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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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Renovos: revolutionary nanoclays for bone repair

Trauma, disease and advancing years can all result in bone deterioration. There is a bone fracture every three seconds around...

Sensing continuous chemical changes: SouthWestSensor

Wearable technologies are increasingly available in our modern society to record our heart rate and physical activity, but it remains...

Crùbag: textiles inspired by wonders of marine science

Ocean life is a natural marvel and mystery that largely remains only visible to those in the scientific community. Scientists...

Handy Kanji: intuitive language learning

Learning a new language is often strenuous, but when the written form involves over two thousand individual characters the challenge is far...

Engage

Events, talks and competitions to inspire you

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Launchpad Programme

About to graduate? Dream of becoming a tech entrepreneur?  Check out Falmouth University’s post-graduate Launchpad programme; the ideal route to...

RAEng Enterprise Hub regional networking reception – Southampton

This event is open to Fellows of the Academy, RAEng Enterprise Fellows and alumni, researchers, engineers, entrepreneurs, students and industrial...

Innovation in health & life sciences Funding

The aim of this competition is to develop innovative healthcare technologies and processes that will help provide one or more...

Business Stories: Gerard Grech

Gerard Grech CEO of Tech City UK (@gerardgrech), an organisation focused on accelerating the growth of digital businesses in London and...

Mentors

Experts, investors and entrepreneurs ready to assist

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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...

Dame Wendy Hall

Professor Dame Wendy Hall is a world-renowned computer scientist and serial entrepreneur who has formed several spinout companies across three...

Robbie Rice

Robbie Rice is the General Manager of the UK branch of Fresh Consulting LLC, an international User Experience (UX) design...

Team

University staff who are here to support you

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Events and Communications Officer

Are you passionate about entrepreneurship? Do you love watching The Apprentice and Dragons’ Den? This exciting post is an incredible...

Reuben Wilcock

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

Sophie Sellers

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

Alex Dunlop

A quick glance at Alex Dunlop’s wide-ranging CV reveals someone who enjoys variety and working with people. Since moving to England...

Companies

Organisations and businesses to help you grow

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Salesforce

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

Chaptr

Chaptr is a multi-disciplinary creative studio based in Southampton. Its team have been working with forward thinking brands since 2011;...

Unitive Design and Analysis

Unitive Design and Analysis (UDA) is a fast-growing technology startup company which delivers services to the BioTech, AgriTech and MedTech...

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...

Blog

Exclusive advice and articles from our ecosystem

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Mentor Masterclass – how to succeed with crowdfunding

Crowdfunding expert Chris Buckingham has supported everything from artists to zoos in the UK’s evolving startup ecosystem and recently launched...

Student startups seal the deal at Southampton Dragons’ Den

A smart academic search platform and a Japanese learning app scooped £50,000 of investment as student startup talent was celebrated...

Entrepreneurship is not a job, it’s a lifestyle

I get it, the title is cliché. Yet, most people seem to miss this point. I don’t want this article...

Secrets to success – investors’ tips on how to prosper in Dragons’ Den

Future Worlds’ annual entrepreneurial extravaganza returns this weekend with the latest instalment of its growing Dragons’ Den series. The contest...