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 Sustainable Technologies Entrepreneur’s Programme is open to Founders or Directors of growth businesses who are developing products or services in the low carbon or sustainable technology sector. This includes (but is not limited to); renewable energy products or services / sustainable built environment / smart city infrastructure or services / circular economy / sustainable chemical technology / low carbon products or services. Please contact us if you would like to discuss the suitability of your business to apply.
The 2-day Entrepreneurship Programmes focus on the key elements of early stage business growth, such as identifying the market opportunity and building a business plan. This will primarily be for very early stage businesses which have been operating for under 12 months.
This free 2 day programme featuring expert speakers from the sustainability technology sector has been designed specifically for early stage companies in growth phase.
Who should apply?
Founders / Managers of very early stage companies
Companies must be in the low carbon or sustainable technology sector
Companies must be registered in the West of England (NB: The programme is open to companies outside the area if there is no similar support on offer in the company's area.)
The course is led by experienced coaches and sector specialists.
Day 1: Canvas & Design
9.00am: Welcome & Introductions
Session 1: Introducing the Business Model Canvas
Session 2: The Customer
Session 3: Value Proposition and Routes to market
Lunch & networking
Session 4: Business Model Design
Session 5: Prototyping Business Models
Session 6: Business Model Story
Summary of the day and objectives for Day 2
Day 2: Test your idea and present it
Session 7: Customer Insight and Business Model Testing
Session 8: Finance and Investor Perspective
Session 9: Present your business model story
Lunch and Business Model preparation
Session 10: Business Model Canvas Presentations
Session 11: Speed Mentoring
Celebrations and networking
The 2 day course is designed to help you assess your business strategy and plan for the next phase of growth.
Programme sessions include;
legal structures and considerations
Date: 5th & 6th February 2020
Venue: Engine Shed, Bristol
REGISTER below to reserve a place; you will then be contacted for further details about your business. Please note that this is an ERDF funded project and eligibility criteria will apply: see more information and case studies at the Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub: https://www.stbah.org/
If you would like more information or to discuss an application please call the University of Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre on 01225 388711.
Apply for free business support
Not sure if you are eligible or have some queries? Please get in contact.