SETsquared Blog

Blog author: Simon Bond

Simon is Innovation Director of SETsquared, the award-winning enterprise partnership of the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. He is also Director of the University of Bath Innovation Centre ( which helps accelerate the growth of technology-based companies both from the University's research base and from the private sector and has founded a portfolio of networks to support business innovation - these include Silicon South West, Low Carbon South West, the open Mobile Innovation Camp, and the Assisted Living Action Network. He is a Director of the UK Electronics Alliance, ESCO. Simon leads the Bath Entrepreneurship Programme business plan training course which is based on the pratical experience and track record of SETsquared and the Innovation Centre.

Mapping your way to start-up success

28 Sep 2017

The value of the digital mapping sector is set to soar over the next few years, increasing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of nearly 14% to $5.57bn by 2020 as location-enabled services transform...

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The new space age could be bigger than the Internet

19 Jul 2017

Right now there are 1,500 satellites in the sky and if all the planned launches are realised this could rise to 25,000, it’s therefore inevitable that increasingly space data will be part of our...

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Fueling Innovation: how SETsquared is opening the door to Open Innovation success

05 May 2017

Large corporate organisations are embracing new ways of doing business. By adopting a model of open innovation, they are increasingly looking beyond their own four walls to bring in ideas more...

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How can SETsquared help your tech business?

15 Jan 2015

The SETsquared Partnership has a twelve-year history of accelerating high-tech, high growth businesses in Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. During this time, we have supported over 1,000...

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What makes SETsquared Europe’s top university business incubator?

31 Jul 2014

It was a defining moment in SETsquared’s 11-year history.

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