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EU Exit Survey

To enable us to better understand your opinions and concerns we are asking all of our service users to complete the following optional survey highlighting your views and concerns regarding the proposed exit of the UK from the EU. This information will be used to better inform government of the views of local businesses. This  Continue Reading » ...

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Funding to drive growth at classic car specialist

A South Gloucestershire-based classic car specialist has secured funding from SWIG Finance to help drive its next phase of growth. UKD Auto is led by siblings Holly and Luke Arnold, who set up business in 2015 after spotting a niche in the market for classic car restoration. The business – which now restores, services and  Continue Reading » ...

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Best British Tech Pioneer competition 2020

Six years of celebrating, connecting and propelling British Tech pioneers. Entering is simple. Applicants will need to complete our short application form, which can be found here. Since launching BBTP in 2013, this annual competition has been propelling forward the game changers, the disruptors and tech titans of tomorrow. BBTP finalists receive an incredible opportunity  Continue Reading » ...

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Rolls-Royce agrees major Emirates order

Rolls-Royce has received a major order for its Trent XWB engines after Emirates announced the purchase of 50 new Airbus aircraft in a $16bn deal. The Trent XWB has been in service for almost five years and will exclusively power the A350-900s. The Derby-headquartered manufacturing giant’s relationship with Emirates began in 1996. Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce,  Continue Reading » ...

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Smartia Tech shortlisted for Digital Catapult Platinum Awards

Congratulations to a Bristol and Bath Science Park tenant Smartia Tech, who have been shortlisted for the Digital Catapult Platinum Awards as one of the trailblazing companies to watch…!  Smartia provides scalable artificial intelligence solutions that drive value from operational data by digitising industrial assets. Its unique AI and Data platform MAIO, helps unleash the  Continue Reading » ...

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Profits rise at iconic animation studio

The company behind iconic series such as Shaun the Sheep, Wallace and Gromit, and Morph has posted a modest rise in profits during the year the founders and shareholders of the Oscar-winning animation studio turned control of the business over to its employees. Peter Lord and David Sproxton began their animating partnership at school before  Continue Reading » ...

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High Impact Scale-Up Coaching Grants

65% of UK scale-up companies said access to leadership development and training would be vital to their continued growth. There is strong evidence that good coaching can accelerate business growth. That’s why we’re awarding grant payments of £2,500 – £5,000 to ambitious West of England businesses looking to invest in business coaching. Grants can help  Continue Reading » ...

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Air Arabia orders 120 Airbus aircraft

Air Arabia has signed an order for 120 Airbus aircraft. Comprising 73 A320neos, 27 A321neos and 20 A321XLRs, the agreement was signed at the 2019 Dubai Airshow in the presence of Air Arabia’s chairman Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Air Arabia  chief executive Adel Al Ali and Airbus boss Guillaume Faury. “Air Arabia’s fleet  Continue Reading » ...

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West of England: A Technology Powerhouse

The area is home to globally recognised tech clusters in Robotics, Aerospace and Advanced Engineering, High Tech, Creative & Digital and Low Carbon Technologies and is a great place to locate to. Organisations in the region are raising productivity on robotics and boosting the economic growth to enable Bristol and Bath to become one of  Continue Reading » ...

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Rural Community Energy Fund application deadline fast approaching

Rural community groups in the West of England who are interested in developing renewable energy projects are being encouraged to apply for a Rural Community Energy Fund grant. The next deadline for applications is 9 December. The fund, which is run by the West of England Combined Authority-hosted South West Energy Hub, offers grants of up to  Continue Reading » ...

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Locate to Emersons Green

Locate to Emersons Green

An excellent new enterprise area that provides the environment, space, flexibility and support for science, research and innovation businesses to locate, flourish, grow.

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Locate to Filton

Locate to Filton

A world-class area rich in aerospace technology, manufacturing and engineering. Thanks to unlocked development land, invest in your business on a reputation of excellence.

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Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

Locate to Avonmouth Severnside

With a strategic location and immense development area, Avonmouth Severnside is a prime location for businesses thinking big and operating nationally or internationally.

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