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About Us

Nexus is a vibrant community for innovators and entrepreneurs. We help turn your big ideas into reality, whether that’s developing a new product or growing a successful business.

Nurturing innovation through communities and collaboration

We are the collaboration and innovation hub of the University of Leeds.

We help innovators make the right connections and provide access to research, talent and facilities across the University and beyond.

Our expert team bridge the gap between business and academia, helping businesses access the knowledge, people and workspace they need to thrive. Find out how we help our members to thrive.

Businesses can become a member of our community to basing your operations in our Grade-A office, labs and co-working space.

Benefits of membership

We’re delivering new standards of working and have supported our members to innovate, scale and push boundaries. Contact us

Our people

Gareth<br/>Scargill's portrait


Nexus Director

Nathan<br/>Berry's portrait


Head of Collaboration and Healthtech Lead

Chelsea<br/>Boothroyd's portrait


Head of Strategic Partnerships and Fintech Lead

Dennis<br/>Dokter's portrait


Data and Insights Manager & Smart Cities Lead

Barry<br/>Singleton's portrait


Engagement Manager