What is Nexus?
Nexus brings together the brightest minds from business, technology and academia.
Our community of high growth businesses is located across the globe but has its physical base in a state-of-the-art innovation hub on the University of Leeds campus.
Businesses can engage with Nexus in a variety of ways, from becoming a member of our community to basing your operations in our high-quality office and lab space.Discover Nexus membership
“Nexus has changed the way in which universities and industry work together.
We’re delivering new standards of working and have supported our members to innovate, scale and push boundaries.”
Dr Martin Stow, Pro-Vice Chancellor: Business Engagement and Enterprise
How we support our members
Nexus member businesses have access to support from our expert team. They work with members to help them make the connections they need to make their businesses grow.
Here are some of the ways we can help take your business to the next level:
We have a proven track record of helping our members deliver commercial impact.
Discover how we’ve helped our members to innovate and grow.
Nexus is located on the University of Leeds campus, a short walk from Leeds City Centre.
We’re close to major transport links, a world-leading academic community, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and much more.
Special Briefing on AI: Global Challenges and the Road Ahead
Join global AI policy and regulatory experts for an essential webinar which will cover the current global landscape of AI policy and law, and guide you through the key measures you need to take to address both present and future developments.
Nexus Member Christmas Social
Join us in the Nexus atrium for a mince pie, a glass of mulled wine and the opportunity to catch-up with the rest of the Nexus community before the Christmas break. Open to all Nexus members. Feel free to spread the holiday cheer with your colleagues and invite them to join us for a joyful afternoon filled with merry music along with festive nibbles. We look forward to seeing Yule there!
Venture Sessions: Series A Explained
Join this workshop hosted by Sarah Abrahams, who has been advising on Series A funding rounds for the last 17 years, and learn how Series A differs to earlier funding rounds, how Series A investors assess opportunities, the risks of going for an A round too soon and how to mitigate these.
Harnessing the power of knowledge transfer for business growth
Come along to this event to learn how Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) can help solve your strategic business challenges. You’ll hear real-life experiences of LBBC and Andel, who have been through (or are going through) their KTP journey. We’ll dive deep into the outcome, the value of KTPs and how they overcome the challenges of their KTP projects.