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Why Strathclyde? Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network

Supporting Strathclyde Innovation

Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN) supports Strathclyde innovation through enterprise, entrepreneurship, commercialisation and investment.

What we do

We work with staff, students and alumni to realise their commercial potential. Our events programme and range of support services is designed to support the development of your business and kick-start your entrepreneurial journey. 

Our team of enterprise advisors, commercial managers and programme staff can help you with:

  • starting a new business
  • creating a spin-out company
  • developing your entrepreneurial skills

Entrepreneurial success at Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde has a strong commitment to enterprise. Since 2005, we've helped to support the formation of over 260 start-up and spin-out companies!

In recognition of the University’s great work, Strathclyde was named UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year in 2013/14 at the Times Higher Education (THE) awards.

Discover more about company creation at Strathclyde

Meet our entrepreneurs

Cutitronics Joins ELITE following recent investment

Cutitronics is one of seven Scottish companies to have joined ELITE, the London Stock Exchange Group's programme for fast-growing companies. Cutitronics spun-out from the Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2016 and received its first major investment from FTSE 100 firm Croda International in July 2017. Croda has recently announced that it has increased its minority shareholding in the company.

Image of Cutitronics founder David Heath with Nicola Sturgeon at the launch of ELITE by the London Stock Exchange Group

Revive Eco secure £235,000 from Zero Waste Scotland Circular Economy Investment Fund

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the investment in her keynote speech on 31 October at the Circular Economy Hotspot in Glasgow.

Enterprise Pathway 2018 has officially launched!

The University of Strathclyde's enterprise and entrepreneurship training programme has officially commenced! Sign up here on the official webpage.
Enterprise Pathway 2018

Ruth McLaren named a finalist in the 2018 Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards

The founder of Silver Lion Innovations won in the Technology category at the North semi-finals on 26 June 2018.

Jonny Willcox Wins 2018 Inspiring City Sport Award

Strathclyde graduate Jonny Willcox, Founder of GeoSport Ltd, won the Sport Award at the 2018 Inspiring City Awards. Chitresh Sharma, Co-Founder of Swipii, also received a special commendation for the Outstanding Young Business Leader award.

The Start-Up Drinks Lab Awarded £75k from Scottish EDGE

Craig Strachan and Hannah Fisher were awarded £75,000 at the Scottish EDGE Round 12 finals for their business The Start-Up Drinks Lab.

Strathclyde Makes Significant Investment in 3F Bio

The six-figure investment forms part of a financing round, worth a total of £6.16 million, in 3F BIO, which was spun out of Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences in 2016.