How we work

Upstream is here to help Hammersmith & Fulham biotech, digital and creative businesses succeed. Through the unique partnership of Imperial College London and Hammersmith & Fulham Council, our vision is to create a vibrant and world-class innovation district. We need everyone’s help to make this happen. Here’s how to get involved.

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Start up

If you are a startup, Hammersmith & Fulham is the place for you. From flexible work spaces and offices to events and targeted opportunities that support you and showcase your business.

Incubators and accelerators in the area include CyLon, Imperial’s I-HUB and hackspace as well as Blenheim Chalcot’s ‘Accelerate London’. Find out more about upcoming events, available space, the startups here and opportunities available to your business.

Scale up

Scaleups face particular challenges, but are key to the UK’s productivity. Hammersmith & Fulham can meet the needs of scale ups. From flexible space to accommodate rapid growth through to retaining and attracting talent as well as keeping business growth on track – often connecting with complementary organisations or finding potential collaborations can help during rapid expansions.

Find out more about scale ups who call H&F home here, get in touch with us to find out how Upstream can help you.


We can help support your team, add value to your internal comms, build up your local senior network, profile your business, connect you with local CSR initiatives, highlight great events and opportunities to engage and develop your team. If you are based in the borough, or are thinking of basing your organisation in Hammersmith and Fulham, please get in touch.


The academics and researchers of at Imperial College London’s new White City campus, together with those at the nearby Royal College of Art bring the benefits of co-location to life. Upstream can connect academia with local businesses that they could collaborate with.

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