Engine Shed is Bristol's innovation hub next to Temple Meads station. We provide space, membership, training and events that fuel a thriving innovation ecosystem in the West of England.


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We’re home to 5 meeting rooms, 4 event spaces, 3 coworking spaces and 18 offices.

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Become a member and get access to business support, workspaces and a community of innovators.

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From talks and panels to product demos and meet-ups, shape the future at Engine Shed.

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Eagle Labs is coming to Bristol

Barclays Eagle Labs will be opening its first Bristol-based Eagle Lab at Engine Shed in early 2024. The network will provide startups and entrepreneurs with business expertise, mentoring, coaching and banking services.

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About Engine Shed

We exist to drive innovation in Bristol and the West of England.

We do this by welcoming startups, industry, academics, government and community organisations to use our innovation hub, and we provide support with membership, training, events and access to our innovation network.

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Our Innovation Partners

We work with our partners to drive innovation in the West of England region and wider.

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    Bristol Technology Festival

    Engine Shed is proud to be one of the founding partners and ongoing community partner of Bristol Technology Festival. Established in 2019, Bristol Tech Festival is the UK’s largest and most connected regional tech festival, designed to support those working in the industry and celebrate the depth of the tech sector.

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    Investment Activator Programme

    Since Engine Shed opened in 2013, we’ve had a focus on the investment agenda – particularly access to investment for growing businesses in the South West of England. Launched in 2021, the Investment Activator Programme (IAP) is designed to support companies and investors to increase the flow of equity investment in the South West.

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Featured News

A photo of Matt Corbidge, Director of Eagle Labs, Mike Paton, Director of Engine Shed, and Ben Shorrock, Director of techSPARK at an event at Engine Shed
Barclays partners with Engine Shed for its Bristol-based Eagle Lab

Barclays announced its first Bristol based Eagle Lab during Bristol Technology Festival last week, creating a further boost for the West of...

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Is tech addressing society’s biggest challenges?

A review by Chair, Anna-Lisa Wesley “As Silicon Valley drives us towards the promise of yet another golden future, this one driven by...

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Let’s Chat: Jane Wright, Investment Manager at Invest Bristol & Bath

Our Let’s Chat series shines the spotlight on our all-important stakeholders that form a vital part of Engine Shed. We sat down with Jane...

Featured Events

  • 30 Nov 2023

    SETsquared Workshop: What’s Your Purpose? (Branding)

    Time: 14:00 - 16:00 Location: Engine Shed

    How will your company stand out if you and all your competitors look and sound the same?

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  • 30 Nov 2023

    Christmas Social

    Time: 18:00 Location: Engine Shed

    Festive celebrations for our residents & members to celebrate 10 years of Engine Shed.

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  • 06 Dec 2023

    Engine Shed Event Series: Quantum of Social

    Time: 17:00 - 20:00 Location: Engine Shed

    Join us as we bring together the Bristol quantum community to connect and collaborate!

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