The Launch: Great West Awards have been made possible by the generosity of a number of forward-thinking, innovative teams who we are proud to call our sponsors. The ambition behind Launch: GW is to bring together leaders of the scientific innovation community for an evening of genuine celebration and building connections. Such an aspiration has revealed those in our community who’s ambitions are broad enough to include the needs of others. You can explore our sponsors below:
Future Space offers a range of office space, shared and dedicated laboratories, workshops and coworking facilities designed specifically for high-tech, science based entrepreneurs and innovators.
IP Group was set up with a mission to evolve great ideas, mainly from our partner universities, into world-changing businesses. We achieve this by systematically helping to create, build and support outstanding intellectual property-based companies.
The University of Bath SETsquared Innovation Centre actively supports entrepreneurs, start-up and scale-up companies across a range of high tech and high growth sectors including sustainable technologies, digital platforms, advanced engineering and social enterprise.
SETsquared Bristol provides a dynamic, modern, and supportive environment to grow your technology business. Launched in 2002 by the University of Bristol, and based at Engine Shed, they are currently supporting over 80 innovative ventures.
TLT is a growing law firm, committed to client service. Our venture capital and high growth team supports a wide variety of funders, early stage and high growth businesses and entrepreneurs.
Research and Enterprise Development (RED)
Research and Enterprise Development (RED) works with academics, researchers, students and entrepreneur communities within and also outside the University of Bristol.
Bristol Private Equity Club (BPEC) is one of the primary providers of growth capital in the Bristol area. The membership encompasses over 70 individual private equity investors, focused on investing in growing and ambitious businesses in and around Bristol.
Drinks Reception Sponsor
From inception to enforcement, our services at Greaves Brewster cover all facets of intellectual property rights across a range of established and emerging sectors.
Oracle is passionate about helping the innovators of the future push their technological boundaries. The Oracle Cloud Innovation Accelerator program enables educators, researchers, students, and university-affiliated entrepreneurship programs to use the power of Oracle’s cloud technology to create solutions with the potential to make a significant and positive impact on humanity and our world.
Unit DX is a science incubator located in central Bristol. By bringing together specialist facilities with science-focused business support, the incubator has been instrumental in building a new scientific ecosystem in the city.