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Case Studies

At Nexus, we have a proven track record of helping our members to deliver commercial impact. Discover how working with Nexus has enabled these businesses to innovate and grow.

Adrian Brown from itecho health

Itecho Health's story
Itecho Health joined the Nexus community in 2019.

Since then, the business has grown rapidly with the support of the Nexus team, who have helped with access to funding streams, grant applications and mock interviews. With Nexus’ support, the company successfully secured £2.2 million of funding from the National Institute of Health Research.

Itecho Health's story
Saile Villegas from Seeai on a video call

Seeai's story
It was while studying Computer Science at the University of Leeds that Saile decided to start Seeai.

Being part of the Nexus community has helped Seeai to make valuable connections, secure grant funding and introduce their technology into the NHS.

Seeai's story
David McKee from Slingshot Simulations holding a meeting

Slingshot Simulations' story
Slingshot Simulations joined Nexus as a small start-up in 2019, with a team of three people.

After raising £2.5m of seed funding, and capitalising on Nexus’ reach into universities and the local community, Slingshot has now grown significantly to a team of 16.

Slingshot Simulations' story

We Drifters' story
We Drifters' sleepwear is made from bamboo fabric infused with an anti-insect treatment.

Since joining the Nexus community, through the BUILD programme, We Drifters have realised significant benefits.

We Drifters' story
Dr Helen Hughes, Associate Professor, Socio-Technical Centre & Workplace Behaviour Research Centre, University of Leeds

The University of Leeds Perspective
The Nexus community is made up of lots of different audiences including members of the academic community.

Here we share some of their insights about working with Nexus over the last 12 months.

University of Leeds Perspective
Scaled Insights colleague Barry Singleton

Scaled Insights' story
AI innovators Scaled Insights are proof that collaboration between entrepreneurs and academics is beneficial.

The company are collaborating widely across the University, and are reaping the rewards of the network of valuable connections available through Nexus.

Scaled Insights' Story
The Vet-AI team in the Nexus building

Vet-AI's story
One of the UK’s most exciting vet-tech startups, Vet-AI is a great example of how Nexus is supporting regional businesses.

Nexus’ strategic approach to working with Vet AI has helped to generate substantial benefits for both business and The University. Through offering seamless access to skills and talent across the University, Vet-AI has recruited three MSc students to re-design the company’s flagship app.

Vet-AI's Story