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Invest in the future - Visit our Featured Deals page to see 15 commercial projects which have graduated from SETsquared’s ground-breaking ICURe (Innovation to Commercialisation of University Research) Programme.

Invest in high-growth companies set to become the giants of tomorrow


Matching investors with high-tech, high-growth investment opportunities from across the SETsquared portfolio

SETsquared has an established track record of curating high-quality investment dealflow 

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On this platform, you will find the latest investment opportunities from across the SETsquared Partnership; a vast array of investible, de-risked opportunities from some of the most exciting high tech, high growth clusters in the UK.  Our start-up companies operate at an impressive 90% + survival rate, enabling sustainable growth and high-value investment opportunities in building globally scalable companies from the ground up.

As well as from our established regions of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey which offer a wealth of high-tech, high-growth companies, SETsquared have now partnered with the University of Cardiff for the Scale-Up Programme, enabling us to introduce even more opportunities to investors.

SETsquared's Investment Showcase

SMDR Limited


We are looking for:

  • Funding-currently raising £650,000
  • An NED with FD experience
  • Expertise in market entry for emerging process technologies
  • A mentor with expertise of helping research spin-outs to scale


The SETsquared Partnership is the enterprise collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey.


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