SME collaboration - a rapid route to impact and funding

SETsquared’s Scale-Up Programme can help accelerate your academic career and increase the impact of your research.

Big challenges face our world today: from the rising tide of digital innovation to pioneering new cures for diseases and creating alternative energy sources. As SETsquared Universities, we are passionate about the creation of knowledge and its impact. Working collaboratively with small agile companies allows us to apply our knowledge rapidly to real-world challenges.

Academics engaging with the Scale-Up Programme can:

  • Increase your research income and impact
  • Increase potential for KTP/PhD projects
  • Access a pipeline of innovative companies to work with
  • Access student placements & projects
  • Participate in industry facility collaboration

If your research is connected to any of the following sectors, then we want to work with you:




Get in touch

Contact the Innovation Advisor at your university:

Ashima Sangwan

University of Bath                              

[email protected]

Alice Malhador

University of Bristol

[email protected]

Murray Reed

University of Exeter

[email protected]

Rob Yates

University of Surrey

[email protected]