Welcome

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

Discover

Startups, spinouts and projects that need your help

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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...

Immersive entertainment – Other Worlds Escapes

Escape Rooms are one of the fastest growing entertainment experiences in the world, with over 300 venues now open in...

Researchably – smarter search, faster research

Research papers are driving academic discovery and debate across the globe, with more than 50,000 new files being published weekly...

Engage

Events, talks and competitions to inspire you

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Public Policy|Southampton – Pathways to impact

Public Policy|Southampton is pleased to introduce the first series of policy focused training sessions for 2017/18 designed to support researchers...

Think Differently

‘Think Differently’ will empower you with exclusive insights, knowledge and skills, brought to you by some of the most inspiring and...

Mentor Masterclass with Simon Kerry

Join Future Worlds Mentor Simon Kerry for his talk ‘Resilience and serendipity: how we built a biotech company’. Simon will focus...

The Startup Summit – accelerate your future

Want to compete for the opportunity to accelerate your future in Silicon Valley?  Attend or compete in the Startup Summit. Based...

Mentors

Experts, investors and entrepreneurs ready to assist

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Simon Kerry

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

Ben Clark

Ben Clark works to convert great ideas into high growth businesses that change the world. He is helping unlock the...

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...

Team

University staff who are here to support you

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Charlie Barton

Charlie Barton is supporting students with their enterprise and entrepreneurial development through advice and activities as a Specialist Practitioner for...

Natasha Nater

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

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....

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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The perfect recipe for Fish on Toast – five questions with Asher Fischbaum

Computer Science student Asher Fischbaum is at the heart of a dynamic student startup culture with Fish on Toast, one...

The future is now: why it’s time to start your business

The Cube at the University of Southampton Students’ Union was a hub of activity last week for ‘The future is...

A Fresher’s Guide to Future Worlds

You’re here at last – years of exams, numerous UCAS visits and careful applications all culminating in that scary moment...

Spinout Stories with Ali Tavassoli – ‘From the lab to the clinic, and back again’

Enterprise Champion Professor Ali Tavassoli leads an interdisciplinary team of scientists developing novel chemical tools that will inspire new therapeutics,...