The Programme offers a portfolio of targeted and tailored resources to help high growth companies grow even faster, with access to investment, customers, research and development grant funding. Please contact us if you would like to have a discussion in advance of an application.


Submit an application

The application process will happen in two stages. Your initial application will check your eligibility against ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) criteria. You will then be contacted by the project manager for the second stage application which will determine whether you are eligible for the Entrepreneur’s Programme or Business Acceleration

Please choose the type of support applying for:
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Terms and Conditions

Your data will be held by the University of Bath and will be shared with the Advanced Engineering Business Acceleration Hub delivery partners and the West of England Growth Hub. Your data is held for the purposes of delivering the project and to identify which services we may offer you. Your data will also be used to report performance results of the Advanced Engineering Business Acceleration Hub to the Department for Communities and Local Government. You may request a copy of the data we hold on you by writing to the University of Bath. Please read the full privacy statement

The University of Bath and the Advanced Engineering Business Acceleration Hub delivery partners provide no warranty in relation to the outcome of the programme for any participant, and accept no liability for any use made by a participant of information and advice provided under the programme.

Your application, potential business and product ideas will be judged at application and at various points throughout the programme. Continuation on the programme is at the discretion of the delivery partners and is dependent on the quality of the business idea and progress made during the support offered by the programme. The University of Bath's decision on whether to offer support, or continue support, is final.

By ticking the box above you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions.