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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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Route Reports – smart hazard detection for buses and trains

Potholes and overhanging branches are a common frustration for road users in the UK. However, for bus companies the complaints...

Simple Stents: transforming ureteral stenting

Three out of 20 men and two out of 20 women in the UK are diagnosed with kidney stones during...

Aura Vision Labs – next generation video analytics

Businesses everywhere can optimise their products and performance by better knowing who their customers are and how they spend their...

Trimunocor – protecting babies from neonatal lung disease

Fifteen million premature babies are born around the globe every year and statistics from the World Health Organization indicate that...

Engage

Events, talks and competitions to inspire you

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Comic Relief Tech for Good 2018

Comic Relief’s Tech for Good are inviting proposals to develop or scale web, mobile or internet based technologies which deliver...

There’s No Time Like the Present: Young Start-Up Talent Entries

The Young Start-Up Talent (YST) is a community-based project aimed at young entrepreneurs striving to launch their own business.  Since...

Build the Next Billion Dollar Company with Entrepreneur First

Entrepreneur First help to fund exceptional technical individuals to build startups from scratch – often before they have a team...

Grow your startup with the Catalyst Grant

Are you ready to let your ideas evolve?  The Catalyst Grant, presented by Digital Science, is an international, early-stage startup...

Mentors

Experts, investors and entrepreneurs ready to assist

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Shirin Dehghan

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

Gordon Clyne

Gordon Clyne is a veteran Silicon Valley executive and startup adviser who has managed the innovation and expansion of high...

Mujibur Choudhury

Motivation to create lasting impact in the technology sector has propelled Muj Choudhury around the globe accumulating vast experience in...

Simon Kerry

Simon Kerry is a business expert with expansive experience of creating and developing innovative life science businesses.  He enjoyed success...

Team

University staff who are here to support you

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Sarah Rogers

Sarah Rogers is helping students discover opportunities to develop themselves personally and professionally during their higher education journey at the...

Reuben Wilcock

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

Natasha Nater

As part of the Future Worlds Medicine team, Natasha Nater is producing inspiring events and compelling creative content to support...

Aaron Wheeldon

Aaron Wheeldon is helping new University audiences profit from Future Worlds’ entrepreneurial activities and advice in an ever growing role...

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...

Dstl

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is a trading fund of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) which maximises the...

Blog

Exclusive advice and articles from our ecosystem

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‘Get out of the building’ – understanding your customer with Simon MacKenzie

Future Worlds mentor Simon MacKenzie has built on a background in drug discovery and biotech to launch multiple startups, now...

What’s the perfect gift for an entrepreneur this Christmas?

Google has announced that the most searched for gift ideas this Christmas are Call of Duty, Ugg boots and the...

University entrepreneurs impress at Future Worlds anniversary event

Startups and spinouts from the University of Southampton pitched to a packed room of investors and industry experts at a...

Attention student entrepreneurs! – meet our Society Partners

Future Worlds is always striving to strengthen the environment of entrepreneurship for students at the University of Southampton. This academic...