University Enterprise Zone

UWE Bristol proudly supports start ups and businesses through our University Enterprise Zone (UEZ) and beyond.

Driving innovation and enterprise

The University Enterprise Zone (UEZ) provides opportunities and outstanding spaces for a thriving community of start ups, fast-growth businesses, graduate entrepreneurs and cooperative research in the high-tech, robotics, digital and health-tech sectors.

It’s the perfect space in which to work, share and collaborate. Technology and world-class research facilities include the start up and fast-growth business spaces Future Space, Launch Space and the BRL Hardware Incubator, as well as lab facilities Health Tech Hub and the Robotics Innovation Facility (RIFBristol).

They all share the Hub and café area, an inspiring space for meetings, networking and events.

The hub café area a clean, modern and airy space for networking and events.
Future Space cafe area

Future Space

Innovation centre and community hub for start ups and fast-growth businesses in the digital, robotics, high-tech and med-tech sectors. With wet-labs, offices, workshops and co-working space.

Graduates sitting at desks using laptops/desktops in Launch Space.

Launch Space

Launch Space has worked with hundreds of early-stage tech founders to help make their businesses successful. Spend up to 12 months developing your business with the support of our in-house incubation team.

Human finger touching robot finger

Bristol Robotics Laboratory Hardware Incubator

Start up space for hardware development businesses, focused on robotics and automation-related products, devices and technologies. It provides desk space, fabrication facilities, networking opportunities and technical support.

Researcher at the Robotics Innovation Facility

Robotics Innovation Facility

Providing robotics, automation and advanced manufacturing consultancy services to organisations, large or small, to overcome innovation challenges. Equipped with a range of cutting-edge hardware that can be used for research purposes, training courses, prototyping and the testing of new products.

Researcher at the Health Technology Hub

Health Tech Hub

Provides lab space and facilities for businesses to develop health technologies in collaboration with the University. It offers tailored R&D support for product development and prototype testing with state-of-the-art labs and product design suites.

Research and events

Research events take place across the University and wider community throughout the year.

University Enterprise Zone news

Researchers at University Enterprise Zone are involved in projects of regional, national and global significance.

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