University of Worcester Business Incubator

The University of Worcester is proud to be a significant stakeholder and community anchor for business growth in Worcestershire. In line with our ambitions in this area, we are now able to open up our Business Incubation space to Pre-startup’s and Micro Enterprises throughout Worcestershire.

If you are planning a business venture, launching a new startup, or growing a recently launched business, Our Business Incubation facility could be just what you’re looking for. It offers you business support, office space and meeting rooms on flexible terms.

Our Incubation facility is managed by a dedicated member of staff is situated right in the heart of the city.

A Co-working Space

Set in the heart of the City Campus, the Charles Hastings building is a Grade II listed Georgian building and has been one of Worcester’s most important landmarks. We have dedicated space for you to work.

Access to dedicated meeting rooms

A range of meeting rooms are available in the HIVE at competitive rates and can be booked through an online diary system. The City Campus Café also provides a relaxed and informal space for meetings.

A dedicated mailbox

A dedicated mailbox is provided in the incubator for you should you require it.

Opportunities to receive mentoring support

We have access to Entrepreneurs who can support, guide and network your business within the community to foster your business growth. We anticipate other users of the space will also provide informal networking, mutual support and opportunities for skills exchange.

Printing & Copier Facilities

The Incubator has its own photocopying and printing facilities and is free for incubator tenants.

1-2-1 Support from Sector Professionals

With our access to business specialists including accountants, legal, funding professionals, IP specialists and company formation experts you can expect to get tailored advice.

Networking Events

Our business networking events can ensure you meet other businesses both within Worcester, and the surrounding region.

Grant notification Service

Through our website, access to regional stakeholders and mentoring support we can ensure you are aware of upcoming grants which you may access.

If you would like to make an application for space, please contact:

Nick Bancroft
University of Worcester Enterprise Manager

Tel: 01905 542 817
Email: enterprise@worc.ac.uk