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Business Incubation

Bridging the gap between pioneering science and business

From securing funding, carrying out product development and providing access to valuable networks, STFC helps entrepreneurs overcome barriers to business growth.

With a long history of developing and commercialising revolutionary science and technology, STFC offers entrepreneurs rounded and tailored support to accelerate business success.

Start-ups, SMEs and early-stage businesses can base themselves at one of STFC’s three thriving research and innovation locations in Edinburgh, the North West or Oxfordshire. Here companies can take advantage of a variety of offerings, including:

Benefits include:

  • Access to funding opportunities
  • Expert science and engineering advice and assistance
  • A world-renowned business address
  • On-going and complimentary support from business advisors
  • STFC’s extensive network of universities, partner organisations and other businesses, including unique access to international programmes and partnerships

If you would like STFC’s support to positively impact your business’ success in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, contact our Head of Business Incubation, Michael Norris, to discuss your specific requirements.


Michael Norris (Head of Business Incubation)
+44 (0)1925 603114

Last updated: 04 July 2019


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