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Martin coulthard - support

  1. 1. the changing business support environment Martin Coulthard BCS/BEN Tech Startup School core 6: Making It Happen 6 December 2010
  2. 2. overview <ul><li>public sector </li></ul><ul><li>institutions, networks, associations </li></ul><ul><li>universities </li></ul><ul><li>what’s coming </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1. public sector
  4. 4. <ul><li>a free business advice and support service, available online and through local advisers </li></ul>Business Link
  5. 5. <ul><li>a package of publicly funded business support products and services designed to help businesses start, grow and succeed </li></ul>Solutions for Business
  6. 6. <ul><li>Starting up </li></ul><ul><li>Starting a business </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive Start Up Support </li></ul><ul><li>Starting a High Growth Business </li></ul><ul><li>Finance & grants </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Finance for Business </li></ul><ul><li>Finance for business </li></ul><ul><li>Grant for Business Investment </li></ul><ul><li>Small Loans for Business </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Finance Guarantee </li></ul><ul><li>Employing people </li></ul><ul><li>Train to Gain </li></ul><ul><li>Jobcentre Plus </li></ul><ul><li>Grow your business </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching for high growth </li></ul><ul><li>Business Collaboration Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing Advisory Service </li></ul><ul><li>Business Premises </li></ul><ul><li>Selling to the Public Sector </li></ul><ul><li>Business Mentoring Pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Exploit your ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Grant for research and development </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Research & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation advice and guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Designing Demand </li></ul><ul><li>Networking for innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Transfer Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Vouchers </li></ul><ul><li>Business Growth - Specialist Facilities and Environments </li></ul><ul><li>IT & e-commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Transformational ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Environment & efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Improving your resource efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Rural Development Programme for England </li></ul><ul><li>Low Carbon Energy Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>International trade </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Your International Trade Potential </li></ul><ul><li>Accessing International Markets </li></ul>
  7. 7. SWRDA – South West of England Regional Development Agency <ul><li>The South West RDA works for and promotes a modern, stronger and more resilient economy across South West England. Our work is all about creating better jobs, successful businesses, more prosperous cities, towns and villages within an economy that uses less carbon. </li></ul> The SWSIC exists to raise the economic success of industry and business in the South West region through a more effective use of science, technology and creativity. South West Science and Industry Council
  8. 8. international <ul><li>UKTI works to boost UK export performance , attract foreign direct investment to the UK, and enhance the UK’s reputation in global markets. </li></ul> EEN connects your business to Europe. We help companies to improve, innovate and grow through partnership and expert advice. Born Global offers budding businesses the chance to win up to £50,000 worth of cash, advice and professional services
  9. 9. Technology Strategy Board <ul><li>The TSB is all about driving innovation. </li></ul><ul><li>Our role is to stimulate technology-enabled innovation in the areas which offer the greatest scope for boosting UK growth and productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>competitions </li></ul><ul><li>KTNs – Knowledge Transfer Networks </li></ul><ul><li>KTPs – Knowledge Transfer Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>to run R&D Grants (tbc) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>institutions, networks associations </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Institution of Engineering and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Institution of Civil Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Institution of Mechanical Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>The Chartered Institute for IT </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Directors </li></ul>professional institutions support - events – CPD - representation
  12. 12. regional/local sector networks <ul><li>Silicon South West </li></ul><ul><li>Low Carbon South West </li></ul><ul><li>WEAF - West of England Aerospace Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Media </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Bath </li></ul> support - events – representation
  13. 13. <ul><li>South West Founders </li></ul><ul><li>BRRISM – Bristol Social Media </li></ul>informal networks events – online community
  14. 14. GWE Business West
  15. 15. 3. universities
  16. 16. <ul><li>recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>placements/ projects/ interns/KTPs </li></ul><ul><li>consultancy </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative research </li></ul><ul><li>training/ courses </li></ul>
  17. 17. University incubators / business accelerators <ul><li>office, hot desk or virtual membership </li></ul><ul><li>mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>business reviews </li></ul><ul><li>events </li></ul><ul><li>preparation for investment </li></ul><ul><li>community </li></ul> Carpenter House University Gate, East Bush House
  18. 18. <ul><li>Supporting and developing the area’s science and innovation assets to deliver sustainable economic and social benefit </li></ul> The network for the technology business community in our city region, with a focus on helping entrepreneurs. Science City Bristol Limited Venturefest Bristol 2011 1-day event in October 2011, bringing ideas and money together to make things happen
  19. 19. <ul><li>coming soon… </li></ul>
  20. 20. SW iNets <ul><li>Networking for Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>support businesses in turning ideas into new products and services. The iNet does this by providing access to specialist information and research, linking businesses to new markets and through sharing knowledge and expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>supported by £13 million of funding from the South West RDA, the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and partner investments. They will run from mid 2010 to 2013. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>The West of England Partnership brings together the four unitary authorities - Bath & North East Somerset Council, Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council and South Gloucestershire Council - and a range of social, economic and environmental partners. </li></ul><ul><li>Skills & Competitiveness Board - focuses on work and skills issues in three main areas across the West of England sub-region: tackling worklessness, driving up the skills base and inward investment </li></ul><ul><li>LEP – Local Enterprise Partnership – A partnership between local authorities and businesses, expected to play a key role in promoting local economic development. They will take on some of the roles of the Regional Development Agencies (RDAs). </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>a discretionary £1.4bn Fund </li></ul><ul><li>that will operate for 3 years between 2011 and 2014 </li></ul><ul><li>to stimulate enterprise by providing support for projects and programmes with significant potential for creating long term private sector led economic growth and employment </li></ul><ul><li>in particular it will help those areas and communities that are currently dependent on the public sector make the transition to sustainable private sector-led growth and prosperity. </li></ul>Regional Growth Fund (RGF)
  23. 23. <ul><li>Government has committed to establish new Growth Hubs that will… </li></ul><ul><li>provide specialist strategic advice, coaching and mentoring to firms with high growth potential </li></ul><ul><li>work closely with Technology and Innovation Centres </li></ul>Growth Hubs
  24. 24. SPark – the Bristol & Bath Science Park
  25. 25. SPark <ul><li>55 acre site at Emerson’s Green </li></ul><ul><li>planning permission for 820,000 square feet of occupied space: first two buildings: SPark One and National Composites Centre under construction, due to open July 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Gateway’ policy </li></ul><ul><li>open environment: site access, Creative Common, The Forum </li></ul><ul><li>£300M investment over 15 - 20 years of development </li></ul><ul><li>6,000 high value jobs </li></ul>
  26. 26. SPark location
  27. 27. Sustainable Features Spark One Infrastructure Aerial Photograph – SPark One, Creative Common, National Composites Centre