Plus X Innovation Programmes

Innovation is born from collaboration.

We solve your innovation challenges by connecting you with fast, agile startups, accelerating entrepreneurship and inspiring employees with radical ideas and new approaches, leading your business further, faster.

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We solve your innovation challenges by connecting you with fast, agile startups, accelerating entrepreneurship and inspiring employees with radical ideas and new approaches, leading your business further, faster.

Whether you need to fix a big organisational innovation challenge, generate better ideas, move faster, embed agile thinking, or attract talent, we can help.

We can offer you the wealth of innovation experience and power that exists within our growing network of innovation hubs, as well as beyond our walls.

We deliver tailored innovation services and curate partnerships between corporates and fast, agile startups to solve innovation challenges, accelerate entrepreneurship and inspire employees with radical ideas and new approaches, ultimately speeding up the adoption of game-changing new solutions.

Our innovation services are rooted in a 100+ years of collective experience working with corporates to deliver collaborative partnerships and internal innovation workshops that see real change.

Our bespoke solutions include:

+ Scouting Activity

Use our network and recruitment process to find the world’s best startups and scaleups to work with.

+ Innovation Challenges

Define your challenge, create a brief, work with us to find your solution through accelerators, hackathons and connections to world class startups and scaleups ready to plug in their solution.

+ Internal Innovation Training

We help you define goals, identify quick wins and develop collaborative innovation programmes to succeed. Give

your teams a new mindset and a set of tools to use on launch projects.

+ Sponsorship

Learn how to reach startups and SME’s with your messages more effectively, using our in-depth expertise and channels.

+ Innovative partnerships

Get your brand in front of ‘the next big thing’ by putting your name on Plus X facilities and programmes that attract world class startups and innovators.

+ Tap into existing programmes

From Sustainable Materials innovation with the Better World Collective to discovering the what the future of Air Mobility looks like with our FAM accelerator, we might have an existing programme you could tap in to.

Location solutions:

+Build your own Innovation Hub

We can help you utilise your under-used office space by bringing in a select group of startups and SME’s who

are changing the game in your industry.

+ Plus X innovation hubs

Corporate innovation teams work best in innovative environments. Plus X innovation hubs are the ultimate space to connect and create flexibly.

About Plus X

Plus X have a growing national network of innovation hubs that are designed to maximise local strengths and skills with incredible technology and state-of-the-art facilities, all supported by our in-house experts and innovation programmes. The wealth of facilities can include anything from film and podcasting studios to prototyping and digital fabrication labs. In addition to this, Plus X is building innovation communities throughout the UK, including corporates, innovators, academics and policy makers, to enable talent, build new business opportunities and ignite positive socio-economic change.

We attract leading innovators with next-gen solutions such as crop picking robots, AI investment platforms, a plastic film made from fish waste, an insulation product made from fungi, to plant-based vegan compostable leather, and urban wind turbines - this is a one-of-a-kind community and Plus X has a proven track record in supporting these creative inventors, product innovators, makers and entrepreneurs.

The Plus X founding philosophy is based on a belief that where people cross paths and ideas are exchanged, great things happen. That’s why we believe in the power of collaboration between corporates with challenges and startups with solutions.