Digital marketing company Refreshed Media moved into the Enterprise Pavilion, a business incubator at the Arts Univeristy College at Bournemouth. Here the company was able to establish itself and benefit from office space, facilities, mentoring and networking opportunities.
Future Publishing, a new media integrated magazine publisher, took on a Bath Spa University graduate for a successful placement as a staff writer for its music magazine.
The University of the West of England is working with the Community Arts/Media and Creative Education sector to ensure freelancers delivering projects have high level teaching and business skills.
Thanks to the Bath Spa University Innovation Award 2008 Maggie Powell was able to develop a project to design and test a range of innovative digitally printed fabrics.
In conjunction with University College Falmouth, record label South West Recordings was set up to promote local artists and prepare them for the commercial music world.
Dirty Pretty, was set up by Samantha Waine in response to the University of Plymouth’s Business Ideas Challenge, which provides funding and expert advice for new business ideas.