26 Apr 2024

Partner Spotlight – April: STEAMhouse

Jo Rudzki
Partner Relationship Manager

In the spotlight this month is the team and innovative space at STEAMhouse, who we welcome on to the Partner Referral Scheme and look forward to working with.

STEAMhouse is on a mission to enable innovation through collaboration. Powered by Birmingham City University, it’s a supportive space where entrepreneurs, students, businesses and organisations co-exist to solve problems and develop new ideas. Comprised of four floors, STEAMhouse provides the latest technology, kit and equipment, complemented by a portfolio of products services and programmes that include skills development, space hire, consultancy services, and events, it’s a destination that makes innovation happen.


Want to take your business or creative project to the next level, but don’t have the space or community you need to get there? STEAMhouse memberships include space, support and mentorship, and exciting community events so you can do your best work. Whatever you do, they’ve got the space and network that will help you grow.

Free business support

Do you want to build a new product, service or project but have limited budget or resources to get things going? STEAMhouse have a number of memberships available to qualifying businesses or organisations – so you can start your innovation and growth journey today.

Short Courses

Their short courses, all run by practitioners with real-world experience and jaw-dropping catalogues of clients from the biggest brands in the world, help you unlock your creative potential, explore fresh perspectives, and master new innovation skills so you can accelerate your growth.

Innovation Services

Need help to innovate? They’re specialists at bringing people together to tackle product, service or social challenges and test new ideas fast. Whatever your focus, their tailored innovation services can support you to achieve your goals and solve your problems.

Digital innovation support

The STEAMhouse Digital Labs have been created to help you explore, build and test your digital product and service ideas. Play around and experiment with the latest tech to accelerate your innovation and growth. Explore the art of the possible with new and emerging digital technology, and discover how to leverage it in your own work. Build your ideas with support from digital experts actively working in industry with the latest technology. Run professional standard usability tests and get guidance to aid your product development.

Venue Hire

STEAMhouse is your destination for amazing collaborative space; with all the tech, catering, keynote speakers, and additional support with event design and facilitation you need to have a successful and meaningful event.

With venue hire and events in mind, TBAT Innovation was delighted to host our inaugural 2024 Partners and Pastries event at the fantastic STEAMhouse back in February. This was kindly co-hosted by our partners Forresters IP and STEAMhouse, and was a great success. The event showcased STEAMhouse’s facilities, workspaces, and valuable business growth services to our partners and wider network.

Get in touch!

Want to find out more about STEAMhouse and how they can help you innovate? Visit steamhouse.org.uk or email steamhouse@bcu.ac.uk .

In addition, if you would like to look into our Partner Referral Scheme, please click here.

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