Proudly partnering with BCU to support innovation and forward thinkers
What is the Steamhouse Incubator?
Opening in the heart of Birmingham, at Millennium Point, Birmingham City University’s STEAMhouse incubator offers state of the art co-working space and high quality business support. It forms part of STEAMhouse, a large-scale collaboration and maker space set up to support local start-ups/ spin-outs from ideation through to implementation.
STEAMhouse, is an organisation driving innovation and research for major long-term growth across the West Midlands region. Set up in early 2018, STEAMhouse supports students, graduates and local start-ups to develop exciting new ideas and products, bringing amazing new ideas to life!
Why are we collaborating with the STEAMhouse incubator?
To support and be part of an organisation driving innovation and research for major long-term growth across Birmingham, a region with which we have a particularly strong connection.
STEAMhouse is driving innovation, bringing inventors, entrepreneurs, businesses and craftspeople together to develop exciting new ideas and products; an initiative that closely aligns with our forward-thinking values.
We see this as an ideal match, with both ourselves and STEAMhouse focused on offering advice and support that is clear, straightforward, and easy to put into practice.
STEAMhouse Incubator building
James Madill and Richard Scutt STEAMincubator Programme Manager
Take a look at the plans for the new STEAMhouse 2 Building
Key stats about the STEAMhouse incubator
a team of 3 dedicated to the STEAMhouse incubator
% of BCU’s student base is located in the Birmingham, travel to, work area, driving regional economic growth.
£M will be invested in the STEAMhouse 2
square feet of space at STEAMhouse phase 2 at Belmont Works, Eastside
Upcoming STEAMhouse webinars
22 April 2020- What you need to know about investment
29 April 2020- E-commerce on social media
6 May 2020- Creating an ads strategy that generates results
13 May 2020- Collaborating with other companies and users online
Also known as a start-up incubators, they offer people the support they need to turn thier business idea into a reality.
Business incubators provide access to facilities, leading business expertise and opportunities to network and build new contacts.They provide personal workstation, digital connectivity, expert guidance, business mentoring, a company address.
Some start-up incubators give you access to business workshops, additional training and introduce you to small business funding opportunities.
It was clear after the very first meeting with Gateley that they understood the ethos of both STEAMincubator and STEAMhouse. The partnership will allow us to add real value to the STEAMhouse community which will include regular training and development sessions and one to one legal support for student and graduate entrepreneurs