Our Members and Partners

Engine Shed has a shared mission to support an inclusive and growing economy, so we work in partnership with a number of organisations from the public, private, and third sectors to deliver impact.

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  • Member
  • Partner
  • Network

    Barclays Eagle Labs

    Eagle Labs provides start-ups and entrepreneurs with access to business expertise, banking services, and mentoring and coaching from scale-up specialists.

  • Education

    Bath Spa University

    Bath Spa University is where creative minds meet. They teach and research across art, sciences, education, social science, and business.

  • Tech

    Bristol City Leap

    Bristol City Leap is a world first, game-changing approach towards decarbonisation at city-scale. The City Leap Energy Partnership is a twenty-year joint venture between Bristol City Council, Ameresco and Vattenfall Heat UK which will enable the delivery of over £1 billion of investment into Bristol’s energy system.

  • Creative

    Bristol Creative Industries

    Bristol Creative Industries, formerly Bristol Media, is a support network for the creative and media industries in Bristol. It has over 600 members, making it one of the biggest creative communities in the UK.

  • Enterprise

    Business West Initiative

    The West of England Initiative is a business leadership team which enables the business community to positively influence how our area is shaped, managed and developed.

  • Charity

    CPRE Avon & Bristol

    CPRE is a countryside charity working with communities, businesses and government to to enhance, promote and protect the countryside.

  • Charity

    The Fostering Network

    The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity, bringing together everyone who is involved in the lives of children and young people who are fostered to make foster care the very best it can be.

  • Incubator


    Geovation is offering start-ups that are members of Engine Shed benefits including access to OS and HMLR data, expert business advice and mentorship, and a weekly ‘tech surgery’ drop-in session given by Geovation’s in-house software developer team.

  • Transport


    The Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British railway company that links London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.

  • Insurance brokers

    Hayes Parsons

    Hayes Parsons is one of the South West’s largest independent insurance brokers.

  • Business

    Institute of Directors (IoD)

    The Institute of Directors represents the points of view of business leaders both locally and nationally.

  • Education


    We provide UK universities and colleges with shared digital infrastructure and services, such as the superfast Janet Network.

  • Innovation Hub

    Quantum Technologies Innovation Centre (QTIC)

    The Quantum Technologies Innovation Centre offers dedicated facilities and support services for quantum and deep tech companies to launch, grow and connect.

  • Academic/business collaboration


    The role of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.

  • Incubator

    SETsquared Bath

    SETsquared Bath offers work space, business incubation and inspiration for high-growth companies and the entrepreneurs that create them.

  • Incubator

    SETsquared Bristol

    SETsquared Bristol incubates early-stage, high-growth, high-tech businesses.

  • Network


    TechSPARK is the information hub for all things tech in Bristol, Bath and the West of England region.

  • Office space

    Temple Studios and Temple 1852

    Temple Studios & Temple 1852 are creative and social campuses offering two vibrant, cool and contemporary workplaces in the heart of Bristol Temple Quarter's Enterprise Zone.

  • Architecture Studio

    Tonic Architecture

    Tonic Architecture is an RIBA Chartered architectural practice delivering carefully considered, beautifully crafted, sustainable buildings that use local, natural and responsibly sourced materials.

  • Investor

    UKBAA Angel Hub

    The UK Business Angels Association offers access for their members to our Lounge. Together we offer a series of events to build the angel investor community.

  • Education

    University of Bath

    The University of Bath is a top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

  • Education

    University of Bristol

    University of Bristol's cutting edge research prepares students for a global market and makes it one of the world’s most successful universities.

  • Charity

    Your Park Bristol and Bath

    Your Park Bristol and Bath enables everybody to benefit from green spaces by improving access to parks, providing outdoor wellbeing activities and creating, enhancing and maintaining natural habitats.