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Discover our innovations, meet our team, listen to our mentors and explore our companies. Future Worlds wants to engage with you.

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Startups, spinouts and projects that need your help

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Dynamon: Driving savings through big data

Transportation companies could be significantly reducing their expenses through the use of fuel saving products. Although technologies exist which can make vehicles...

Sound Virtualiser soundbar: immersive 3D audio

The average Briton spends nearly a decade of their adult life watching television, but millions of viewers enjoy a limited...

Trackstack: music discovery for the digital age

Electronic and dance music is thriving around the globe, with the latest reports valuing the industry at over $6 billion....

Rise: the dawn of a good day

Research has revealed that gently waking to increasing light levels rather than a shrill alarm can improve mood and well-being....

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Events, talks and competitions to inspire you

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Lessons from Formula One: Lecture by former team principal, Ross Brawn OBE

Total Competition – Lessons from Formula One: Lecture by former team principal, Ross Brawn OBE The University of Southampton and...

Max Toti: Startup to £100m IPO – how to get there – highlights of a work in progress

Join Future Worlds Mentor Max Toti for the latest in a series of engagement lunches hosted jointly by Future Worlds and Research...

BT Infinity Lab Challenge

BT’s Consumer team are looking for innovations that help busy people stay and feel connected to their family, friends and...

Merck Accelerator

Are you working passionately to launch your startup? Have you already completed the initial steps toward founding your company? Are...

Mentors

Experts, investors and entrepreneurs ready to assist

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Chris Buckingham

Crowdfunding specialist Chris Buckingham has supported everything from artists to zoos in the UK’s evolving startup ecosystem. An author, columnist...

Chris Broad

Chris Broad has marketed the meteoric rise of technology giant Apple in three decades of captivating work since studying electronics...

Shirin Dehghan

Talented entrepreneur Shirin Dehghan formed a pioneering software company which helped mobile networks handle the rush of phone traffic in...

Russell Champion

Russell Champion has always been interested in business, having set up his first company at the age of just 15. Watching...

Team

University staff who are here to support you

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Sophie Sellers

Sophie Sellers is exploring creative approaches that expand and enhance the Future Worlds network’s experience through quality events and marketing....

Reuben Wilcock

Reuben Wilcock is passionate about creating global impact through the commercialisation of university research. As a serial entrepreneur, he enjoys...

Brigitte Lavoie

Brigitte Lavoie is creating connections between academia and industry that are helping improve people’s lives through ground-breaking health research. She...

Sadie Jones

Sadie Jones is a passionate Outreach Leader who is elevating astronomers’ research impact and transferable skills as they communicate the...

Companies

Organisations and businesses to help you grow

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica

Leonardo-Finmeccanica is a global high-tech player in Aerospace, Defence and Security. With headquarters in Italy and over 47,000 employees, Leonardo-Finmeccanica...

Salesforce

Salesforce is a pioneering cloud computing company which has revolutionised the way enterprise software is delivered and used, changing the...

Roke

Roke Manor Research (Roke) is a world-class electronics engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise their investments in science...

FactSet

FactSet is a leading provider of integrated online financial and economic information to the global financial community, offering mission critical...

Blog

Exclusive advice and articles from our ecosystem

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Zero to startup in 72 hours – five questions with three entrepreneurial engineers

Engineering students Pablo Serrano (PS), Pawel Kostlowski (PK) and Pawel Wienclaw (PW) learned how to start a company over the...

Entrepreneurialism and EnvoPap – how I took my family business to an international market

Growing up in a business family in Pune, India, I was always inclined towards business, especially the international business development...

Lights, camera, action! – uncovering your competitive advantage with disruptive design

We’re always looking for innovative ways to engage with our entrepreneurial network, so when we heard about the possibility of...

Ask the Entrepreneur – seven things we learned from our panel of startup supremos

Future Worlds Mentors Mike Payne, Robbie Rice and Brian Luff took to the stage at Union Southampton this week for...