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About us

Solutions don’t come ready-made. We believe brilliant connections can solve real-world problems, and our goal is to help you start meaningful conversations that help drive impact from research.

75% of the 13,000+ conversations we’ve helped start between academia and industry through Connect are international.

£30-million in industry funding unlocked for new academic research through Discover since December 2018.



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Levelling the playing field

Levelling the playing field for institutes and companies to connect regardless of size, prestige or location.

Personal approach

Providing a personal approach to university-industry matchmaking through our embedded relationships and in-house STEM experts.

Building a community

Building an international community of the brightest minds and decision-makers.

Meet the team

Working from our HQ in Sheffield and a hub in London our teams speak the language of research, combining expertise from across the sciences, academia and industry.

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