Plus X INNOVATION Programmes

Solve your innovation challenges

Engage and collaborate with fast, agile startups to accelerate entrepreneurship and inspire your team with radical ideas and new approaches.

TALK TO AN INNOVATION EXPERT

We work with you to understand your challenges to co-design and create the right solution for you.

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

TALK TO AN INNOVATION EXPERT

We work with leading brands to deliver innovation

Tailored innovation solutions for corporates

Innovation is born from collaboration

Engage and collaborate with fast, agile startups to solve your innovation challenges, accelerate entrepreneurship and inspire your team with radical ideas and new approaches.

Engage and collaborate with fast, agile startups to solve your innovation challenges, accelerate entrepreneurship and inspire your team with radical ideas and new approaches.

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500,000

Startups in our network

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100+

Innovation experience

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500,000

Startups in our network

Collaborate with startups

Accelerate corporate innovation with leading, cutting edge ideas and technologies by partnering with us. You will find the right startups, deliver impactful innovation and pilot programmes and speed up the adoption of game changing solutions with reduced cost and risk.

Connect with startups

Get access to a network of the most talented statups and SME’s in the UK. Through sponsorship, bespoke scouting activities or promoting your products and services, you have the opportunity to influence and support the most exciting up and coming technologies and solutions in your industry and beyond.

Transform your innovation culture

Build an entrepreneurial culture, inspire employees and impress clients by working with and alongside startups and innovators enabling new thinking, fresh approaches and long-term organisational change.

What we can offer you

Find the best talent

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

Create bespoke accelerators and challenge programmes

Find world class startups and scaleups ready to plug in their solution.

Cultivate a culture of intrapreneurship

Motivate staff and unlock new, out of the box ideas across your team. Give them the tools to launch new projects and get ahead of the competition.

Increase your exposure

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

Tap into a new audience

Provide a discounted offer to your products and services to the local Plus X community.

Use our innovation hubs

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

We have over 100 years of innovation experience

Meet a few of our Innovation Programme team members

Mat Hunter, Co-CEO

Mat Hunter

Co-CEO

"Collaborative innovation is the future!"

Sarah Nichols

Partnerships Director

"I’ll be your first point of contact, let me know how we can help."

Toby Kress, Director of Programmes

Toby Kress

Director of Programmes

"Get the edge on your competitors, by partnering with leading startups."

Anneza Pitsialis

Programme Manager

"We’ll connect you with the solutions to your innovation challenges."

What our innovation partners say

The Body Shop 

An amazing opportunity to be in the same room with a group of startups

The reason I’m here [at a Better World Collective, Plus X event] today is because it’s an amazing opportunity to be in the same room with a group of startups when usually you’d just have a call or meeting with one at a time.

Simon Locke

Natura &Co 

We are already seeing a number of startups with interesting offers

We recognise that we can’t do this [achieving fully circular products] alone and partnerships are absolutely critical, so we reached out to Better World Collective [powered by Plus X] about how we make connections and network with startups, and it’s fantastic, we are at an event today and we are already seeing a number of startups with interesting offers.

Louise Scott

Vice provost

A highly successful strategic partnership

Brunel University and Plus X have a highly successful strategic partnership borne out of our shared view of the role innovation and start-ups can play in driving economic growth. Working together we have successfully established the incubator and accelerator Making the Future both as a sustainable fixture in the West London innovation landscape and

Professor Geoff Rogers

Southern Water

What came across was the enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the subject from the team.

Not only was the quality of the training of a high standard, what came across was the enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the subject from the team. It’s infectious and I came away from each session feeling incredibly motivated and desperate to put into practice what we’d learnt.

Chris Randall

Southern Water

A brilliant, engaging series of innovation workshops

A brilliant, engaging series of innovation workshops delivered by a world-class team of experts in their field. The content in this course will have a tangible positive impact on the work our team does. Would happily sign up to experience it all again!

David Preece-Phillips

KMPG

The team are brilliant to work with, passionate and knowledgeable.

It was a pleasure to work with Plus X to deliver a startup programme helping businesses to raise their first major round of investment. The team are brilliant to work with, passionate and knowledgeable. The quality of the startups they recruited was really high and the programme received extremely good feedback.

Nicole Lowe

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    ABOUT PLUS X

    We create innovation communities for the pioneers of tomorrow. We empower and enable bold thinkers at every kind of business.

    Our unique approach is all-inclusive. We offer everything you need to enable and accelerate innovation in your business. By designing and developing innovation hubs, we create communities with collaboration in mind. By delivering expert-led, holistic programmes, we help create long-lasting organisational growth and change.

    That’s why we exist: To build innovation communities and help them grow. To empower, enable and champion the people striving for better business and a better world. And help bold thinkers turn ideas into something brilliant.

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