Access to funding, mentoring and networks to help your business grow
Since 2012 businesses based at SBC have attracted over £1.6bn in equity investment, grants and acquisitions. Of this, around 65% has been in companies with a focus on cell and gene technologies.
Invaluable support from on-site investors
With three onsite investment funds, companies have direct access to finance throughout their development.
Attraction of National and International Funders
The rapid growth of companies at SBC has also drawn numerous national and international funders to invest.
Campus CEO and Operations Groups
Peer to peer mentoring groups for CEOs and Office managers to meet in an informal setting to share experiences and advice
SBC Consultants' Group
This locally-based group connects companies with experts who can offer insights, support and guidance, acting as a 'critical friend' along the various stages of the therapeutics development pipeline.
GSK Fellows are matched with individual companies to provide scientific and business advice on a non-confidential basis
Regular informal events are held to support the community and encourage greater interaction and collaboration between employees based at the campus. These include a summer BBQ and Christmas quiz plus occupier lunches featuring company pitches and free pizza!