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Support from Eagle Labs

Innovation Connect's partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs brings unparalleled support to local businesses. As one of the UK's largest coworking and incubator networks, Barclays Eagle Labs operates within over 30 business ecosystems nationwide, providing invaluable resources for startups and scale-ups. These Labs serve as hubs for collaboration, innovation, and skill-building, having already supported over 6,000 businesses.

Through our partnership, you gain access to a wealth of benefits, including:

Learning and Insights

Videos and articles covering a wide range of topics to help you run and grow your business.


Learning and Insights

Business Mentoring

A team of experts, tech gurus and thought-leaders can support you on your journey.

Business Mentoring

Ecosystem expertise

Access Ecosystem Managers across the UK, who are embedded in networks of investors, entrepreneurs, specialists and corporates.

Ecosystem expertise

Network of incubators

State-of-the art Eagle Labs are designed to complement their local ecosystem, adding value and create a hub at the heart of their community.

Network of Incubators

Events and workshops

Covering a wide range of topics to help to inspire entrepreneurs and founders like you to navigate the world of business.

Events and Workshops

Deals and offers

Great offers for Eagle Labs members on relevant, best-in-class products and services.

Deals and offers

Ecosystem Manager

What truly sets us apart is the dedicated Eagle Labs Ecosystem Manager who works closely with the Innovation Connect team. Luke Hampson who is Portsmouth's Ecosystem Manager, leverages a vast network of member businesses, investors, mentors, and over 300 years of banking expertise to facilitate collaboration, growth, and success for your business. Whether you're in the early stages of your entrepreneurial journey or a corporate sized business exploring innovation and emerging technologies, we're here to guide you at every step.

Contact our Ecosystem Manager, Luke Hampson, at luke.hampson@barclays.com to tap into this support network and drive your business forwards.

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Support from the University of Portsmouth

There is also plenty of business support available from the University such as comprehensive support programmes and collaborative opportunities like Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

Support from the University