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Our community

Nexus is a diverse and inclusive community – a combination of different perspectives that provides fertile ground for innovation. We encourage our members to collaborate, exchange ideas and develop new solutions together. All this takes place within the wider community of the University of Leeds, providing direct access to research, talent and facilities.


Nexus is an inclusive community for entrepreneurs, innovators and businesses of all sizes. Diverse communities provide meaningful collaboration and impactful innovation – and that’s exactly what we’ve built at Nexus.

Our membership is open to those looking for a base in the Nexus building or who want to access our services remotely. Our members can be found across the globe, as far away as Israel and Canada.

We work together to help each other succeed by providing expertise, opportunities and a dedicated support system. Our members benefit from the tailored support of our expert team, access to graduate talent and a varied, year-round events programme.

Whether you’re looking to accelerate your innovation journey or grow a successful business, join our community to take your big idea to the next level.