SETsquared Partnership


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. Ranked as the Global No. 1 Business Incubator, we provide a wide range of highly acclaimed support programmes to help turn ideas into thriving businesses.

Since launching in 2002, SETsquared has supported over 5,000 entrepreneurs helping them raise £2.72bn investment.

Independent research carried out by Warwick Economics has estimated the economic impact of SETsquared supported companies to £8.6bn, with the creation of 20,000 jobs, by 2030 this is set to grow to £26.9bn.

Whatever stage you’re at – whether you’re a student, academic researcher, start-up tech founder or running an innovative SME – SETsquared support programmes are tailored to support founders and ventures through their business journey.