The Sustainable Technologies 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).  The programme is open to growth businesses in all sectors who are interested in developing low carbon or sustainable technologies.  Business acceleration is tailored, so it could be about engaging a consultant, building a team, working with an expert to build a pitch, or developing cutting edge technologies with researchers at the University of Bath.

The project will establish and scale-up over 130 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) over the next three years within the low carbon and sustainable technology fields in the west of England area: Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

What's on offer? 


Entrepreneur’s programme


This free 2 day programme features expert speakers from the sustainability technology sector. The course is designed to help you assess your business strategy and plan for the next phase of growth.

Business Acceleration


12 hours of free coaching and bespoke business support from industry specialists for scaling up companies with high growth potential. The tailored business acceleration is designed to help high growth businesses grow even faster.

Research Collaboration


Working with the University of Bath is an excellent way to develop relationships with innovative scientists and researchers. This programme can connect you to the right departments and people.


The project has two distinct programmes of business support available; Entrepreneur’s Programme and Business Acceleration. Eligibility will depend on the stage that you are at with your business and the size of your company.



To have access to research and academics in the low carbon and sustainable tech sector through the University of Bath is invaluable, particularly for a business of our size