ENTERPRISE   HUBS Presentation to the New Forest Branch of the Federation of Small Businesses 18 th  October 2005
What is an Enterprise Hub? <ul><li>A business support network for start-up and young businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Aimed at...
Why Hubs? “ 3-4% of start-ups in a given period account for between 50% - 75% of  all  jobs created 10 years later” “ Star...
Incubation Aims <ul><li>Remove barriers and increase access to: </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible workspace </li></ul><ul><li>B 2...
Locations – a regional network
Five Elements of a Hub <ul><li>Hub Director </li></ul><ul><li>Business Champion </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible workspace </li>...
Added Value <ul><li>Hub companies have access to: </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist facilities (e.g. wet labs,) </li></ul><ul><...
Hub Services <ul><li>The Hub Network  delivers key services needed by its businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>HUBCAP – Hub comme...
Commercialisation Process <ul><li>Hubs provide companies with a commercialisation framework from idea to attracting major ...
<ul><li>The Southampton Enterprise Hub  </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Davis </li></ul><ul><li>Director </li></ul>
Supporters and Stakeholders “ our friends” Higher Education Business Support Agencies Business Networks Local Authorities ...
Knowledge Based Centres Linked to the Hub St John’s Innovation  Start Fareham Lymington Efford Research Station (Redevelop...
Typical  Southampton  Projects <ul><li>Solent Marine Community .- Clustering. </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC  – Virtual Inst. For ...
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  1. 1. ENTERPRISE HUBS Presentation to the New Forest Branch of the Federation of Small Businesses 18 th October 2005
  2. 2. What is an Enterprise Hub? <ul><li>A business support network for start-up and young businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Aimed at knowledge-based, high-tech companies with high growth potential </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitates the transfer of technology and know-how from universities & research institutes </li></ul><ul><li>Part of a regional network of 22 Enterprise Hubs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Hubs? “ 3-4% of start-ups in a given period account for between 50% - 75% of all jobs created 10 years later” “ Start-ups are responsible for 55% of incremental and 65% radical innovation” DTI Innovation Report 2003
  4. 4. Incubation Aims <ul><li>Remove barriers and increase access to: </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible workspace </li></ul><ul><li>B 2 B mentoring and networking </li></ul><ul><li>Business Support </li></ul><ul><li>Early Stage Finance and R&D Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Access to the Knowledge Base locally and across the network </li></ul>
  5. 5. Locations – a regional network
  6. 6. Five Elements of a Hub <ul><li>Hub Director </li></ul><ul><li>Business Champion </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible workspace </li></ul><ul><li>Access to the knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>Commercialisation Process </li></ul>
  7. 7. Added Value <ul><li>Hub companies have access to: </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist facilities (e.g. wet labs,) </li></ul><ul><li>Specialist equipment (often through links with universities) </li></ul><ul><li>Access to business networks </li></ul><ul><li>Hot desking facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband & video conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Hub mailing address and receptionist facilities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hub Services <ul><li>The Hub Network delivers key services needed by its businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>HUBCAP – Hub commercialisation programme. </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Property and other specialist advisors </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Quickview’ market research </li></ul><ul><li>Cashflow wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Access to finance workshops with FSE and Business Link </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Business Angel networks e.g. Alchemists, SION, OIN, TVIN, SECA </li></ul><ul><li>“ Merlin” Mentors programme. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Commercialisation Process <ul><li>Hubs provide companies with a commercialisation framework from idea to attracting major funding </li></ul><ul><li>This process enables us to track company developments and intervene at key stages </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Southampton Enterprise Hub </li></ul><ul><li>Steve Davis </li></ul><ul><li>Director </li></ul>
  11. 11. Supporters and Stakeholders “ our friends” Higher Education Business Support Agencies Business Networks Local Authorities Economic Partners
  12. 12. Knowledge Based Centres Linked to the Hub St John’s Innovation Start Fareham Lymington Efford Research Station (Redevelopment ?) Basepoint Abbey Park, Andover Southampton Marine Innovation Centre (Concept) Southampton Media Park (concept) Eastleigh Technology Park (concept) Chilworth Business Incubator Hatchery at the Institute (Concept) SetSquared Centre at the University Basepoint St. Mary’s Southampton Basepoint Romsey
  13. 13. Typical Southampton Projects <ul><li>Solent Marine Community .- Clustering. </li></ul><ul><li>ERIC – Virtual Inst. For Composites (EU scope). </li></ul><ul><li>Wired Wessex – ICT and new media sector </li></ul><ul><li>NHS IP Hub ( Hampshire & IoW + Hatchery). </li></ul><ul><li>SETSquared. (Universities of Soton, Bristol & Bath and Surrey). </li></ul><ul><li>Merlin Network – 12 mentors and 13 companies recruited. </li></ul><ul><li>Southampton Enterprise Gateway </li></ul>
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