The 2018 BrisSynBio 4-Day MBA

Last week we hosted the BrisSynBio 4-Day MBA, delivered in partnership with SynbiCITE. The course is in its second year and is designed for budding entrepreneurs, from postgraduates to seasoned academics, who want to start a synthetic biology-rich business in the biotechnology or life sciences sectors. The final day was the BrisSynBio Connect event, this [...]

By | 2018-04-19T08:24:45+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Events, News, Partner News|

Applications Open for the 2018 BrisSynBio 4-day MBA Course at Unit DX

We are looking forward to hosting this year’s 4-day More Business Acumen course. The interactive programme is run by BrisSynBio, a Synthetic Biology Research Centre from the University of Bristol, and is designed to provide the skills required to establish, build and manage a biotech company. The course is delivered in partnership with SynbiCITE and draws [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:10:39+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Events, Partner News|

The BrisSynBio Life Science Showcase

In December we hosted the first Life Science Showcase event, in partnership with BrisSynBio, the University of Bristol's Synthetic Biology research centre. The event was the first in the series, and focussed on New medicines and targeted therapies. During the early stages of setting up a scientific company, links with industrial partners can be make [...]

By | 2018-06-04T15:20:35+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Events, News|

Schools Days at Unit DX – November

This month, our schools outreach programme, supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry, has been continuing at Unit DX. Schools from the local area, including Bannerman Road, Millpond and Iron Acton Primary Schools visited us to take part in hands on workshops. The students were divided into groups, and participated in workshops located in the [...]

By | 2018-07-25T10:14:33+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Events, Outreach|

‘Start Something’ Seminar Series Kicks off at Unit DX

Last night we had a full house for the first seminar in QTEC's 'Start something: From Benchtop to Business' series. The format of the session was a panel discussion on entrepreneurial motivation, with a 5 founders from the local area. The panel was hosted by Yuri Andersson of Nabla Ventures, with guests- Steve Kitson, Founder [...]

By | 2018-11-05T10:25:51+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Events, News|

SynBio CDT Students Visit Unit DX & BCP for Entrepreneurial Training Day

PhD students from the latest cohort of the SynBio Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) visited Unit DX yesterday for an introduction to entrepreneurialism. The day involved workshops aimed at encouraging the students to consider the start-up route as a career option, as well as an introduction to licensing and intellectual property. Dr Ben Miles, Managing [...]

By | 2017-09-27T08:51:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Events, News|

Unit DX Partner News – Fledgling high-tech start-ups get opportunity to sharpen up skills at #Idea2Pitch event

[Pictured - ‘In The Shadow’ by SETsquared member VIKA Books, a tailor-made gallery, in which users curate their own narrative journey by exploring a labyrinth of digital content. VIKA Books have recently become SETsquared members after taking part in an #Idea2Pitch workshop]. Unit DX partners, SETsquared Bristol to host an afternoon workshop for high-tech startups in [...]

By | 2017-10-03T13:27:13+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Events, Partner News|

Sutton Trust Summer School Visit

Unit DX were very excited to welcome students on the Sutton Trust Summer School for some hands-on science this Thursday. The group had been elected for the Physics Stream and came to Unit DX as part of an interactive day of science and innovation. Here they were introduced to the chemistry labs, where they got [...]

By | 2017-08-17T20:37:12+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Events, Outreach|

The QTEC & Unit DX Investor Showcase

[Pictured: Phil Sibson and Chris Erven of KETS pitching to the room of investors] QTEC, Unit DX and SETsquared companies pitch for investment Last week we welcomed 10 investors to Unit DX to hear pitches from 5 companies as we hosted the first joint Unit DX and Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre (QTEC) Investor Showcase. [...]

By | 2017-10-13T13:06:50+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Events|