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Business Development Support Programmes

Business Development Programmes are a great way to build your confidence and knowledge from an early stage idea right through to getting your product to market. These programmes provide a variety of support to help you solve any issues which may occur while developing your innovation.

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Health Innovation ProgrammeMany entrepreneurs find the NHS business landscape difficult to navigate – that’s why we’ve created a training programme specifically addressing the needs of healthcare innovators and covering core skills in entrepreneurship.Read more
Health Tech Accelerator ProgrammeTogether with the University of the West of England, we run the Health Tech Accelerator Programme to provide up to 12 hours of free business support to small and medium-sized enterprises in the health and life science sector.Read more
Enterprising West of EnglandThe Enterprising West of England programme brings together three of the region’s most experienced business support providers along with the four local councils to provide expert business advice and support...Read more
Be the Business’s Mentoring for Growth programmeThe West of England Combined Authority and Be the Business are launching a new Mentoring for Growth programme in the region.

It is designed to connect business leaders from large, multinational companies with key decision makers and owners from small to medium enterprises (SMEs).
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Digital Innovation Business Acceleration HubThe Digital Innovation Business Acceleration Hub offers bespoke business support and coaching to help innovative companies in the West of England achieve their potential. The support is FREE and funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).Read more
South Bristol Enterprise SupportA new three year programme is running from 2020-2023 to provide support for those looking to expand or start their business in south Bristol. Operating alongside partners at Bristol City Council, YTKO, the School for Social Entrepreneurs, The Prince’s Trust and Knowle West Media Centre. The programme combines advice, mentorship, business support and funding opportunities for new entrepreneurs and existing SMEs throughout South Bristol.Read more
Innovation WorkoutThe SETsquared partnership is running this fast paced, dynamic, this fully-funded workshop for businesses which have a digital element to their products/services.Read more
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