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216 England | Associate Member UKSPA Directory 2017 SETsquared supports high-growth companies and the entrepreneurs that create them SETsquared in Bath L ocati on University of Bath Innovation Centre, Ground Floor, Broad Quay, Bath BA1 1UD C ontact detai l s Ali Hadavizadeh Deputy Head of Enterprise and Innovation Centre T: 01225 388731 E: a.hadavizadeh@bath.ac.uk www.setsquared.co.uk/bath As part of the SETsquared global no. 1 university business incubator, the University of Bath Innovation Centre (UBIC) provides a unique environment that combines work space, business support and inspiration for high-growth companies. The Innovation Centre has established a thriving entrepreneurial network which reaches out from the city of Bath across the UK and beyond. UBIC (http://ubic.org.uk) is located in central Bath near the train and bus stations. As part of the University of Bath’s Research & Innovation Support department, UBIC helped its members raise £10.55 million investment in 2016 alone. UBIC offers tiered membership options designed to meet the needs of innovation-driven enterprises going through the stages of growth, from seed to start-ups to expansion. offering a range of options. Alternatively, a virtual membership offers a business an address to register their company, access to the co-working space, and the support of the SETsquared network, without the overheads of a permanent office. Student enterprise & Tier 1 Visas Many graduates from the University of Bath go on to become world-class entrepreneurs and business innovators. UBIC is actively involved in the promotion of student enterprise events and in providing “entrepreneurship experience” days for Bath MBA students. UBIC is also now an approved centre to support international graduates to build their start-up businesses in