Carpenter House

SETsquared’s Bath centre is based at the Innovation Centre at Carpenter House in the city centre.
It shares the building with an incubator geared towards technology-based ventures which are at the next stage of their commercial development after SETsquared.
The team is headed up by Simon Bond who is the University of Bath's Director for Innovation Centres.
Carpenter House offers excellent office facilities including workstations, meeting rooms, reception services, broadband internet access and wireless LAN together with a full IT package.

Fact sheet


8 workstations in our SETsquared incubation centre incubation.

15 workspaces in DigiCity a co-working space for creatives, entrepreneurs & innovators.

We can take in companies at any stage up to 9 people in each office with a choice of 20 different sized offices.

Physical features

City Centre location, close to the railway and bus stations and two large car parks.

Conference room, board rooms, meeting rooms, reception facility, kitchens, broadband, wireless data and telecoms.

Support features

Standard SETsquared business acceleration model for virtual, pre-incubation and incubation stage companies.

Part-time business support manager, providing specialist, technology-focused sales and marketing advice and expertise.

17 mentors attached to the centre, another 50 or so available across the other centres.

A wide variety of events, workshops and seminars are organised for members as well as investment readiness programmes and introductions across multiple networks.

Host university

University of Bath -

Key academic research themes

Digitial entertainment, mobile, environmental, assisted living and electronics technology

Regional sector features

Electronics, digital, engineering (aerospace & defense, & environmental)

Local amenities