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Surrey offers a launch pad for tech

In a changing world, the winners are the ones who are agile enough to take advantage. Today, few environments change as rapidly as the technology sector, which means those able to get off the launching pad can often get a head start on slower competitors. If you can turn an idea into a business straight away, you put yourself in the best possible position.

Many entrepreneurs do that by spinning their tech concepts out of the university where their research is based, and the University of Surrey is keen to showcase its credentials for budding tech entrepreneurs.

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SETsquared Surrey programme helps UK tech start-ups raise £8m

New figures show that SETsquared Surrey’s Digital Business Acceleration Hubs (DBAH) have helped over 100 UK tech start-ups raise a combined total of more than £8m in investment.

The programme, which is funded by the European Regional Development Funding (ERDF), offers entrepreneurs and start-ups the opportunity to stress test their business proposition through its award winning entrepreneur’s programme. To date 305 fledgling businesses have been through the programme. The most promising are then offered business support, mentoring and the opportunity to pitch for investment....

The University of Surrey launches new programme to power high-growth UK companies

The University of Surrey, as part of the SETsquared Partnership, today launched a programme to enable some of the UK’s best tech scale-up companies become the sector giants of tomorrow. It is expected to generate over £25bn by 2030, create an additional 30,000 high-skilled jobs in the tech sector, and help improve Britain’s poor investment record in research and development.

SETsquared is the Global No. 1 business incubator and findings from Warwick Economics show that SETsquared is already creating a cumulative GVA of £8.6bn for the UK from its...

University of Surrey News: 5GIC provides boost to regional small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

The University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) announced the selection of the first seven SME Technology Partners on 14th May.

Please click the link for the full article: https://www.surrey.ac.uk/news/5gic-provides-boost-regional-small-and-med...

SETsquared Alumni Playwaze sign 5yr Partnership deal with BUCS

Congratulations to Playwaze on landing a 5 year partnership deal with the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) to supply them with a new competition management platform across web and mobile. For those of you who don't know, BUCS are the governing body for Higher Education Sport in the UK and run programmes for over 50 sports for some 170 member institutions. Rupert Jenner, CEO of Playwaze has said: “Playwaze is passionate about leveraging technology to simplify the way sport gets organised. We are delighted that...

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