Commercialisation of the University's intellectual property benefits the businesses, social enterprises and organisations we work with by generating impact, enhancing performance and stimulating economic growth.

We transform academic research into commercial success through licensing and spin-outs, and we have an impressive track record in creating innovative spin-out companies.

There are a number of ways you could work with us:

  • Access our innovative technology via licenses and co-development of intellectual property
  • Collaborate and network with our spin-out companies
  • Discover investment opportunities for individuals or companies interested in our emerging spin-out companies

Video transcript: Nexus – Building on the University of Leeds’ outstanding track record in commercialisation

Our record

We have created more than 110 spin-out companies since 1995 – including companies that have created virtually waterless washing machines and medical devices for front-line patient triage for chest pain. We have around 250 active commercialisation projects and more than 450 patents in our portfolio.

Our current company portfolio includes regional flagship companies:

Contact us

If you'd like to work with us on a commercialisation project please email:

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