alternatives for animal testing to a GPS-based anti-bike theft device pitched in front of an audience of some 200 investors, including those from MMC Ventures and Eden Ventures.
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.